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The Youth Advisory Committee invites Pinellas youth to get involved

The Youth Advisory Committee invites Pinellas youth to get involved

Pinellas County, Florida -- How can high school students be a part of county government? What is the Youth Advisory Committee? What does it do and how can you join?

Students who serve on the Pinellas County Youth Advisory Committee invite high school students who live in Pinellas County to attend an open house on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 3 p.m.

Too Cool for the Heat

Too Cool for the Heat

Gulfport, Florida -- Despite a balmy 100 degrees Tuesday afternoon, Gulfportian Jackson Shook grins... [READ MORE]

Spectacular Senior for July: Helen Lepore

Spectacular Senior for July: Helen Lepore

"Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made." – Robert Browning

Gulfport, Florida --  Every month, the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center elects a senior citizen of the month. The Gabber finds out more about what makes these distinguished men and ladies so spectacular.

Krista Covey Tapped to Lead SMARTstart Dade City Incubator

Krista Covey Tapped to Lead SMARTstart Dade City Incubator

Pasco County, Florida -- Pasco Economic Development Council, Inc. has chosen Krista Covey (formerly Krista Hakes), an economic development manager with Pasco EDC, to manage Pasco’s first business incubator. 

The SMARTstart Dade City Incubator is an innovative facility-based program to engage entrepreneurs, grow new businesses and create job opportunities in Pasco County. Start-up companies can obtain inexpensive space and technical assistance to ramp up their business.

Literary Outpost at the Edge of the Arts District

Literary Outpost at the Edge of the Arts District

Gulfport, Florida -- At the corner of 58th Street and 25th Avenue South, careful observers will notice a box nestled among the lavender plumbago and white crape jasmine blossoms. Inside this box – which looks almost like a birdhouse on steroids, a bird mansion, if you will – are books.

Welcome to Gulfport’s first Little Free Library, one of thousands popping up at the edges of private property – and on some public properties – across the globe.

 

Beach Legion Supports Troops Overseas

Beach Legion Supports Troops Overseas

Gulfport, Florida -- The members of the American Legion Long Key Post 305, St. Pete Beach, recently donated $3,000.00 to St. Pete Beach Support Our Troops program. Commander John Bell presented the check to...

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Founder's Cemetery

Founder's Cemetery

Gulfport, Florida -- The first Gulfportians buried their dead in part of what is now the Highland Oaks neighborhood in south St. Petersburg. According to lifelong resident – and a descendant of the first settlers, the Barnetts – Bob Worthington, the first Gulfportians buried their dead on an old shell mound, the only land considered unsuitable for fruit trees.

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