LARGO — The Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board mismanaged its finances, lacked accountability and disregarded its own rules, according to a scathing report released Wednesday by the county's inspector general.
DUNEDIN — When Martha Hereford-Cothron returned to her classroom at Dunedin Highland Middle School on Monday morning, her heart sank as her eyes scanned the room and landed on a white bookshelf, empty except for a broken DVD player and a thermal blanket.
CLEARWATER — A Dunedin woman was killed early Wednesday morning when she was struck by a semi-trailer after walking onto the southbound lanes of U.S. 19 in Clearwater.
CLEARWATER — Five current and former Clearwater firefighters are suing a siren manufacturer, saying that some of the Illinois-based company's sirens were so loud they caused hearing loss.
The Humane Society of Pinellas (3040 State Road 590, Clearwater) is seeking donations to repair $15,000 worth of damage to its building. The shelter relocated its more than 200 animals to emergency foster homes during the storm. During the storm, the roof of the cat isolation area was damaged, medical supplies, vaccines …
CLEARWATER — An airplane made an emergency landing Monday on Sand Key on Clearwater Beach.
Jared S. Hechtkopf Community Food Bank opens with ribbon-cutting
LARGO — Police are seeking the public's help in locating a man wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a Speedway store early Monday morning.
LARGO — As Election Day approaches, Pinellas County's elected officials will point to Hurricane Irma as a big reason why voters should renew the next round of the Penny for Pinellas 1-cent sales tax.
ST. PETERSBURG — TJ Noor felt like one of the lucky ones: His home on 22nd Avenue N didn't lose power long when Irma's winds downed trees and power lines throughout Tampa Bay.
CLEARWATER — The year was 1947. A gallon of gas was 15 cents and the brand new car to put it in was $1,300. Here in Pinellas County, a population boom was happening, and with it, a need to better develop activities for family and children.
While an official analysis of Hurricane Irma's impact on beach erosion is not yet available, early indications show some optimism.
CLEARWATER — As parts of Pinellas County continue waiting for electricity after Hurricane Irma, the County Commission voted unanimously Thursday to extend an emergency declaration until Sept. 21.
As storm debris starts to litter curbs, Pinellas County plans to start removing debris on Monday for residents in unincorporated areas.
CLEARWATER — Tony Hull, 62, rolled his wheelchair into his fifth floor apartment in Prospect Towers and peeked at the thermometer: 81 degrees.