They came with hats in hand and talking points at the ready, a line of 60-plus activists hoping the 2020 Florida Legislature will keep them in mind when it comes to doling out state dollars or revisiting the statute books. The annual pre-session meeting of the Pinellas County Legislative Delegation mixed big-picture issues with efforts important to local constituents.
CLEARWATER — Forward Pinellas is looking to the future as work continues to develop a long-range plan for transportation needs through the year 2045.
CLEARWATER — Police detectives have charged a certified nursing assistant with seven counts of sexual battery related to incidents involving his patients.
“Carnival Row,” a series set in an invented Victorian fantasy world populated by both humans as well as races of beings derived from mythology, premiered on Amazon Prime Aug. 30.
A number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following films opening in wide release:
“Tall Girl,” directed by Nzingha Stewart, isn’t your typical high school movie. When you watch it, you’ll see why. The film premiered Sept. 13 on Netflix.
TAMPA — The Who will perform Sunday, Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m., at Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa.
Revelers did their best to live up to the unofficial city motto “Keep Gulfport Weird” on Aug. 31 at the 19th annual GeckoFest along Beach and Shore boulevards. The threat of Hurricane Dorian didn’t deter thousands who danced, ate, drank and shopped at the street party celebrating the end of summer.
The Greater Seminole Area Chamber of Commerce and St. Petersburg College hosted a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony for the new civic building at SPC’s Seminole campus Sept. 10.
LARGO — Mobile home parks are a breeding ground for code violations, unlicensed contractors and unsafe practices, according to city of Largo Community Standards Manager Tracey Schofield.
CLEARWATER — Ashley Holsten remembers the day her father died. She was a sophomore at Palm Harbor University High School, listening to her teacher give a class lecture.
PALM HARBOR — In an era where many executive centers and strip malls are suffering from low occupancy rates and outdated styles, The Key West Center in Palm Harbor is bucking the trend.