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  1. Rainy week ahead after severe storms tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Visitors head for cover, Monday afternoon on Madeira Beach as strong thunderstorms approach from west over the Gulf of Mexico in Pinellas County. [SCOTT KEELER The Tampa Bay area is in for a rainy week, beginning with severe Monday evening thunderstorms that brought with them a short-lived tornado warning in Pinellas County.


  2. Largo takes step to charging fire feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | St. Petersburg Times

    Commissioners here appear to be moving toward instituting a fire fee so they can free up budget money for police and other items. They decided Tuesday to discuss the fee at a workshop after hearing a presentation by Ken Small of the Florida League of Cities on alternative funding sources.


  3. Pinellas Sheriff's prisoner transport van struck in accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | St. Petersburg Times

    A driver lost control of her sedan on a wet roadway Monday morning and crashed into a Pinellas County Sheriff's Office prisoner transport van, authorities said. The collision injured the driver of the van, a handcuffed woman inside it and the driver of the sedan, according to the Sheriff's Office, though all three are expected to live.


  4. Incumbents ruled in Pinellas city elections TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    In what appeared to be a mostly uneventful day at the ballot box, incumbents fared well in most of the eight cities and towns that held elections Tuesday. The election day drama, such as it was, seemed centered in Kenneth City, where a candidate cried foul over a flock of pink plastic flamingos that appeared with hand-lettered signs around their necks supporting opponents.


  5. Kenneth City candidates: Let's all get alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Agreement is rare in this small town, but one thing most of the candidates for the Kenneth City council agree on is that the bickering must stop. The candidates in the March 10 election aren't the first to say that.


  6. Early voting starts Monday for Tampa electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Early voting for Tampa's March 3 elections starts Monday, but it's looking like turnout could end up even lower than four years ago. There's no hotly contested mayor's race.


  7. Kenneth City council votes to get rid of red-light camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    This town was the first in Pinellas to install red-light cameras. Now it's following the crowd in getting rid of them.


  8. Pedestrian killed in Kenneth City, driver charged with DUI manslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    A 65-year-old man crossing the street in Kenneth City on Friday night was struck and killed, police say, by a driver now charged with DUI manslaughter. Mark R. Ehrhardt of Kenneth City was not in the crosswalk as he crossed 58th Street just before 7:30 p.m. According to police, Troy E. Donnelly, 40, was driving a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee southbound on 58th Street near 54th Avenue North when he struck Ehrhardt, who was pronounced dead at the scene.


  9. Handicap hanging permit rules a bit fuzzyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    I just received my disabled parking permit. It states on both sides of the pass: "Remove before driving vehicle."


  10. Two repeat bidders on Pinellas ambulance contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Only two vendors turned out to bid for the chance to supply ambulance service for Pinellas County's emergency medical services system. The two are Paramedics Plus, which currently has the contract, and AMR, which has held it in the past.


  11. Work at Ulmerton and Roosevelt lengthy, but on scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    I have not seen much progress on the improvement at Ulmerton Road and Roosevelt Boulevard. The construction has made a nightmare of all cross traffic and turning traffic and is not getting better.


  12. Ruth: Is the next political dynasty in Kenneth City?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Meet the Zemaitis Machine of Kenneth City. Somewhere the late Chicago mayoral kingpin Richard J. Daley is getting misty eyed.


  13. Kenneth City mayor's spouse jumps into raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Voters here in November soundly defeated a proposal to eliminate term limits, thus preventing Teresa Zemaitis from seeking a third term as mayor. Now, Zemaitis' husband, Leonard, has qualified to run for mayor in the March 10 election.


  14. Voters in four cities, towns decide on charter issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Voters in four mid and south Pinellas municipalities had a chance Tuesday to weigh in on proposed changes to their city or town charter. The charter acts like a constitution, setting forth the framework for the way the town is run.


  15. More than 100 Sears and Kmart stores to close, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Struggling retail giant Sears Holdings Corp. will lay off at least 5,457 employees and close more than 100 Sears and Kmart stores, many before Christmas, an online report said Thursday. Seeking Alpha, a financial news and analysis service, listed a Kmart with 68 employees in Zephyrhills among the stores already in the liquidation process.


  16. Newcomer challenges longtime incumbent in Lealman fire raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Jorge Mercado, 38, is facing longtime incumbent Rebecca Harriman, 57, in the Nov. 4 non-partisan race for Seat 4. Harriman is running on her experience. "The commission has done an okay job," Mercado said.


  17. Pinellas sobriety checkpoint brings eight arrests for DUI, drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    A DUI checkpoint on Friday night and early Saturday led to eight arrests before it had to be called off due to inclement weather, authorities said. The sobriety checkpoint near a Kmart at 4501 66th St. in Kenneth City ran from 10 p.m. Friday to 2:45 a.m. Saturday.


  18. Kenneth City moves to break budget deadlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    This town still has no budget for the coming year and won't have one by Wednesday, the start of the new fiscal year. Although most of what happens when Wednesday dawns is uncertain - this is apparently a first for Florida - one thing does seem clear: Nobody gets paid.


  19. Kenneth City council remains deadlocked over budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Council members here remained deadlocked Wednesday after a special meeting called to tentatively approve a budget for the coming fiscal year. The four-member council remained split over raises for six employees.


  20. Kenneth City council to try again to pass budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    The four-member council deadlocked last week because they were unable to agree on two items: raises for some employees and health insurance reimbursements for police officers. Raises became an issue after Town Manager Matt Campbell proposed giving some raises as high as 41 percent.


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