LARGO — Four public works employees lost their jobs because they didn't show up to work during Hurricane Irma.
CLEARWATER — RCS Food Bank has seen a surge in need following Hurricane Irma. The food bank saw a 48 percent increase of households requesting food on Monday compared to an average day, according to Director of Communications Lauren Misa.
CLEARWATER — The R.O. Jacobson Foundation donated $500,000 on Tuesday to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium's major expansion.
CLEARWATER — Hurricane Irma caused nearly $1 million of damage to city-owned property and about $322,000 of residential damage, according to an initial analysis from Assistant Clearwater Fire Chief Jevon Graham.
CLEARWATER — The City Council passed a resolution Monday asking state lawmakers to initiate legislation amending the Special Act of 1925 so the city can relocate the waterfront bandshell to the site identified in the Imagine Clearwater redevelopment plan.
CLEARWATER — Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County completed the Stevens Creek neighborhood on Saturday by dedicating the 51st and final home.
LARGO — Early Tuesday, a truck headed to the Greater Ridgecrest Branch YMCA from the Hillsborough County headquarters of Feeding Tampa Bay was welcomed by Salvation Army Clearwater staffers and volunteers. The mission: help fellow Pinellas County residents rest a bit easier, at least for a moment, by giving …
CLEARWATER — The Humane Society of Pinellas, 3040 State Road 590, is seeking donations to repair $15,000 worth of damage to its building. The shelter moved its more than 200 animals to emergency foster homes during Hurricane Irma. During the storm, the roof of the cat isolation area was damaged. Medical supplies, …
LARGO — City commissioners on Tuesday approved a higher property tax rate for next year.
ST. PETERSBURG — A sustainability summit delayed by Hurricane Irma has been rescheduled for Saturday.
CLEARWATER — The actual number of homeless people living in downtown streets and parks is not growing, as it has appeared to some city officials and business owners over the past five months, a hired consultant concluded this week.
LARGO — The Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board mismanaged its finances, lacked accountability and disregarded its own rules, according to a scathing report released Wednesday by the county's inspector general.
DUNEDIN — When Martha Hereford-Cothron returned to her classroom at Dunedin Highland Middle School on Monday morning, her heart sank as her eyes scanned the room and landed on a white bookshelf, empty except for a broken DVD player and a thermal blanket.
CLEARWATER — A Dunedin woman was killed early Wednesday morning when she was struck by a semi-trailer after walking onto the southbound lanes of U.S. 19 in Clearwater.
CLEARWATER — Five current and former Clearwater firefighters are suing a siren manufacturer, saying that some of the Illinois-based company's sirens were so loud they caused hearing loss.