Tampa Bay: December 20, 2000
North Pinellas County news
Apartment complex sued over woman's 1999 slaying
||Swimmer is back with a vengeance
[Times photo: James Borchuck]
A Clearwater 18-year-old does well in his first big meet since the Olympic Trials, buoying his hope for the 2004 Olympics.
Managers should have known not to put the nursing assistant in a secluded area, the lawsuit contends.
With doubts, city okays $100,000 more for expert
Some commissioners are concerned about consultant Charles Siemon's tab and the lack of a list of work products.
Sword-wielding man charged in threat
A county animal services officer tried to issue the man a citation for failure to keep one of his pets quarantined after it scratched or bit a neighbor, according to police.
Phillies to get new stadium, new deal
The City Commission agrees to help pay more of the team's costs and build a new ballpark. Still to be settled is the site of the new facility.
Hospital wins approval to build up and not out
Safety Harbor's commissioners vote to allow the expansion project to begin.
Pick up or pay up, Tarpon Springs tells pet owners
The city expects that a warning will serve the purpose for most pet owners. If not, a $35 fine might.
No deal for three to retire early
A proposal to let three firefighters retain benefits was too limited for the union and too costly for the city.
Fire kills handyman in Largo
LARGO -- Arthur McAffee was known to pedal his bicycle through local neighborhoods, skidding to a stop when he saw someone he knew, asking if they needed help cutting the grass or fixing their lawnmowers or bicycles.
Largo police chief search shifts gears
LARGO -- The city's search for a new police chief has shifted to Lester Aradi, deputy police chief of Buffalo Grove, Ill., after the top candidate for the job withdrew his name from consideration for the position.
Manufactured artwork inspires showroom
A new company specializing in a manufacturing process that gives art prints the look and feel of originals has opened its first retail showroom.
Linebaugh extension into Pinellas should help
Pinellas County is about to begin construction to extend Hillsborough County's Linebaugh Avenue west into Pinellas.
'New' water poses a new problem
Pinellas wants its supplier to ultimately pay for making new water look and taste better.
HUD grant aids independent elderly
Creekside Manor I is one of the homes in the region that will be able to hire someone to help line up transportation, housekeeping and other services.
Dolphin adorns Christmas ornaments
Headlines through the years
Dec. 4, 1957 CLEARWATER -- Talk of a countywide beauty contest for girls 16 to 21 to publicize the County Fair and Horse Show at Largo ignited dormant differences yesterday between County Commissioner Frank Hoercher and Fair Manager John Henry Logan.
Durica helps revive classic Ensign fleet
The long curved bow, forward canted transom and full keel below the waterline easily distinguished the 23-foot Ensign as a classic sailboat embedded with the traditional look of much larger yachts.
In sickness and in health
GULFPORT -- Like many people, Bill Buster and his wife use a van as their main link to the world.
Woman accused of setting fire to kill man
Tampa Bay headlines
Traveling for holidays: start early
Santa breaks rule, makes deal
Scientologist to buy downtown Largo site
District tightens water limits
Man gets life sentence in stabbing
Mercy runs out for drunken driver
Tampa Bay briefs
Possible elections violations spur inquiry
Courthouse scandal judge merely laments news leak
Detective testifies in Aisenberg case
South Pinellas headlines
Pinellas Park mourns firefighter
Turmoil pursuing building of new City Hall
$85,000 approved for park upgrades
Who decides which one is the thief?
Five injured in brawl at sports bar
A city divided delays its City Hall
Neighborhoods atop candidate's list
Old hotel to reopen as, er, ah, new hotel
Restaurant to boost shrimpy parking
2 diners open at BayWalk
City recreation fees spur discussion
A global spin
Peers, parents point out district's terrific teachers
Grant lets poor come in from cold
Dann blazed local trails in business, political life
Focus on volunteers
34th St. boosters complain of loss
Citizen cops issue $382,000 in tickets
Fire damages vacant home; electrical problem blamed
A grand place for worship
Championships complete league's fall season
CGA players take different course to victory
Size of health care reserve eyed
News of Florida
TaxWatch polishes image as government watchdog
Democrats may lose agriculture post
Offical begins effort to oust 'liberal' justices
Around the state
News organizations continue ballot review, Gore gains votes
Business group urges civil service overhaul
Repayment drives expected HUD head
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