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Ships That Do Come In

Ships That Do Come In

Gulfport, Florida -- Last month, the Gulfport Social Cruisers learned a valuable new skill: shipbuilding. When the Cruisers took their now-annual cruise to the Caribbean on the Carnival Freedom, some members chose to shop in port, while others spent time by the pool. Seven others spent their time learning to build a boat out of found items. Using Styrofoam they found on a beach in Grand Turk...

Highland Recreation Complex receives Silver Hammer Award

Highland Recreation Complex receives Silver Hammer Award

Largo, Florida­ - The City of Largo is proud to be named the recipient of the Largo Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce's "Silver Hammer Award" for the new state-of-the-art Highland Recreation Complex.

This award was created by the Chamber to salute the dedication and perseverance of those who see projects such as the Highland Recreation Complex ascend from a vision to reality.

Apply for Palm Harbor Community Services Agency

Apply for Palm Harbor Community Services Agency

Pinellas County, Florida -- The Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for four vacancies on the board of directors of the Palm Harbor Community Services Agency Inc. The nonprofit corporation manages and provides oversight for the Palm Harbor and East Lake Community libraries and recreation programs within the Palm Harbor Community Services District. Each appointment will serve a two-year term. 

Police Chief accepts news position

Police Chief accepts news position

Palm Harbor, Florida -- Fire Chief James Angle has announced after 17 years of service at the Palm Harbor Fire Rescue he will embark on a new career.

Chief Angle will take on the new role as the Programs Director of St. Petersburg College Fire Training Center starting November 2013.

During his career with PHFR, Chief Angle pursued a strong interest in firefighter education and training participating as an adjunct instructor since 1988 and authoring or co-authoring two firefighting related textbooks.

Largo celebrates National Night Out in October

Largo celebrates National Night Out in October

Largo, Florida -- The City of Largo neighborhoods are encouraged to join the Largo Police Department in celebrating the 30th Anniversary of National Night Out on Tuesday, October 1st from 6 to 9 p.m. 

National Night Out is a free event designed to promote awareness, support and participation in anti-crime efforts. The program also encourages contact with neighbors and local law enforcement.

Vote for Clearwater "The Best Place to Watch a Sunset"

Vote for Clearwater "The Best Place to Watch a Sunset"

Clearwater, Florida -- USA Today has just announced that Clearwater has been nominated for their "10Best" Readers' Choice travel award contest! Their expert panel has selected Clearwater as a contender for the brand new "Best Place to Watch a Sunset" category.

Vote Today, Vote Often

Applications being accepted for the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative Inc.

Applications being accepted for the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative Inc.

Pinellas County, Florida -- The Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for two appointments to the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative Inc.

THe library cooperative is a nonprofit corporation that is responsible for providing library services to the unincorporated areas of Pinellas County that do not have library services, and to improve library services to residents of the municipalities and library tax districts. Each appointment will serve a three-year term.