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DUI checkpoint nets 12 arrests

CLEARWATER — A sobriety checkpoint that stopped drivers near Clearwater High School on last Friday night led to twelve arrests and numerous other citations.
Published: 07/31/14
Major Daniel Slaughter named as police chief

Major Daniel Slaughter named as police chief

CLEARWATER — Daniel Slaughter, a veteran of more than two decades with the Clearwater police, was named the 13th chief of the department Tuesday.
Published: 07/31/14
Local leaders join Gov. Scott to announce plant expansion

Local leaders join Gov. Scott to announce plant expansion

CLEARWATER — Last week, Gov. Rick Scott met with local officials to formally announce that GE’s Energy Management business will create a new 190,000 square feet manufacturing center, an expansion that encompasses a capital investment of...
Published: 07/31/14

Angler finds chicken dolphin school in Gulf

Anclote Bait and Tackle, (727) 945-1808: Capt. Griff says the bite is pretty much the same, though one angler fishing about 20 miles off the Anclote River reported getting into a school of chicken dolphin. Another working 25 miles off Clearwater got ...
Published: 07/31/14
Marina Restaurant part of multi-million dollar restoration project

Marina Restaurant part of multi-million dollar restoration project

CLEARWATER BEACH — The historic Marina Restaurant located at the Clearwater Beach Marina closed its doors Sunday only to be reopened under a new look and owner in 8 to 10 weeks.
Published: 07/24/14
Seniors learn about scams and frauds

Seniors learn about scams and frauds

Published: 07/24/14
Destin lifeguard team wins regional competition

Destin lifeguard team wins regional competition

CLEARWATER BEACH — This stretch of sand probably was the safest in the entire state last week, as nearly 200 lifeguards from all over Florida converged near Pier 60 for the annual regional lifesaving games.
Published: 07/24/14
Complacency before a tropical storm could put life in danger

Complacency before a tropical storm could put life in danger

PINELLAS COUNTY — Expect the best but prepare for the worst this hurricane season, because complacency could leave you without food, water or a place of refuge if a tropic storm approaches.
Published: 07/24/14
Two-day recreational lobster season opens next week

Two-day recreational lobster season opens next week

STATEWIDE — At the top of every fisherman’s bucket list is the spiny lobster season in the Florida Keys.
Published: 07/24/14
Winter wonderland all year long

Winter wonderland all year long

Those of us old enough to remember the TV series “Flipper” forever formed an affinity for the acrobatic actor. And now a new generation of admirers is bonding with yet another dolphin, this one named Winter.
Published: 07/24/14

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