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The Return of the Rowdies: 2014 NASL soccer season kicks-off with expectations sky high

The Return of the Rowdies: 2014 NASL soccer season kicks-off with expectations sky high

ST. PETERSBURG, FL -- The Tampa Bay Rowdies enter the 2014 season with as many world championships as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Rays and Tampa Bay Lightning – combined. Expectations are sky high that the 2014 NASL campaign will conclude with the Rowdies raising their third Soccer Bowl championship trophy, and claiming their second world title in just the past three years. 

Rowdies head coach Ricky Hill: “Don’t EVER give up on your dreams”

Rowdies head coach Ricky Hill: “Don’t EVER give up on your dreams”

ST. PETERSBURG, FL -- When Albert Johansson died homeless, penniless and abandoned by his family in West Yorkshire two decades ago, almost no one in Tampa Bay paid any heed. But the obscurity of his death cannot negate the global impact of his life.

Indeed, Johansson’s trailblazing odyssey on the other side of the Atlantic half-a-century earlier triggered worldwide ripples of repercussions that still, to this day, reverberate through the soccer field at Downtown St. Petersburg’s Al Lang Stadium.

Pinellas Citizen University begins new session on April 3

Pinellas Citizen University begins new session on April 3

Pinellas County, Florida -- Ever wonder how county government works and what goes on behind the scenes in the various departments that provide local services?

Pinellas Citizen University unravels the mystery and brings students face-to-face with county administrators and decision-makers. During this remarkable 10-week course, participants go behind the scenes at many Pinellas County operations and talk to the experts as the class explores a wide range of county functions.

Gulfportian Gothic

Gulfportian Gothic

Gulfport, Florida -- Dan and Juju Stevens dressed for the second annual Gulfport Thanksgiving on the Beach (also called the Gecko Gobble or the Gulfport Social Thanksgiving)... [READ MORE]

Citizens invited to share views of community needs at public hearing

Citizens invited to share views of community needs at public hearing

Pinellas County, Florida -- Pinellas County is in the process of developing its Annual Action Plan for fiscal year 2014-2015 for the Community Development Block Grant, Emergency Solutions Grant, and HOME Investment Partnership programs.

"What I Love About Largo" video contest

"What I Love About Largo" video contest

Largo, Florida -- The City of Largo is holding a "What I Love About Largo" video contest for 1st trough 12th grade students living in or attending school in the City of Largo. The contest is being held in conjunction with the City's Community Values campaign which seeks input from citizens and the business community to identify community priorities through an online survey and workshops.

Being Neighborly

Being Neighborly

Gulfport, Florida -- Think of the Gulfport Neighbors as community superheroes. When one Gulfportian realized a local family had run into trouble and, as a result, their home had fallen into disrepair, the Gulfport Neighbors came to the rescue, entreating fellow Gulfportians to donate their time and expertise to help their neighbors – even if they'd never met them.