Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport

Costs of ambulance rides, pet licenses could increase in Pinellas

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

Fees for ambulance service and pet licenses could go up in the next fiscal year under a recommendation prepared by Pinellas County Administrator Mark Woodard. Woodard made his recommendations for changes in fees charged for county services during a workshop Tuesday. His recommendations would not become final until the 2016-17 budget is passed in September. If they pass, they will go into effect Oct. 1. Under Woodard’s proposal, the fee for ambulance services would see at least three changes. Emergency…

Keep Reading

One dead in small plane crash at St. Pete-Clearwater airport

in The Bay and the 'Burg by

One person is dead following a small plane crash at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport. The crash happened just before noon Wednesday. Authorities said the pilot was the only person onboard. He was conducting a training exercise where the plane lands on the runway and takes off again without coming to a full stop. An airport spokesman said the unidentified pilot lost control of the twin engine Cessna as he was about to take off. Local authorities and the National Transportation…

Keep Reading

Go to Top