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Volunteers Needed for Planting Project at Lake Chautauqua Park

Volunteers Needed for Planting Project at Lake Chautauqua Park

Clearwater, Florida  -- The City of Clearwater Parks and Recreation Department is looking for 25 to 30 volunteers, ages 16 and up, to help with a large-scale planting project at the Lake Chautauqua Equestrian Park. The project will be held Saturday, June 1 beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Participants must wear close-toed shoes, and bring a pair of work or gardening gloves if you have them. Supervision, tools and supplies will be provided. Students who participate are eligible to receive school service hours.

Local fire chief selected as Tampa Bay's 10 leading men

Local fire chief selected as Tampa Bay's 10 leading men

St. Petersburg, Florida -- Fire Chief James D. Large of St. Petersburg Fire & Rescue was selected as one of Tampa Bay's 10 Leading Men for 2013.

Blu Magazine, known as Tampa Bay’s Luxury Lifestyle Magazine, chose Chief Large and nine other local leading business men, based on a variety of criteria, including community involvement, philanthropic efforts and personal style. 

Azalea Market Starts Small But Has Big Plans

Azalea Market Starts Small But Has Big Plans

Gulfport, Florida -- A change of venue could mean big things for the Azalea Market, which started operating out of the Pinellas Science Center in January. Every Saturday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., different vendors line up to sell locals honey, hot dogs, and a cornucopia of different treats.

Governor Scott in Clearwater Beach Thursday

Governor Scott in Clearwater Beach  Thursday

Clearwater Beach, Florida -- Gov. Rick Scott will be attending a function on the north beach this week.

He is scheduled to attend the Florida Council of 100 meeting Thursday evening at theSanpearl Resort.

The nonprofit organization was formed in 1961 at the request of then-Governor Farris Bryant to provide advice to him on key Florida issues from a business perspective.

Beach Association requests mailbox relocation

Beach Association requests mailbox relocation

Clearwater Beach, Florida - The U.S. Postal Service said Friday it will consider a request by the Clearwater Beach Association to move back to the Beach Marina one of two mailbox serving the beach.

Public Works Day Features Competition of North Pinellas Utility Professionals

Public Works Day Features Competition of North Pinellas Utility Professionals

Clearwater, Florida -- The City of Clearwater invites residents to attend Public Works Day on Wednesday, May 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Public Works Complex, 1650 N. Arcturas Ave. in Clearwater. This free, family-friendly event features water reclamation facility tours, demonstrations, and vehicle and equipment displays to show the importance of public works in community life. A new addition to this year's event is the North Pinellas Top Ops Competition in which utility and field crews from Pinellas County compete for top honors among local industry professionals.

Reunited

Reunited

Gulfport, Florida -- When Gulfport Officer Samantha Obrabt’s radar gun showed a car going 20 miles over the speed limit on 49th Street Tuesday morning, she and her partner David Cavanah turned on the lights and pulled the driver to the side of the road.