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Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Clearwater council approves beach parking garage
Vehicles are parked behind the Pelican Plaza, which is located near the intersection of Mandalay Avenue and Baymont Street in Clearwater Beach. City officials approved a proposed parking garage to be built on the current parking lot site. CHRIS URSO/STAFF

— A 642-space parking garage on the northern side of Clearwater Beach gained unanimous final approval by City Council Wednesday night.

Elisha Joy Kingsley
Former St. Pete teacher denies sex allegations
A heritage trail marker was unveiled Saturday on the American Heritage Trail in St. Petersburg. LUKE JOHNSON/STAFF
Trail helps illuminate history of segregated St. Pete
Police: Man arrested, was naked in 12-year-old’s bed

All lanes open on Indian Rocks bridge after crash

All lanes on the bridge to Indian Rocks Beach have reopened after a single-vehicle crash this morning.
Updated: 43 mins ago

Motorcyclist critically injured in Seminole hit-and-run

Pinellas County deputies are searching for the driver in a hit-and-run crash in Seminole Wednesday night who left a motorcyclist with life-threatening injuries.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Pinellas service groups unite to reach local families in need

CLEARWATER — Pinellas County has a plethora of community service organizations, but they have long struggled to work together to reach their full potential.
Updated: 10 hours ago

Clearwater aquarium employee’s dual role questioned

CLEARWATER — Owners of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium are likely this fall to ask the county’s Tourism Development Council for millions of dollars of bed-tax revenue to help pay for ambitious plans for a new downtown aquarium. One of th...
Updated: 10 hours ago

Pinellas revisits tourism boss’ pay

CLEARWATER — A higher salary may be in store for the next executive director of the county’s tourism agency, Visit St. Pete/Clearwater.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Clearwater council approves beach parking garage

Clearwater council approves beach parking garage

CLEARWATER — A 642-space parking garage on the northern side of Clearwater Beach gained unanimous final approval by City Council Wednesday night.
Updated: 13 hours ago

Clearwater man among 4 killed in Bahamas plane crash

NASSAU, Bahamas – The four men who died in a small plane crash this week in the Bahamas were from Florida, including a Clearwater resident, police said today.
Updated: 15 hours ago

Largo tree trimmers injured when ladder touches power lines

Two tree trimmers were shocked this afternoon in unincorporated Largo when their ladder struck a power line, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 16 hours ago

Woman drowns off Madeira Beach

A 69-year-old woman drowned near Johns Pass in Madeira Beach this afternoon, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Former St. Pete teacher denies sex allegations

Former St. Pete teacher denies sex allegations

A former St. Petersburg teacher is denying allegations that she had sexual relations with a 16-year-old boy following her arrest this week....
Updated: 18 hours ago