The Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections office on Friday said the first batch of ballots for St. Petersburg’s Nov. 7 general election are in the mail. The office sent 3,962 postmarked ballots, but that total includes voters in the municipal elections set for Clearwater, Dunedin and Seminole as well as St. Pete.
More than a third of Florida youths are overweight or obese according a report released Tuesday by the Trust for Americans Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Crews started heading out into unincorporated Pinellas County Monday to get cracking on picking up the trees, branches and other debris downed by Hurricane Irma.
House District 37 hopeful Ardian Zika raised more than $100,000 last month, putting him far ahead of the other candidates vying for the Pasco County seat held by termed-out House Speaker Richard Corcoran.
The Pinellas County Commission voted to extend the area’s state of emergency for another week during a special commission meeting Thursday.
St. Petersburg has opened up a few more mobile charging stations so residents waiting on their power to be restored after Hurricane Irma can top off their phone batteries.
Pinellas County residents and businesses that are trying to put their lives back together after Hurricane Irma can put in an application for federal assistance.