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  1. Americana evening - Griffin, Watkins and Mitchell take the Mahaffey stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins and Anais Mitchell join forces with Sara Watkins and Anais Mitchell in a celebration of American songwriting. ST. PETERSBURG - In a highly anticipated national tour, Grammy Award-winner Patty Griffin will join forces with Sara Watkins and Anais Mitchell in a celebration of American songwriting and performance set for Friday, Feb. 12, 8 p.m., at the Mahaffey, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg.

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  2. The Heat Is On - Quinn Lemley pays tribute to Rita HayworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    She's back: It's only been three months since Quinn Lemley brought her show 'Burlesque to Broadway' to eager fans at Largo Cultural Center. Now, she returns to showcase Rita Hayworth's tempestuous life in two performances on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12 and 13, 8 p.m., at the center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo.

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  3. History of Our Heritage series to conclude Feb. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The fourth program of the Speaking of History free lecture series, 'The History of Our Heritage #4: New Initiatives in the New Millennium,' will be Sunday, Feb.14, 2 p.m., in the Pinellas Room at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N. in Largo. The final program of this series examines changes at Heritage Village since 2001.

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  4. Pinellas Sheriff's Office provides communications crisis trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office hosted a two-day training called 'Communications Crisis Intervention Team, Train the Trainer,' Feb. 1-2 at Administration Building, 10750 Ulmerton Road in Largo. It was the first class being offered to emergency call takers and dispatchers.

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  5. Sheriff's Office shows appreciation to school crossing guardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office hosted the annual School Crossing Guard Program Appreciation Day Feb. 5 at the Administration Building, 10750 Ulmerton Road in Largo and honored 117 members for their service. Twenty-one received length of service certificates, seven received Train the Trainer certification, 27 received Florida Department Transportation certification, 30 received special recognition certificates and 32 received perfect attendance certificates.

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  6. Water main maintenance to interrupt service in LargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County Utilities customers in the area of Ulmerton Road and Automobile Boulevard in Largo can expect an interruption to potable water service overnight on Monday, Feb. 8, as crews perform maintenance working on the existing water main. Pinellas County crews plan to begin maintenance work at 9 p.m. on Monday and the work is expected to be finished by 4 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9. Officials say that every effort will be made to minimize the water service shutdown period.

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  7. Largo police arrest 3 after search reveals crack cocaine, cannabisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Three Largo residents were arrested about 6:25 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, on six felony charges and one misdemeanor, after crack cocaine and marijuana were located and seized. Largo Police Department's Special Operations Unit served a search warrant at a home on Rosery Road, where two of the suspects live, with the assistance of the members of the Largo Police Tacital Team, due to 'high risk' because two of the suspects had violent criminal histories and the residents used exterior surveillance cameras, according to a media release.

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  8. Largo man charged with 22 counts of possession of child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A 28-year-old Largo man was arrested Friday, Feb. 5, and charged with 22 counts of possession and distribution of child pornography. Largo police served a search warrant at the home of Kyle Joseph Howell on 115th St. N. about 6 a.m. Friday, Feb. 5, after identifying the residence as a location from which illegal images had been sent and received.

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  9. Largo: A city in progressPush continues to develop and revive portions of cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Work is underway on LA Fitness and Sports Authority at Tri-City Plaza at the northwest corner of East Bay Drive and U.S. 19. For years, the city has put its full force behind fostering growth and redevelopment in major activity centers. Those efforts have led to the creation of several residential and commercial projects.

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  10. Largo leaders all ready to listenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    If you're concerned about the future of the city, then your chance is coming to have your voice heard. The city will be hosting a series of community conversations to help leaders better understand the type of city residents want to live in.

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  11. Hunt for new Largo city manager heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Two longtime city staffers are among the semifinalists to replace Largo City Manager Mac Craig when he retires in March. Assistant city managers Henry Schubert and Michael Staffopoulos are two of eight candidates on a list of potential replacements provided to the City Commission by W.D. Higginbotham Jr., senior vice president of The Mercer Group, the Seminole-based firm the city hired to conduct the search.

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  12. Pinellas Commission approves rezoning of industrial landRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Despite a clear policy to preserve industrial land in Pinellas County, Commissioners unanimously approved a land use change from Industrial Limited to Residential Low Medium Jan. 26 and a rezoning request for a land use change from C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing and Industrial, to R-4-CO, Two & Three Family Residential-Conditional Overlay. The conditional overlay limits the use of the 1.1-acre parcel at the southwest corner of the intersection of 135th Place North and Palm Way in unincorporated Largo to that of a single family home and related accessory uses, such as a shed.

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  13. Three motorcyclists injured in Jan. 30 crash in LargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Three people suffered serious injuries in a crash involving two motorcycles and a Chevy Tahoe about 12:26 a.m. Jan. 30 on Ulmerton Road in Largo. According to a report from Largo police, a brown Chevy Tahoe was eastbound on Ulmerton Road, approaching the area of West Rena Drive.

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  14. Pinellas deputy charged with attempted manslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County Sheriff's Bob Gualtieri demonstrates the steps it takes to release the retention devices on a deputy's gun holster during a press conference Jan. 29 where he announced the arrest of a deputy on attempted manslaughter charges. Dylan M. Tompkins-Holmes' pants are down around his ankles as deputies escort him to a cruiser Dec. 30. The deputy who shot him would later claim that Tompkins-Holmes removed his gun from his holster while the deputy was attempting the pull the pants up.

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  15. Building onea s hopesHabitat for Humanity home humbles single momRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Home is where the heart is, and there will be a whole lot of heart in Kimberly Sparks' new home. On Jan. 22, the weather forecast called for storms and heavy rain - a gloomy winter day in Tampa Bay.

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  16. It's that time of year to break out the running shoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The weather may be cooling off, but running season is just heating up in Largo. So, if your New Year's resolution was to get in shape, or if you would just like to compete, you'll have plenty of opportunities coming up.

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  17. Residents give many reasons for loving the Pinellas TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Whether it's for the love of fitness, the volunteer spirit or the outdoors, countless county residents can't get enough of the 25-year-old Pinellas Trail. Take Dunedin resident Richard Valentine, secretary of Pinellas Trail Inc., a volunteer group that supports the trail.

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  18. Largo Rotary hosts Feb. 8 membership eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Largo Rotary Club will host a membership recruitment event at noon Monday, Feb. 8, at Alfano's at 1702 Clearwater-Largo Road in Clearwater. Coinciding with the Rotary District's event, the Largo Club is seeking citizens interested in giving back to their community.

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  19. 99-year-old still plays weekly tennis, oversees newsletterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    At 99, Dr. Clare McCreary knows well the importance of staying active. 'You've got to keep active mentally and physically or you go downhill,' he said.

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  20. Robinson resigning from Largo city commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    There will be another seat up for grabs on the Largo City Commission after Vice Mayor Jamie Robinson announced his resignation Jan. 27. 'Due to a new employment opportunity I have decided to take a position where I will be traveling frequently, and therefore, will be unavailable to fulfill my duties as commissioner,' Robinson wrote in his resignation letter sent to the commission. 'This is not a decision I take lightly, but after discussions with my family, we have decided that this is the best route for us at this time.'

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