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Bicyclist killed in Palm Harbor accident

Hit by vehicle near McMullen Booth-Curlew intersection
Updated: 10 hours ago

Pinellas tourism director leaves for Kissimmee

ST. PETERSBURG — After seven years at the helm of Pinellas County’s tourism promotion arm, Visit St. Pete-Clearwater Executive Director D.T. Minich announced Monday he is moving on.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Pinellas tech centers consider adding ‘college’ to name

Pinellas tech centers consider adding ‘college’ to name

ST. PETERSBURG — Pinellas County School Board members hope changing the name of Pinellas Technical Education Centers to Pinellas Technical College with boost the school’s enrollment and reputation.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Group: St. Pete needs breakwaters in any pier plan

Group: St. Pete needs breakwaters in any pier plan

ST. PETERSBURG — Water taxis, kayaking and courtesy boat slips all made the short list for the city’s new pier, reflective of a community eager to turn its signature waterfront into a maritime playground.
Updated: 22 hours ago
New St. Pete police chief to meet public Saturday

New St. Pete police chief to meet public Saturday

The public will have to have the opportunity to meet St. Petersburg’s new police chief on Saturday.
Published: 07/25/14
Pinellas schools rally to boost performance

Pinellas schools rally to boost performance

ST. PETERSBURG — It had a new principal and an almost completely new staff last school year in hopes of boosting student achievement. But when it comes to reading, Melrose Elementary in South St. Petersburg ranks the lowest in all of Florida. ...
Published: 07/25/14

Probe targets Pinellas school’s FCAT scores

ST. PETERSBURG — Pinellas County school officials have been ordered to investigate Bay Point Elementary School’s FCAT exams for possible cheating.
Published: 07/25/14
Visits to GE, other businesses power Scott’s jobs message

Visits to GE, other businesses power Scott’s jobs message

CLEARWATER — Gov. Rick Scott was up-front about his almost daily campaign stops at Florida business ceremonies when he appeared at a groundbreaking Thursday for a $50 million expansion at General Electric’s Clearwater plant. ...
Published: 07/25/14
Tarpon All-America City delegation shows off presentation

Tarpon All-America City delegation shows off presentation

TARPON SPRINGS — It came up a little short last month, but Tarpon Springs put its best foot forward while in the running to become an All-America City.
Published: 07/23/14
Updated: 07/24/14
PH dance studio helping visually impared learn some steps

PH dance studio helping visually impared learn some steps

PALM HARBOR — Jumping out on the dance floor can be a nerve-wracking experience for people in full possession of all their faculties.
Published: 07/24/14

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