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Celeb plays game show to benefit Wheelchairs 4 Kids

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 -

A local nonprofit organization that benefits disabled children received a welcome financial boost and some national publicity in the process last week.

Annual CAP health fair tomorrow

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 - July 30 event at Union Academy

West Nile detected in 3rd sentinel chicken

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 - Virus detected in Oldsmar; 2nd in North Pinellas

Tarpon commission OKs Citizens’ Academy creation

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 -

— City residents eager to learn more about the inner workings of their local government will have a new option early next year.

Public meeting to discuss Palm Harbor park changes

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 -

Proposed improvements to Wall Springs Park will be discussed during a public meeting held Tuesday.

Arthur Murray offering free lessons for National Dance Day

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 - Celebration in conjunction with “So You Think You Can Dance?”

Tarpon police thank Lightning owner for support

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015 -

Much of Jeffrey Vinik’s attention may be focused on reshaping the Channel District of downtown Tampa, but the Tampa Bay Lightning owner has shown an affinity f...

Johnny’s Fillin’ Station looking to energize Tarpon downtown

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 - TARPON SPRINGS — Downtown’s latest addition celebrated its official grand opening Saturday afternoon.

East Lake football coach Hudson steps down

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 -

After 12 years building East Lake football into one of the top programs in Pinellas County, head coach Bob Hudson has decided to hang up the headset.

Pinellas sentinel chicken tests positive for West Nile

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 -

— Pinellas County residents are being advised to remember their bug spray and help reduce mosquito breeding grounds after confirming a positive test for West Nile virus last...

Mugs ’N Jugs coming soon to Tarpon

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 -

— A revitalized portion of Tarpon Springs’ U.S. 19 corridor will soon gain a new tenant.

Five new K-9 officers to report for duty

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 -

With names like Blaze and Axe, would-be criminals and other nefarious characters throughout Pasco and Pinellas counties better be on their toes.

Tai chi for seniors coming to Tarpon

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 -

Area seniors seeking a way to relieve stress and discomfort from chronic ailments will have a new option next month.

Dunedin Orange Festival set for Saturday

Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015 -

— It can be hard to visualize now, but decades ago agriculture and Pinellas County went hand in hand.

Pinellas deputy receives national corrections award

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015 -

A Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office deputy received national recognition for his work developing and initiating a newly formed unit.

Innisbrook’s Copperhead undergoing 6-month facelift

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015 -

— The lush fairways and undulating, emerald greens are no more.

East Lake Field Day results in more than 200 connections

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015 -

— Two groups of amateur radio enthusiasts came together late last month in East Lake to hone their skills and share some knowledge.

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.