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Gov. Rick Scott's administration sparked an uproar when Secretary of State Ken Detzner ordered county elections supervisors to quit soliciting the return of absentee ballots at satellite sites instead of an elections office or branch.
Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team are investigating a four-vehicle crash where three people were injured.
The Pinellas County Commission is poised tonight to kick off one of the most important public debates in the county's history.
Holiday excitement grows as communities and organizations throughout Pinellas County celebrate with events designed to delight young and old alike.
Depending on where you live in the state, the largest group of Hispanics may be Mexicans, Puerto Ricans or Cubans.
Pinellas County Commissioners and officials with Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority continued working through their differences during a Dec. 3 work session.
After Gov. Rick Scott's schedule went out by email Wednesday, Tarpon Springs Mayor David Archie's phone blew up with calls.
David Jolly , one of the three Republicans vying to succeed the late U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young , likes to say he's best equipped to serve Pinellas County because as a former aide to Young he already knows how to get things done in Washington.
Fourteen taps in the Three Daughters Brewing tasting room are ready to serve customers when the brewery opens﻿ next week.
Last week's results in the Program for International Student Assessment - a series of tests given to 15-year-olds in 65 education systems around the world - showed U.S. students lagging far behind many of their peers in math, science and reading.
Earlier this year, when the Boy Scouts of America changed its policy to allow openly gay members, a local council braced for repercussions.
Two people suffered life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 11:43 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the intersection of Belcher Road and Highland Woods Drive, just south of Curlew Road, in Dunedin.
Rick Bennett says his Speckled Trout Marina here must expand to survive. However, his neighbors fear his expansion plans would harm the historic waterfront community.
Beginning in May, beachgoers may have to dodge pipes pumping sand on Sunset Beach and Sunshine Beach but the payoff will be a renourished shoreline.
When Aaron and Jonie Greenwood, a couple from southern Illinois, bought a house overlooking Boca Ciega Bay last July, they moved in and decorated it like a vacation getaway.