Monday, Apr 27, 2015

Hit-and-run driver seriously injures Seminole pedestrian

The Florida Highway Patrol is seeking the public’s help in searching for the driver in a hit-and-run that seriously injured a Seminole pedestrian last week.
Updated: 22 mins ago
Booming hotel development creates friction on Pinellas beaches

Booming hotel development creates friction on Pinellas beaches

CLEARWATER — There’s no going back to the days when only cottages and mid-size motels looked out over the Gulf of Mexico here.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Marine biologist’s side business promotes area’s ecosystem

Marine biologist’s side business promotes area’s ecosystem

MADEIRA BEACH — On a recent hot Sunday afternoon, youngsters Shane and Katelyn Stalbird were having a lot of fun while learning about science. They weren’t playing a new educational video game, or watching Animal Planet. They were on an...
Updated: 19 hours ago
Pre-Castro yacht race put St. Pete in yachtsmen’s sights

Pre-Castro yacht race put St. Pete in yachtsmen’s sights

He left the downtown pier surrounded by an armada of white sails at noon on a Saturday and by early morning the following Monday, the golden glow of the island nation appeared ahead in the dark water.
Published: 04/25/15
Triathalon’s prelude a less intense undertaking

Triathalon’s prelude a less intense undertaking

ST. PETERSBURG — Hundreds of kids and adults swam, cycled and jogged their way around St. Petersburg’s waterfront parks Saturday in an easygoing precursor to today’s big St. Anthony’s Triathlon....
Published: 04/25/15
COLUMN

Keeping cable TV will cost a bundle

The Tampa Bay area is fortunate to have more than one choice when it comes to major cable TV franchises: Bright House Networks and Verizon. Many of my friends in other cities have to choose between one local monopoly and one of the satellite services...
Published: 04/25/15

Three people rescued from boat near Gandy Bridge

Three people were rescued from a troubled boat early Saturday near Gandy Bridge, authorities said.
Published: 04/25/15
Next step in St. Pete pier saga: City Council review

Next step in St. Pete pier saga: City Council review

ST. PETERSBURG – The arduous and sometimes contentious six-month process to choose a design team for a new waterfront pier has taken a leap forward, but it has not reached the end.
Published: 04/24/15
Updated: 04/25/15

Woman arrested in March wrong-way crash that injured 3 in St. Pete Beach

A transient woman was arrested Friday in connection to a March wrong-way driving crash in St. Pete Beach that injured three people.
Published: 04/24/15

Suspects sought in attempted Clearwater Craigslist robbery

Pinellas County sheriff’s deputies are seeking two men they say tried to rob a man at gunpoint today after he responded to a Craigslist ad for a motorcycle.
Published: 04/24/15