ST. PETERSBURG — The day that the city has long awaited — and some long fought — will finally arrive Wednesday: the groundbreaking ceremony for the new pier.
A standing-room-only crowd packed a Midtown church banquet hall Tuesday to witness the first face-off between Mayor Rick Kriseman and former mayor Rick Baker in what is a watershed mayoral contest in the city's history.
The unlicensed contractor accused of faking his death to avoid angry homeowners has triggered an immediate change in policy at the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board.
Gulfport seeks Gecko Queen candidates : Gulfport's fifth Gecko Queen will be crowned at this year's Gecko Ball on Aug. 26. Candidates are invited to apply. This is a gender-neutral opportunity for those 21 and over. The Queen's costuming should reflect this year's theme of "Geckostock" (Woodstock, hippies and all …
ST. PETERSBURG — A former pest control worker was arrested for burglarizing 12 homes over the last five weeks, according to St. Petersburg police.
DUNEDIN — In a unanimous vote Monday, the City Commission chose Jennifer Bramley as the next city manager.
WOA collects backpacks for human trafficking victims: Women of AT&T (WOA) Florida collected 22 backpacks, clothing and toiletries for victims of human trafficking. The supplies were delivered to Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA), which operates Pinellas County's 24-hour crisis hotline and a 100-bed emergency …
ST. PETERSBURG — For nearly two years, the political stench of a sewage crisis has permeated City Hall.
ST. PETERSBURG — A 25-year-old motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries when he crashed into a car Thursday afternoon, according to St. Petersburg Police.
SEMINOLE — For weeks, Glenn Holland, 67, crawled out of bed before the sun rose to look for a dead man.
The murder of a St. Petersburg man will be featured this week on a new true crime series Murder Calls on Investigation Discovery.
When Lillian Dunlap moved to Florida at age 52 in 1999 she could finally breathe. The journalism professor from the University of Missouri and Indiana University hadn't been able live openly as a gay woman until then. She had considered coming out before but never did.
CLEARWATER — The city awarded a $5.7 million contract last week to Largo-based Caladesi Construction Co. to build the Morningside Recreation Center, replacing the former facility that was demolished in 2009.
CLEARWATER — The city secured a contract last week to host the 2017 USA Softball Gold 18- under and 16-under Fast-Pitch tournaments July 16 to 22, boosting the city's name as softball destination.
LARGO — Largo Fire Rescue is adding a rescue truck to help alleviate the call load at the fire station that responds to Pinellas Safe Harbor and the Pinellas County Jail.