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Pinellas deputies reminding motorists of school traffic

Pinellas deputies reminding motorists of school traffic

Depending on whom you ask, a new school year brings a mix of emotions. Excitement, relief, irritation, glumness — these and plenty of others were all expressed Monday morning, when the 2014-15 academic calendar officially began.
Published: 08/19/14
Sen. Latvala’s pan surprises GOP commission candidate Nehr

Sen. Latvala’s pan surprises GOP commission candidate Nehr

CLEARWATER — Influential Republican State Sen. Jack Latvala is not endorsing any of the seven Republicans running for the Pinellas County Commission District 4 seat being vacated by his former wife, Susan Latvala, who is retiring from office....
Published: 08/19/14

Former St. Pete teacher charged with having sexual relationship with teen

Pinellas County detectives charged a former St. Petersburg teacher with having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy.
Published: 08/18/14
Cat fanciers converge on Pinellas Park for show

Cat fanciers converge on Pinellas Park for show

ST. PETERSBURG — The No. 1-ranked Bengal cat in the world, a feline from Indiana, drew a crowd at the Skyway Cat Club of Tampa Bay’s 30th annual TICA Cat Show on Sunday. But the judges, who rarely agree, thought a 6-month-old Bengal own...
Published: 08/18/14
24-year Pinellas District 6 school board member challenged

24-year Pinellas District 6 school board member challenged

ST. PETERSBURG — Linda Lerner is the longest-serving school board member in Pinellas County history, having put in 24 years, and now she is seeking four more.
Published: 08/18/14

Students head back to school

ST. PETERSBURG — Pinellas County schools open their doors today for the start of the 2014-15 school year, and local police agencies will be out in full force to ensure that students make it to class safely.
Published: 08/18/14
Three vie for District 4 school board seat

Three vie for District 4 school board seat

ST. PETERSBURG — Three candidates, all with education backgrounds, are competing to represent the Tarpon Springs, Palm Harbor and Safety Harbor area on the Pinellas County School Board.
Published: 08/15/14
Seven in GOP battle to replace Latvala on county commission

Seven in GOP battle to replace Latvala on county commission

CLEARWATER — The Greenlight Pinellas mass transit plan has struggled to win support in northern Pinellas County, polls suggest.
Published: 08/14/14
Hippie Fest back in Tarpon for third year

Hippie Fest back in Tarpon for third year

TARPON SPRINGS — Hippie Fest, Tarpon Springs’ annual tie-dyed celebration of all things groovy and out of sight, pulls back into town from 4– 10 p.m. Saturday afternoon.
Published: 08/13/14
Updated: 08/14/14
USF professor hopes to best school board incumbent

USF professor hopes to best school board incumbent

ST. PETERSBURG — Kent “Kip” Curtis, a University of South Florida St. Petersburg professor and school volunteer, is hoping to take the District 3 at-large school board seat before incumbent Peggy O’Shea can settle in for a...
Published: 08/14/14

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