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Fourth of July events in Tarpon scheduled

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 -

— Is the next Joey Chestnut, Eater X or Black Widow right here in North Pinellas?

Cuts, route changes helping PSTA balance budget

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 -

With budget season in full swing, officials with the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority are highlighting strategic planning and cost cuts that will provide financial stability over the next six years.

Pinellas Trail segment in Dunedin temporarily closed

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 -

— Users of the Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail will have to make a slight detour if traveling through Dunedin this week.

Pair of ex-Falcons continuing climb in minors

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 -

The road leading to Major League Baseball dreams isn’t often one paved smoothly.

Decorative bike racks proposed for Tarpon

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 -

— City officials are trying to spur people to tour the town on bicyclesand and want to add a little visual appeal to ridership.

Tarpon honors Pinellas sheriff

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 -

— In the immediate aftermath of unspeakable tragedy, Tarpon Springs Police Chief Robert Kochen knew his department could use extra support.

Tarpon discussing stormwater rate increases

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015 -

— Preventing roads and private property from flooding during periods of heavy rain is a constant challenge for the city.

Tarpon church holds vigil for Charleston shooting victims

Monday, Jun 22, 2015 -

— Bible study at Mount Moriah African Methodist Episcopal Church convened last Wednesday evening.

Suspicious explosion investigated in Tarpon

Monday, Jun 22, 2015 - “Loud bang” reported by residents early Monday

Pasco Athletes of the Year

Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 - River Ridge's Schwarz and Mitchell's Wagner

Pinellas Athletes of the Year

Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 - Tarpon’s Daniel Davis and PHU’s Logyn Lilley

Hanhold, Brodbeck selected in MLB Draft

Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015 -

Eric Hanhold has come a long way from his “Don’t County Him Out” designation three years ago.

‘Dunk the Pump’ event encourages public transit use

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015 -

Pinellas County residents frustrated about gas prices and looking for a way to release pent-up dissatisfaction had an opportunity to do just that last night.

Out of School Bash this Saturday at Tarpon beach

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015 -

— The Tarpon Springs Recreation Division will hold its 2015 Out of School Bash this Saturday at Sunset Beach.

State honoring renovated Tarpon Golf Course

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015 -

After receiving a six-figure facelift last summer, the Tarpon Springs Golf Course is getting a little outside love.

Free ‘Dinner With The Docs’ event at Innisbrook

Thursday, Jun 11, 2015 -

— Florida Hospital North Pinellas is seeking out residents with a growing list of medical questions and not enough time to get them all answered.

Antique appraisal fair held at Heritage Village

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015 -

Pinellas County residents with questions about their household hand-me-downs or family heirlooms are invited to bring them to Heritage Village this weekend.

Tarpon business offers indoor fun alternatives

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015 -

Summertime’s high temperatures and erratic weather patterns can often make outdoor play activities a less-than-attractive option for parents looking to let the...

Spring football: C-Side ready to end drought

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015 -

— Last fall had to sting. It does any time a playoff-caliber team somehow finds itself on the outside looking in.

Ride honoring fallen officers makes Tarpon stop

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015 -

— Seeing bicyclists riding along Pinellas County roads is nothing new, but a group that was peddling its way up the peninsula this weekend wasn’t just out gettin...

Spring football turnout low for Dunedin

Wednesday, Jun 3, 2015 - DUNEDIN — The 41-6 final score wasn’t easy on the eyes, but Coach Matt LePain is confident better days lie ahead for Dunedin football. The Falcons, after all, only dressed 23 players during that spring game lo...

Tarpon roller derby match to aid anti-abuse effort

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015 -

— Veteran fans of roller derby or those who’ve never been exposed to its free-wheeling, rowdiness can take in a match this weekend while also supporting a good c...

Pinellas Sheriff’s K9 officers get extra protection

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015 -

Bosco and Chief of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office will work their beats with a little added protection, thanks to a recent donation.

SPRING FOOTBALL: East Lake runs away from Osceola

Friday, May 29, 2015 - EAGLES 62 WARRIORS 28

Beach to Bayou 5K this weekend

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 -

— The Helen Ellis Memorial Foundation Beach to Bayou 5K run-walk marks its 36th year this Sunday in Tarpon Springs.

Fundraiser for Palm Harbor dog shelter

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 -

— Residents can help support a local dog shelter by stopping by a fundraiser this Saturday.

Palm Harbor Parrot Head Party coming back

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - PALM HARBOR — Jimmy Buffet fans will flock to North Pinellas when the 2015 Palm Harbor Parrot Head Party returns next weekend.

SPRING FOOTBALL: Spongers split with Northeast and Bogie

Saturday, May 23, 2015 - SPONGERS 21 PIRATES 14; VIKINGS 7 SPONGERS 3; VIKINGS 13 PIRATES 0

SPRING FOOTBALL: Seminole takes care of Dunedin

Friday, May 22, 2015 - WARHAWKS 41 FALCONS 6

Memorial Day events in Tarpon Springs

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - Service in Craig Park followed by barbecue

Summer camps in county parks open for registration

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 -

Summer break for area youths is rapidly approaching, and Pinellas County is allowing parents to get an early jump on filling up their kids’ down time.

New Tarpon splash park hours begin in June

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 -

— Local residents looking for a reprieve from rising heat indexes continue to take full advantage of the Tarpon Springs Splash Park.

Prep baseball, softball reclassifications announced

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 -

The Florida High School Athletic Association released its annual reshuffle of baseball and softball programs throughout the state this month.

Youth softball team qualifies for national tourney

Thursday, May 14, 2015 -

The Tampa Mustangs ’02, a fast-pitch softball team comprised of youth players from around the region, has qualified to play in the 2015 Amateur Softball Association 12U National Tournament.

Baseball: Dunedin turns in season to remember

Thursday, May 14, 2015 -

Only eight teams across the entire state end their seasons with wins.

Tarpon Rotary to hold 2015 fundraising dinner

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 -

The Rotary Club of Tarpon Springs is inviting the public to its 2015 Spaghetti Dinner next week.

Graduation dates announced for Pinellas schools

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 -

The moment all high school students dream about is quickly approaching: graduation day.

Tarpon water plant to go into production by summer

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 -

— Barring any unforeseen setbacks, the city’s long-awaiting reverse-osmosis treatment plant is scheduled to produce its first drops of clean water this summer.

5A Baseball: State berth slips away from Dunedin

Saturday, May 9, 2015 - HURRICANES 5 FALCONS 4

Pasco Athlete of the Week

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - Goluba finishes out senior year strong