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Success stories emerge from Adult Drug Court

Success stories emerge from Adult Drug Court

CLEARWATER — When Patricia McGovern entered drug court, she never planned to get clean. She had learned how to play the calender — using drugs around mandated tests and follow-up court dates — and initially did not take her recov...
Published: 09/29/14
Clearwater’s new Whole Foods taps growing market for ‘natural’

Clearwater’s new Whole Foods taps growing market for ‘natural’

ST. PETERSBURG — When grocers like Rollin’ Oats Market & Café opened in the Tampa Bay area two decades ago, natural food stores were viewed as an oddity by many mainstream shoppers.
Published: 09/29/14
Art exhibit celebrates Haitian culture

Art exhibit celebrates Haitian culture

ST. PETERSBURG — “Haitian Art: An Expression of Culture and Fantasies” opened at Feathered Serpent Gallery earlier this month. The exhibit features paintings by St. Petersburg resident Ludner Confident, 65, along with the works o...
Published: 09/29/14

Government Calendar

Government Calendar is a listing of meetings and events scheduled in the week ahead.
Published: 09/29/14
SunCoast Center marks 70 years of meeting community’s needs

SunCoast Center marks 70 years of meeting community’s needs

ST PETERSBURG — When Michelle Connell learned her 3-year-old son had suffered physical abuse while visiting out of state, she rushed to bring the toddler back to Florida.
Published: 09/26/14
Sen. Latvala endorses Greenlight Pinellas

Sen. Latvala endorses Greenlight Pinellas

ST. PETERSBURG — In a major coup for backers of Greenlight Pinellas, one of the county’s top Republican leaders publicly is endorsing the mass-transit plan.
Published: 09/26/14
Area leaders make case for public transit

Area leaders make case for public transit

ST. PETERSBURG — The mayors of St. Petersburg and Tampa playfully disputed which city would have a light-rail stop outside a future Tampa Bay Rays stadium, but both affirmed the urgent need for Pinellas County voters to approve a massive expan...
Published: 09/25/14
Clearwater woman completes 81-day trek to Niagara Falls

Clearwater woman completes 81-day trek to Niagara Falls

A 22-year-old Pinellas County woman has completed a 1,300-mile solo walk from her home to Niagara Falls in New York.
Published: 09/25/14
Streetlighting work temporarily closing Dodecanese Boulevard

Streetlighting work temporarily closing Dodecanese Boulevard

TARPON SPRINGS — It’s not the comprehensive remodeling supporters of the cancelled Sponge Docks renovation plan had in mind, but work to spruce up the riverfront tourist destination will be seen through Friday....
Published: 09/24/14
Updated: 09/25/14
Whole Foods enters Pinellas at Countryside mall

Whole Foods enters Pinellas at Countryside mall

Premium health food grocer Whole Foods opened its first Pinellas County store Wednesday morning, at the Westfield Countryside Mall in Clearwater.
Published: 09/25/14

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