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Holloway sworn in as St. Pete’s police chief

Holloway sworn in as St. Pete’s police chief

ST. PETERSBURG — As police officers, elected officials and community leaders looked on, Anthony Holloway officially became St. Petersburg’s police chief Wednesday morning.
Published: 08/14/14

GOP officials, party leaders split on Greenlight plan

ST. PETERSBURG — A growing list of business leaders, mayors and county commissioners, many of them political conservatives, have come out in favor of a 1 percent sales tax increase to fund a massive expansion of the area’s transit syste...
Published: 08/14/14
Ex-Tarpon officer dies in apparent jail suicide

Ex-Tarpon officer dies in apparent jail suicide

A former police officer was found dead of an apparent suicide in his jail cell early Thursday, hours after being convicted of rape, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 08/14/14
St. Pete to include public in pier architect choice

St. Pete to include public in pier architect choice

ST. PETERSBURG — City officials hope their second invitation for architects to design a new pier ends better than the first one.
Published: 08/13/14
Boy with cerebral palsy throws out first pitch at Dunedin Jays game

Boy with cerebral palsy throws out first pitch at Dunedin Jays game

DUNEDIN — Thanks to the Dunedin Blue Jays and a Tarpon Springs-based nonprofit, 5-year-old Bradley Kistner had one special Saturday evening last weekend.
Published: 08/13/14

North County group holding regional transportation forum

EAST LAKE — A polarizing vote on the future of Pinellas County transportation is fast approaching, but a local advocacy group would like to broaden the discussion.
Published: 08/14/14
Dunedin Elementary to give out nearly 500 loaded backpacks

Dunedin Elementary to give out nearly 500 loaded backpacks

DUNEDIN — Dunedin Elementary teachers and administrators had high hopes for its new Neighborhood Knock program, but the outpouring of support has outpaced expectations.
Published: 08/14/14
Tarpon assures residents new splash park is safe

Tarpon assures residents new splash park is safe

TARPON SPRINGS — The chances the city’s new water park was the source of three reported cryptosporidium cases are slim, according to public health officials.
Published: 08/12/14

Tennessee police: Tarpon employee killed in murder-suicide

Tarpon Springs officials issued a press release this afternoon confirming the Monday murder of a city employee..
Published: 08/12/14
Arrest made in slaying of woman found near Pinellas Trail

Arrest made in slaying of woman found near Pinellas Trail

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in the slaying of a Clearwater woman whose body was found Saturday in a ditch near the Pinellas Trail.
Published: 08/12/14

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