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Council not eager to move up facelift date for Coachman Park

Council not eager to move up facelift date for Coachman Park

CLEARWATER — It may be at least five years before the city council seriously entertains plans for a facelift to the 20-acre Coachman Park, the city's concert venue overlooking the Clearwater Harbor and Marina in downtown. ...
Published: 07/17/14
Critical habitat designated for loggerhead sea turtles in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico

Critical habitat designated for loggerhead sea turtles in Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico

Across 685 miles of beaches from North Carolina to Mississippi, loggerhead sea turtles now swim in federally protected waters.
Published: 07/17/14
Local Republicans to hear opposing view on marijuana amendment

Local Republicans to hear opposing view on marijuana amendment

LARGO — The public is invited to the next meeting of the Republican Club of Greater Largo to hear the “Vote No on 2” campaign against the medical marijuana Florida constitutional amendment.
Published: 07/17/14
Hope for the Homeless

Hope for the Homeless

Most of us haven’t been disaster victims, but we know it could happen at any time. As fast as you can snap your fingers, a medical emergency or unexpected job loss can drain a bank account. If family or friends can’t lend a hand, it can...
Published: 07/17/14
City ready to finalize purchase of home behind fire station

City ready to finalize purchase of home behind fire station

CLEARWATER — For more than a year and a half, city officials have been attempting to purchase a home behind the fire station being constructed on Court Street.
Published: 07/17/14

City’s belt-tightening pays off for next fiscal year

CLEARWATER — For the first time in four years, the city’s proposed general fund budget will balance without tapping into its general fund reserves, and for the sixth straight year, the city’s tax rate of 5.1550 mills is expected ...
Published: 07/17/14
Lifeguards compete today and Friday at Pier 60

Lifeguards compete today and Friday at Pier 60

Published: 07/16/14
Charity to host celebrity auction, casino event to help people with disabilities

Charity to host celebrity auction, casino event to help people with disabilities

CLEARWATER BEACH — Make A Difference Fishing Tournament, Inc. will host a Celebrity Showcase Benefit Auction and Casino Night at 6 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Hilton Clearwater Beach, 400 Mandalay Ave.
Published: 07/17/14
Harlem native sheds light on Juneteenth at MLK center fundraiser

Harlem native sheds light on Juneteenth at MLK center fundraiser

CLEARWATER — The 5th Annual Harlem Nights event was held in the Crystal Ballroom of the historic Fort Harrison located in downtown in celebration of Juneteenth, an African American event started in Texas to memorialize the fact that two years ...
Published: 07/17/14
Volunteers needed for activist group serving senior citizens

Volunteers needed for activist group serving senior citizens

LARGO — Local senior citizen activist Ernie Bach plans to reintroduce an organization, the Florida Silver Haired Legislature, which once monitored state laws that affected senior citizens.
Published: 07/17/14

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