Tilar Mazzeo, the bestselling nonfiction author and biographer, will speak at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg on Thursday at 11 a.m. Mazzeo teaches English at Colby College and has written several books, including the New York Times bestseller The Widow Cliquot (2008), about the widow who …
MADEIRA BEACH — If newly elected Mayor Maggie Black has anything to do with it, last week's election will not result in a 2011-style bloodbath for city employees.
TREASURE ISLAND — Two newcomers just elected to the City Commission may be an indication that a much-talked-about toll for the city's causeway won't become reality and future plans will be guided by a new administration.
There is a populist leader. The disenfranchised are pitted against the wealthy. There is a church with strong political influence. No, it is not a story about life in 21st century America. It is the 19th century opera, Rienzi: The Last of the Tribunes composed by Richard Wagner and …
Greg Lore, manager of Clear Sky Beachside Cafe in Clearwater, was thrilled when he heard the county might allow alcohol sales starting at 8 a.m. on Sundays.
A 21-year-old Maryland man pushed a police horse in downtown St. Petersburg on March 18, according to an arrest report. Alexander Luke Fahmy was kicked out of Yard of Ale on First Avenue N about 1:45 a.m. He pushed a bar security guard and took a "fighting stance," an officer wrote. The …
CLEARWATER — After representing residents for 25 years, Pinellas County Commissioner John Morroni announced Tuesday that he will not seek re-election to a fifth term in 2018.
CLEARWATER –– After agreeing to pay $92,700 toward a federal lawsuit involving ambulance-service kickbacks in Texas, Pinellas County commissioners on Tuesday delivered a message to residents: No kickbacks took place in their county.
Palm Harbor Rotary Charity Golf Tournament
Many guests at the Juvenile Welfare Board's Cooperman-Bogue Kids First Awards Luncheon teared up several times throughout the event hearing first hand of the struggles people in our community endure and the lengths that others go to help them. The JWB invested $48 million in 80 programs that help children …
ST. PETERSBURG — A copy of Norman Rockwell's 1936 "Medicine" painting of a woman administering a spoonful of medicine to a small boy still hung on the wall of Mike Kinter's office the day after the Prescription Shop closed its doors.
Tara Brogan did not expect to make more new friends than she could count, or discover places she never knew existed in her hometown. But she did, and it's all because of a Facebook page and a few rocks.
Frank McDermott remembers the picture his father showed him when he was a teenager. It was a school photo of a thin boy in a collared shirt with dark, straight hair framing his pale face.
The Florida Department of Transportation has cancelled a meeting scheduled for Thursday to talk about the Pinellas Bayway project. The project will run from south of Madonna Boulevard on Tierra Verde to State Road 682 (the east/west 3.7-mile-long road that carries traffic over three bridges known as the Pinellas Bayway …
ST. PETERSBURG — The fourth Culver's restaurant in Pinellas County is slated to open at 498 91st Ave. on the Fourth Street N corridor by mid-June, franchise owner Matt Stuligross said.