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Paddleboarders rendezvous of Pinellas coast

Paddleboarders rendezvous of Pinellas coast

A legion of paddleboard enthusiasts took to the Gulf of Mexico off Madeira Beach’s Archibald Park last Saturday morning for Florida Cup 2015.
Published: 05/19/15
Coast Guard rescues 3 from boat sinking in Longboat Pass

Coast Guard rescues 3 from boat sinking in Longboat Pass

The Coast Guard rescued three people from a sinking boat in Longboat Pass on Monday, authorities said.
Published: 05/19/15
Another grocery store coming to downtown St. Pete

Another grocery store coming to downtown St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG — Albert Scafati loves the downtown life. He can walk from his condominium home on Beach Drive and pick up orange juice, eggs and other staples at the Publix two blocks away.
Published: 05/18/15

Deputy involved in crash on U.S. 19 in PH

A Pinellas County deputy was injured this morning when he struck a car that turned in front of him in Palm Harbor.
Published: 05/18/15
Clearwater adds app as parking meter option

Clearwater adds app as parking meter option

CLEARWATER — Visitors soon won’t need to scour beneath their seats for quarters when parking downtown or at the beach if they have a smartphone.
Published: 05/18/15

‘Street Sweep’ nets 32 with outstanding warrants

Thirty-two suspects wanted on outstanding warrants were arrested Thursday in a sweep of central Pinellas County coordinated by the sheriff’s office.
Published: 05/15/15

St. Petersburg VA Regional Office to hold claims clinic Saturday

The Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in St. Petersburg will hold a claims clinic Saturday “specifically designed to make the claims process more visible to veterans,” according to VA officials.
Published: 05/15/15
5 injured in accidental shooting at Clearwater Beach hotel, police say

5 injured in accidental shooting at Clearwater Beach hotel, police say

A man accidentally fired a gun in a Clearwater Beach hotel this afternoon and the bullet grazed his leg before striking a tile floor, which sent shrapnel into four bystanders, including two children, police said.
Published: 05/14/15
Trapper removes alligator on East Lake High campus

Trapper removes alligator on East Lake High campus

EAST LAKE — An alligator lounging on the campus of East Lake High School was removed by a trapper this morning.
Published: 05/14/15
Pinellas names EMS Professionals of the Year

Pinellas names EMS Professionals of the Year

A trio of Pinellas County Emergency Management Services employees was recognized as this year’s Professionals of the Year at last week’s County Commission meeting.
Published: 05/13/15
Updated: 05/14/15