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Meet the candidates for City Commission

Meet the candidates for City Commission

Tarpon Springs, Florida -- The League of Women Voters of North Pinellas County is giving voters a chance to meet the candidates for City Commission.

The League is sponsoring a candidate forum for City Commission Seat #4 on Tuesday, Jan. 15. The forum will be held at the Tarpon Springs City Hall Auditorium at 324 E. Pine Street.

The event will begin with an chance for those attending to meet the candidates from 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Attendees can submit their questions during that time. The forum is scheduled to run from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Meet your local legislators this Friday

Meet your local legislators this Friday

Palm Harbor, Florida -- The Greater Palm Harbor Chamber of Commerce is holding its 2013 Legislative Breakfast this Friday, Jan. 11.

The Chamber says this is a great opportunity to meet their legislative delegation in an informal setting.

The breakfast will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

There is no cost to attend and the Chamber is asking anyone who wishes to attend to RSVP to Ken Paluso at drpeluso@earthlink.net or 727-742-7602.

Renaissance man turns 100

Renaissance man turns 100

 

This is a once in a lifetime,” Carol Ehrenkranz, the Senior Chat Room host, said of Arda Unjian as the group prepared to celebrate his 100th birthday.

As Ms. Ehrenkranz continued to speak about Mr. Unjian, calling him a “Renaissance Man”, the door opened and in walked...[READ MORE]

Woman's body found at local motel

Woman's body found at local motel

Lealman, Florida -- Pinellas County detectives are currently conducting a homicide investigation at a local motel.

According to reports, deputies found the body of 24-year-old Destynee Nekole Burkes of Gulfport, in a room at the La Quinta Inn off 34th Street North in Lealman this afternoon.

Officials say they are currently following up on information provided by witnesses at the scene.

10 News will continue with updates as they become available.

St. Pete's McKeeman competes in Miss America

St. Petersburg, Florida -- St. Pete's own Laura McKeeman is spending the week in Sin City, hoping to bring back the Miss America crown to the Bay area.

The 23-year-old Miss Florida is a University of Florida Gator, who wants to pursue a Master's in Mass Communication. She's an aspiring journalist and eventually wants to host and produce a television show.

All 53 of the Miss America contestants will take the stage next Saturday, Jan. 12 in the competition at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.

Young jockeys overcome obstacles to compete

Young jockeys overcome obstacles to compete

Oldsmar, Florida -- A tumor in his jaw forced Ricardo Mejias to leave jockeys school in Puerto Rico, worried his career wouldn’t get off the ground.

Confusion about immigration requirements sent Ryan Curatolo home to France, three months after finishing second in 2011 Eclipse Award voting for Outstanding Apprentice Jockey.

One case sounds potentially life-threatening, the other barely more than an inconvenience.