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SEMINOLE — Forced to temporarily close because of the coronavirus pandemic, Fluff’s Stuff Re-Tail for Rescue, a Seminole thrift shop that supports the advocacy work of the nonprofit Fluff Animal Rescue, will host daily virtual auctions for the foreseeable future.

SEMINOLE — Because of concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Seminole City Council and city administrators have postponed the Pow Wow Festival & Parade, which was set to run Friday, March 13, through Sunday, March 15, at the Seminole Recreation Center.

SEMINOLE — As part of the summer Freshman Transition Program, in addition to getting to know each other and the school, incoming Seminole High School students are also asked to come up with a way to improve the school.

SEMINOLE — Seminole city staff is designing signage for Waterfront Park to let the public know where to find various elements of the park, located next to Home Depot on Park Boulevard.

SEMINOLE — On top of recognizing their 10th anniversary since forming, the Seminole Sharks had another reason to celebrate this season: the team took home the Lightning High School Hockey League championship for the first time.

SEMINOLE — More than 200 students attending Richard O. Jacobson Technical High School at Seminole collaborated with the Pinellas County chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace, a nonprofit organization, to build the components for 40 bunk beds donated to families and children in need.

The skies were blue and the breeze was cool and the frivolity was abundant Feb. 22 during the annual Blessed Sacrament Carnival in Seminole.

SEMINOLE — As the owners of the former Tides Golf Club, 11832 66th Ave., seek a land-use change for the property in hopes of building 273 detached single-family homes on the site, Pinellas County staff announced the upcoming hearing schedule regarding the development plans at a Feb. 19 commu…

The Seminole High School boys basketball team had plenty to celebrate on Feb. 14. The Warhawks hit the game-winning shot with one second left to beat Palmetto High School 58-57 and win the district championship for only the fourth time in school history. Seminole moves on to the regional qua…

The Seminole High School softball team received a $20,000 grant from the Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation last weekend during the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational event in Clearwater. The grant was part of the company’s Sports Matter initiative to help fund worthy local teams. Nike als…

A Seminole family was displaced after a large tree crashed through their roof as a band of intense storms moved through the Tampa Bay area the night of Feb. 6. “There was a tornado warning and then two minutes later, everything fell down,” said David Freeman, who lives at the home on Oakdale Terrace with his family.

Residents who live near Orange Grove Elementary School shared their concerns about traffic in the area at the Jan. 28 Seminole City Council meeting.

Speeding, signage and lighting were the main issues discussed during the public comment portions of the meeting.

Earth Fare, which specializes in organic and natural foods, operates two full-service supermarkets in Pinellas County. The store at Seminole City Center opened in September 2016, while the Oldsmar location at the Woodlands Square Plaza celebrated its grand opening in October 2017.

The city of Seminole celebrates its 50th anniversary of incorporation in 2020 with a full calendar of events throughout the year. The yearlong celebration kicked off with a special presentation hosted by the Seminole Historical Society.

At the Jan. 14 Seminole City Council meeting, Mayor Leslie Waters recognized Councilor Bob Matthews on his Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council Award for serving as a member of the TBRPC for more than 20 years.

Michael Meidel, Pinellas County’s director of economic development, told attendees of the Greater Seminole Area Chamber of Commerce’s Jan. 14 Board of Directors installation “that the (economic) state of the county is strong.”

With numerous changes last year — new staff, a new facility, new programming — 2019 was a year of “transition” for the Greater Seminole Area Chamber of Commerce, said Jim Olliver, the outgoing chair and president, at the chamber’s Board of Directors installation luncheon Jan. 14 at the St. Petersburg College Seminole campus.

TTGC LLC, which owns the former Tides Golf Club, 11832 66th Ave., demolished the Tides Clubhouse on the property Jan. 9.

The development group, led by managing partner Ron Carpenter, submitted plans to build Restoration Bay, which will consist of 273 detached single-family homes, on the property to Pinellas County July 23.

The Seminole Historical Society, working with the city, kicks off Seminole’s yearlong celebration of its 50th anniversary of incorporation with a special presentation at the Parkview Room in City Park, 7464 Ridge Road, on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 6 p.m.

SEMINOLE — Contract negotiations between the city of Seminole and Seminole Professional Firefighters Local 2896 dominated headlines in 2019.

SEMINOLE —At its Dec. 10 meeting, Seminole City Council authorized City Manager Ann Toney-Deal to execute a one-year extension of professional engineering services agreements with three firms.