ST. PETERSBURG — The demise of the distinctive sign has been rumored many times.
By Sheila Mullane Estrada
MADEIRA BEACH — Voters here can either end or continue the city's divisive politics on March 13. They will also decide how the city grows.
ST. PETERSBURG — The new City Council will get its first chance to weigh in on the 2018 budget on Thursday morning — and they're likely to bring a long list of priorities to the table.
In the state capitol on Wednesday, lawmakers breezed through the bullet points of a higher education bill. They skimmed past a hot-button proposal to consolidate the University of South Florida System into a single university without a peep of pushback.
ST. PETERSBURG — A police officer was suspended for a month after he pushed a security guard at a summer concert in Tampa, according to St. Petersburg police.
ST. PETERSBURG — International artist Janet Echelman may have fulfilled her $75,000 feasibility contract with the city and previewed her billowing, parasol-inspired sculpture for Spa Beach, but for some, key questions remain unanswered about the $3 million piece.
The recent interval of cold weather has stretched resources at Pinellas County cold weather shelters, says Cliff Smith, manager of veterans, social and homeless services for the city of St. Petersburg. The shelters are short of blankets, volunteers and donations to buy food and supplies.
CLEARWATER — A 59-year-old inmate was found dead Sunday night in the county jail, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.
ST. PETERSBURG — The city wants the state to change its environmental rules to make legal an illegal maneuver it has relied on a lot lately: flushing wastewater down into the aquifer.
ST. PETERSBURG — There's a reason why it's so easy for Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and Clearwater Mayor George Cretekos to maintain a united front these days. They face a common foe: Tallahassee.
On an April morning last year, a Toyota Camry was parked in Richard Bandelow's reserved spot outside his Redington Beach apartment.
ST. PETERSBURG — During a recent Insane Clown Posse concert at Jannus Live, the horrorcore hip-hop duo known for wearing macabre clown makeup started spraying soda at the crowd.
LARGO — The county's transportation planning agency is pitching an idea to local governments to narrow a portion of West Bay Drive to add more space for cyclists and pedestrians.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Florida Highway Patrol urged drivers to use caution late Thursday as heavy fog has reduced visibility between 300 feet and 700 feet on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.
BELLEAIR BLUFFS — Since only the two incumbents are running for commission seats, the city will not have an election March 13. Commissioners Joe Barkley and Taylour Shimkus will retain their seats. The qualifying period for the two seats ended Dec. 19.
City commissioners serve two-year terms.