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  1. Good Samaritan surprised by Tarpon Springs PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    All Rollie Watson did was change a tire. He had no idea how much that meant to a Tarpon Springs Police Officer.

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  2. Tarpon Springs begins conversations about Penny for PinellasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    City Finance Director Ron Herring recently made a presentation to the audience and Tarpon Springs Board of Commissioners about Penny for Pinellas, informing them of the Penny's history and its uses. 'The presentation is going to show what it's done for the city in the past and the present,' said City Manager Mark LeCouris at the start.

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  3. Paint & Photo Tarpon Springs 2017 set for April 19-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Sixty painters and photographers from Tampa Bay and well beyond will be fanning out across the city of Tarpon Springs, including the Brooker Creek Preserve, for more than three days, from April 19-22. For Paint & Photo Tarpon Springs 2017, artists will be capturing the very unique beauty that is Tarpon Springs, such as the Sponge Docks with its colorful boats, the azure skies and white-painted Greek restaurants and shops.

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  4. World premiere of "Libertaire" set for May 11-13Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The world premiere of 'Libertaire,' by playwright Elizabeth Indianos and composer Michael Amish, runs May 11-13, at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St., Tarpon Springs. Performances will be Thursday through Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $23 for Tarpon Arts members and students.

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  5. DOH-Pinellas marks STD awareness in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    April is National STD Awareness Month, a time to promote education, testing and treatment about sexually transmitted diseases such as syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea that are treatable. The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County provides confidential testing and treatment at STD clinics in its centers from St. Petersburg to Tarpon Springs.

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  6. Business owner hopes to bring job opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Local technological entrepreneur Ken Morris bought into a commercial franchise, with the sole purpose of creating job opportunities for people in the surrounding communities. Office Pride is a franchise commercial janitorial business, and Morris' Oldsmar location, 720 Brooker Creek Blvd., is just one of over 100 locations.

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  7. Painted rock movement arrives in North PinellasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    By now you may have heard about the painted rock movement that began out west a few years ago and has been slowly and steadily sweeping the nation ever since. Or perhaps you were at a local park in North Pinellas County and saw a colorful stone sitting under a slide or atop a fence post and thought, hmmm, that's a neat looking rock.

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  8. North County residents asked for input on Penny for PinellasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County residents were invited to The Centre, 1500 16th St. in Palm Harbor, on March 15 to give their input on how the county should spend future funds from the Penny for Pinellas. On Nov. 7, county residents will have the opportunity to vote on the county referendum a 10-year renewal of the Penny for Pinellas from 2020 to 2030.

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  9. Changing times mean different tactics for police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    When six deputies shot and killed an armed man April 6 in the parking lot of the Winghouse off Ulmerton Road in Largo, there were few questions why they pulled the trigger. According to a report, the Tarpon Springs man, who was wanted for failure to appear on a felony fraud charge, failed to obey commands and then fired his handgun on the detectives, striking the hood of one of their vehicles.

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  10. Tarpon Springs police chase leads to arrest of Holiday manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A 44-year-old Holiday man was arrested on multiple charges April 11 after fleeing from a Tarpon Springs police detective who attempted to stop him for a traffic violation. Detective Derek Anderson of the Tarpon Springs Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop about 4:58 p.m. on a 2014 red Mitsubishi in the area of Tarpon and Ring avenues, according to a press release.

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  11. Rubio should act on horse slaughter fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Editor: This new Congress is supposed to be focused on fiscal responsibility and working to protect taxpayer dollars, not wasting money on an issue the majority of Americans oppose. According to polls, 80 percent of Americans oppose horse slaughter.

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  12. Detectives shoot and kill wanted man outside Largo WinghouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County Sheriff's detectives shot and killed a wanted man about 3:30 p.m. April 6 in the parking lot of the Winghouse, 7369 Ulmerton Road in Largo. The deceased was identified as Richard Xavier Summers, 48, of Tarpon Springs, who was wanted by Hillsborough County for failure to appear on a felony fraud criminal charge.

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  13. 2017 Easter fun events around PinellasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    From egg hunts to appearances by the Easter Bunny, there's plenty of fun things to do around Pinellas in 2017, including the following. Easter Egg-Stravaganza TARPON SPRINGS - The Tarpon Springs Recreation Division will host the annual Easter Egg-Stravaganza on Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Tarpon Springs Sports Complex, 150 Jasmine Ave., Tarpon Springs.

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  14. Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival set for April 8-9Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The 43rd annual Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival will take place Saturday, April 8, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, April 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Craig Park on Spring Bayou at the west end of Tarpon Avenue, Tarpon Springs. More than 200-juried artists will be on hand under the trees and along the bayou.

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  15. 3 arrested for multiple vehicle burglaries in Pinellas and PascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies arrested three suspects March 29 wanted in connection with multiple smash and grab vehicle burglaries committed in Pinellas and Pasco counties. According to deputies, on the afternoon of Wednesday, March 29, 2017, Pasco County deputies were tracking a stolen cellular phone the afternoon of March 29 that was taken during a smash and grab vehicle burglary in their jurisdiction.

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  16. Coach's efforts boosts Dunedin High's softball programRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Dunedin High School Lady Falcons softball program is experiencing a resurgence under the direction of second-year coach Gary Kiefer , thanks to solid play in the field and new efforts to promote and market the team. DUNEDIN - With a background in promotion and marketing, it's no surprise Gary Kiefer has quickly increased the awareness surrounding Dunedin High's softball program.

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  17. Night in the Islands event set for March 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Attendees will have a chance to celebrate Greek Independence Day as the city of Tarpon Springs presents Night in the Islands on Saturday, March 25, 6 to 11 p.m., on the world famous Sponge Docks. Night in the Islands is a free recurring event that features Greek music, dancing and dining.

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  18. Belleair Bluffs prepares for first-ever wine walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The community is expected to be brimming with visitors who will sample wine during an event Saturday, March 25, involving 42 businesses. The first Bluffs Wine Walk, hosted by the Bluffs Business Association, will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. that day.

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  19. Photography exhibition to feature work by Lisa SibleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    'The Ebb and Flow of Life and Tides,' a photography exhibition featuring Lisa Sibley, will open with a reception on Sunday, April 2, 2 p.m., at Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S. Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs. The exhibition will run through Aug. 30. Admission is free.

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  20. Anglers for Conservation aims to Hook Kids on FishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    In partnership with the Tarpon Springs Recreation, Anglers for Conservation will coordinate AFC's Hook Kids on Fishing program on Saturday, March 25, 10 a.m. to noon, at Spring Bayou/Craig Park, 5 Beekman Way, Tarpon Springs. Kids, ages 6 to 16, are welcome along with their parents.

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