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FOOTBALL: Clearwater slams Tarpon

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 - TORNADOES 38 SPONGERS 0

Pinellas Athlete of the Week

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 - Dixon in midseason form last Friday

Pasco Athlete of the Week

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 - Taylor shows off his defensive skills

Football: Regular season kicks off Friday

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 - Tarpon Springs at Clearwater leads action

Pinellas in 5-day cone of uncertainty

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 - Tropical Storm Erika still 100s of miles to SE

Fast-track option for concealed weapon renewals offered

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 -

Pinellas County concealed weapons owners with expiring licenses now have a quicker, more convenient option come renewal time.

West Nile confirmations on the rise in Pinellas

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 -

Periodic flood events aren’t the only potential hazard resulting from this extra wet, muggy summer.

Tarpon art panel seeks funds to keep mermaid statue in park

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 -

— The chairman of the Tarpon Springs Public Art Committee updated city commissioners this month on the group’s financial health and projects.

FALL CLASSIC: C-Side locks down Alonso

Friday, Aug 21, 2015 - COUGARS 27 RAVENS 7

FALL CLASSIC: Fast start propels Mitchell past PHU

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 - MUSTANGS 36 HURRICANES 22

Football Preview: District 8A-6

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 -

The 2015 high school football season begins for most programs when Kickoff Classics get underway across the state Thursday and Friday nights.

Tarpon officials discuss stormwater updates

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 -

— Given this summer’s heavy rains and extensive flooding, Tuesday’s update on stormwater system improvements couldn’t come soon enough.

Tarpon drug bust brings in 14 suspects

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 - 21 total individuals facing various charges

Tarpon officials hear plans for Fire Station 71

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 -

— Tarpon Springs Fire Rescue has already begun improving response times north of the Anclote River, but those capabilities will be further enhanced once Station 71 come...

PSTA public meetings to continue through September

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 -

The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority continues a series of public workshops and hearings to receive feedback regarding changes to routes and fees.

It’s Hippie Fest time again in Tarpon Springs

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 - TARPON SPRINGS — It’s time to break out the tie-dye clothing and get in a groovy mood again in Tarpon Springs.

Tarpon gets a little more national love

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 -

It’s often said that all publicity is good publicity, but it certainly helps when that recognition is also positive in nature.

Football Preview: District 5A-9

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015 - Tarpon will try to navigate four-team field

Ribbon-cutting for Tarpon Middle School media center Thursday

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015 -

— The Tarpon Springs Middle School media center and library is spruced up and ready for student use.

Tarpon municipal golf course hit hard by flooding

Monday, Aug 10, 2015 -

— Everything from roadways to residential and commercial properties suffered during this summer’s heavy rain events, and golf courses are no exception.

Tarpon poised to fund program for disabled adults after state cuts

Thursday, Aug 6, 2015 -

— It wasn’t an agenda item at the last regular commission meeting, but important enough for City Manager Mark LeCouris to bring up before the night’s end....

East Lake, C-Side favorites for top seeds in 7A-10

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015 - It’s that time of year again.

Keep your dogs cool with some icy treats

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015 -

Despite this past month’s above-average rainfall, temperatures remain at steamy and potentially dangerous levels for pets.

Local state lawmakers speak in East Lake

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015 -

A pair of state representatives stopped into a local community meeting to brief residents on the issues affecting North Pinellas late last month.

Evacuations continuing throughout North Pinellas

Monday, Aug 3, 2015 - Rains continue to hammer region and flood communities, roadways

Celeb plays game show to benefit Wheelchairs 4 Kids

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 -

A local nonprofit organization that benefits disabled children received a welcome financial boost and some national publicity in the process last week.

Annual CAP health fair tomorrow

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 - July 30 event at Union Academy

West Nile detected in 3rd sentinel chicken

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 - Virus detected in Oldsmar; 2nd in North Pinellas

Tarpon commission OKs Citizens’ Academy creation

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 -

— City residents eager to learn more about the inner workings of their local government will have a new option early next year.

Public meeting to discuss Palm Harbor park changes

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 -

Proposed improvements to Wall Springs Park will be discussed during a public meeting held Tuesday.

Arthur Murray offering free lessons for National Dance Day

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 - Celebration in conjunction with “So You Think You Can Dance?”

Tarpon police thank Lightning owner for support

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015 -

Much of Jeffrey Vinik’s attention may be focused on reshaping the Channel District of downtown Tampa, but the Tampa Bay Lightning owner has shown an affinity f...

Johnny’s Fillin’ Station looking to energize Tarpon downtown

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 - TARPON SPRINGS — Downtown’s latest addition celebrated its official grand opening Saturday afternoon.

East Lake football coach Hudson steps down

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 -

After 12 years building East Lake football into one of the top programs in Pinellas County, head coach Bob Hudson has decided to hang up the headset.

Pinellas sentinel chicken tests positive for West Nile

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 -

— Pinellas County residents are being advised to remember their bug spray and help reduce mosquito breeding grounds after confirming a positive test for West Nile virus last...

Mugs ’N Jugs coming soon to Tarpon

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 -

— A revitalized portion of Tarpon Springs’ U.S. 19 corridor will soon gain a new tenant.

Five new K-9 officers to report for duty

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 -

With names like Blaze and Axe, would-be criminals and other nefarious characters throughout Pasco and Pinellas counties better be on their toes.

Tai chi for seniors coming to Tarpon

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 -

Area seniors seeking a way to relieve stress and discomfort from chronic ailments will have a new option next month.

Dunedin Orange Festival set for Saturday

Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015 -

— It can be hard to visualize now, but decades ago agriculture and Pinellas County went hand in hand.

Pinellas deputy receives national corrections award

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015 -

A Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office deputy received national recognition for his work developing and initiating a newly formed unit.

Innisbrook’s Copperhead undergoing 6-month facelift

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015 -

— The lush fairways and undulating, emerald greens are no more.

East Lake Field Day results in more than 200 connections

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015 -

— Two groups of amateur radio enthusiasts came together late last month in East Lake to hone their skills and share some knowledge.