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Regional reservoir finally full as dry season looms

Regional reservoir finally full as dry season looms

TAMPA — Drained for more than two years because of an expansive renovation project, the 15.5 billion gallon C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir brims with water now, ready to slake the thirsts of more than 2 million customers during the approac...
Updated: 1 hour ago
PSTA seeks funding from MPO to replace buses

PSTA seeks funding from MPO to replace buses

CLEARWATER — With an ongoing need to replace buses, and fewer ways to pay for them, Pinellas County transportation officials are hunting for partners to help buy the vehicles they need to serve a growing number of riders....
Updated: 2 hours ago
Would-be Eagle Scout aiding historic Tarpon burial ground

Would-be Eagle Scout aiding historic Tarpon burial ground

TARPON SPRINGS — For 104 years Scouting’s highest rank hasn’t simply given out, it has been earned.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Man sentenced to 20 years for dealing cocaine

A 35-year-old St. Petersburg man was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for cocaine possession and sales, according to a release from the United States Attorney’s Office.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Municipal elections in Pinellas set for next Tuesday

North Pinellas residents of two cities can vote in municipal elections Tuesday.
Updated: 11 hours ago
WW II vet, 90, makes maiden parachute jump

WW II vet, 90, makes maiden parachute jump

The thrill of skydiving’s been on the mind of Charles “Chuck” Kerekes Jr. for a while now.
Published: 03/04/15
Law enforcement braces for spring break-Pinellas style

Law enforcement braces for spring break-Pinellas style

ST. PETERSBURG — While the 35 miles of Pinellas County’s Gulf Coast beaches don’t attract the same kind of spring break pilgrimage as Panama City or Daytona Beach, the extra hustle and bustle throughout March requires some planni...
Published: 03/04/15

FHP seeks driver in fatal Largo hit-and-run

A person standing in a Largo roadway Tuesday night was struck by a vehicle and killed, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 03/04/15
Dunedin loses best-water crown to Hernando

Dunedin loses best-water crown to Hernando

DUNEDIN — In an era of bottled water obsession, Friday’s event at Honeymoon Island State Park aimed to promote the tap.
Published: 03/03/15

Crash closes Beckett Way in Tarpon Springs

A crash has closed Beckett Way in Tarpon Springs after a power line fell into the road, police said.
Published: 03/03/15