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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

Pinellas Athlete of the Week

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - Jensen on a tear setting up Dunedin offense

Jolly presents awards to teen artists

Thursday, May 7, 2015 -

— Local teen artists had their talents celebrated by the Dunedin Fine Art Center at a recent showcase.

Silverking Brewery to hold grand opening in Tarpon

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - TARPON SPRINGS — Craft beer aficionados will have a few new local brews to try out beginning Friday. Silverking Brewing Company will celebrate its grand opening with a two-day event at its Tarpon Springs facility at ...

Area Rotaries aid Bali building project

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 -

A Rotary International project that began last year is producing on its mission in Bali, Indonesia.

5A Baseball: Shutout puts Dunedin in region finals

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - FALCONS 6 WILDCATS 0

Law officers play softball for Kondek family

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 -

— Officers from four Pinellas County law enforcement agencies banded together Saturday at Bright House Field to benefit the family of a fellow brother in uniform.

Well-rounded Falcons keeping hope alive

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - Dunedin getting it done at plate, on mound

Pinellas Athlete of the Week

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 - Merino provided a spark for Spongers offense

Pasco Athlete of the Week

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 - Nurge qualifies in three separate events

School crossing guards honored for service

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 -

Three Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office School Crossing Guards received the Maybelle Rollins Bradford Award last week for their dedicated service to area children.

5A Softball: River Ridge sends Spongers packing

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 - ROYAL KNIGHTS 11 SPONGERS 2

8A Softball: Newsome outslugs PHU

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 - WOLVES 9 HURRICANES 6

Teen photo contest focuses on Pinellas watershed

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 -

Teenagers with an interest in photography are invited to take part in a contest hosted by Pinellas County.

Jail and Bail fundraiser Friday in Tarpon

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 -

— A number of prominent area personalities, athletes and business leaders will have their day in court Friday.

District tourneys take toll on North Pinellas baseball

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 - Dunedin the only team to make it out alive

Trio of North Pinellas softball teams notch playoff wins

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 - Region finals scheduled for Friday

Tarpon’s Sunset Beach to fully reopen this weekend

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 -

The temporary partial closures affecting Sunset Beach should be lifted by Friday, according to a city news release.

Health Department probing suspected TB case

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015 -

A suspected case of tuberculosis in a 17-year-old Pinellas County high school student has public health authorities on alert.

Pasco Athlete of the Week

Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 - Gulf junior’s throwing succeSs continues

5A-8 Baseball: River Ridge gets first district title

Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 - ROYAL KNIGHTS 3 FALCONS 1

8A Softball: PHU knocks off Plant

Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 - HURRICANES 4 PANTHERS 1

New name for PTEC, same goals for community

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 -

For over 50 years residents have been able to better their employment opportunities by attending courses offered by the Pinellas Technical Education Centers.

Pinellas program helps struggling families with minors

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 -

A new initiative designed to help get homeless Pinellas County families with minor children off the street and on their feet is off to a successful start, the program’s manager says.

7A Softball: C-Side blanks Braden River

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 - COUGARS 4 PIRATES 0

Pinellas Athlete of the Week

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 - Nichols swept sprints at districts

Reinvention on mound leads to newfound success

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 - Cut three straight years, East Lake's Brady making a big impact

Animals from St. Pete abuse case up for adoption

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 -

Animal lovers wishing to come to the rescue of some mistreated dogs and cats can now visit them at Pinellas County Animal Services.

Softball: 3 North Pinellas teams in postseason

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 - Region quarterfinals set for Wed. and Thurs.

7A-9 Baseball: C-Side, Adams brothers beat P. Park

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 - COUGARS 5 PATRIOTS 3

8A-8 Baseball: Sar. Riverview ends PHU season

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 - RAMS 4 HURRICANES 0

Tarpon explosion’s cause still being investigated

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 -

— The cause of a deadly explosion at a Tarpon Springs alternative energy facility remained unknown as of Tuesday morning.

Victims in Tarpon explosion identified

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 - One dead, another in stable condition

Pasco Athlete of the Week

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 - Davis wins both sprints at districts

One dead, another injured in Tarpon explosion

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 - Industrial accident expected, authorities say

8A-8 Softball: 'Canes storm to title

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 - HURRICANES 10 RAMS 0 (5 Inn.)

Pinellas Athlete of the Week

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 - Gannaway providing a spark to offense

Palm Harbor Citrus Festival bringing rides and more

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015 -

— One of Palm Harbor’s signature events gets underway downtown Thursday afternoon.