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The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority does not offer service across the Dunedin Causeway, but does maintain a route along Bayshore Boulevard in Dunedin on the mainland. The Jolley Trolley, which helps cart people between Tarpon Springs and Clearwater, also runs along Bayshore. A schedule and ...
Tanner Broadwell and Nikki Walsh set sail from Tarpon Springs for Key West on Tuesday but their boat sank Wednesday night in St. John's Pass, according to the Tampa Bay Times. The only things the couple is now left with is what Walsh was able to grab before they abandoned the ship: the couple's ...

MADEIRA BEACH -- Tanner Broadwell and Nikki Walsh dreamed the same dream: Give up the rat race, go live on a sailboat, see the Caribbean, maybe the world. They sold everything they owned in Colorado. Last year they bought a 28-foot sailboat in Alabama and headed for Tarpon Springs. They lived ...
Tarpon Springs -- A contentious debate over the fate of a troubled motel is poised to end after commissioners voted Tuesday to buy the property. After about two hours of resident feedback and discussion, the commission voted 3-2 to buy the Sunbay Motel at 57 W Tarpon Ave. for $862,000, including ...
Tarpon Springs, FLa. -- At a meeting Tuesday night, the Tarpon Springs City Commission voted in favor of buying a plagued motel. Business owners and neighbors say the Sunbay Motel attracts crime including prostitution and drug use. "This is Tarpon Springs! There is no excuse for that. No excuse for ...
During the afternoon of the 16th of January, the St. Petersburg College club rush took place at the Tarpon Springs Campus in the courtyard. The club rush started around 12:30 and there were plenty of people who were signing up for clubs or grabbing some food to eat with their friends. The St. Petersburg ...

Tarpon Springs (FOX 13) - It was a serene Hawaii vacation for the Carson family, until the final day. Sue Carson and her daughter Katie were in line to order breakfast when they received an alert on their phones: "Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.".
Sue Carson and her husband, Thomas, of Tarpon Springs, were in Hawaii with their daughter and son-in-law when an alert about an incoming missile was mistakenly issued by an emergency management worker. "I'm 65, so I'm kind of like, 'If it's my time, it's my time,'" Sue Carson said. [Courtesy of Sue ...
Tarpon Springs, FLa. (WFLA) - Authorities conducting a child pornography investigation at a home in Tarpon Springs came across something else that was troubling. Agents with the Florida Department of law Enforcement were executing a search warrant at 3458 Old Keystone Road when they found ...
The animals (and sponges are animals) were abundant, of high quality and in great demand. As the effort to bring them ashore increased, Greeks were brought in who were experienced sponge divers to strengthen the work force. Gradually, Tarpon Springs, centrally located in the sponge territory, became ...
Tarpon Springs -- For five years, Kiersten Spanos watched as other choir girls were chosen to carry the dove that represents the Holy Spirit during the annual Epiphany Celebration. This weekend, it'll be her turn. A priest announced her as this year's dove bearer during services on Christmas Eve.
Epiphany in Tarpon Springs is such a major event that the archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church in America often attends the festivities. Epiphany is celebrated over two days, beginning with the Blessing of the Fleet on Friday and culminating in the blessing of the waters on Saturday, including the ...
Epiphany: Nowhere in North America is the feast of Epiphany celebrated as it is in Tarpon Springs, where the ceremonies are identical to those taking place in and around Greece. The celebration on Saturday of the baptism of Christ will bring more than 20,000 people to see a procession of children in ...
Tarpon Springs. First United Methodist Church of Tarpon Springs, 501 E. Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs, 34689, Phone: (727) 937-3271, Capacity: 40. FAMILIES WITH children. Families will be placed in family shelters on cold nights. Families should call 2-1-1 to make these arrangements.
Tarpon Springs, FLa. (AP) -- A Florida woman is charged with felony neglect after authorities say her 8-year-old son with cerebral palsy went unfed and wasn't given his medication. WFTS-TV reports 39-year-old Linda Courter was arrested Thursday after child protective investigators removed three ...
A transient woman from Tarpon Springs was arrested Thursday and accused of neglecting an 8-year-old with cerebral palsy, leaving the child "severely malnourished," according to an arrest report. Linda Kerns, 39, faces a charge of neglect of a child with great bodily harm. A Tarpon Springs police officer ...
Anthony Stansbury propped his rusty bike against a live oak tree and cast his fishing line into the rushing waters of Florida's Anclote River. When he bought a house down the street last year, Stansbury says he wasn't told that his slice of paradise had a hidden problem. The neighborhood is adjacent to the ...

Tarpon Springs has embraced both its industrial and cultural heritages. In addition to the Spongeorama Sponge Factory, it boasts historic Sponge Docks and sponge diving boats that are open to tourists. The city, which has the highest percentage of Greek Americans of any city in the United States, pays homage to Greece ...
7 at the following locations: Speedway - 5010 Tampa Road Oldsmar; Chevron gas station - 39720 U.S. 19 North Tarpon Springs; Circle K - 3170 Tampa Road Oldsmar; Friendly Freddie's - 5801 62nd Ave. North, Pinellas Park; 7-Eleven - 3000 49th St. North St. Petersburg; 7-Eleven - 2632 Park Street North ...
Tarpon Springs (FOX 13) - A little girl is asking her peers to be on the lookout for a bear. Over at Brooker Creek Elementary in Tarpon Springs, one of the kindergarten students lost her stuffed Pooh bear while in the car line on Monday. She placed signs all over the school, according to the Parent ...
Tarpon Springs -- A local crossbow maker that has faced criticism over the safety of its products has recently settled lawsuits with several customers. But many are still active, and some additional suits have been filed in circuit court as recently as last month against Tarpon-Springs based Barnett ...
Tarpon Springs -- The owner of a troubled motel has accepted an offer from the city to buy the property, ending for now a thorn in the city's side that divided both residents and commissioners. Sunbay Motel owner Peter Fanoudis gave the nod to the city's offer of $862,000 including attorney's fees.
In Tarpon Springs, a longtime neighborhood gathering place that dates back to 1953 has been reborn. After closing in June for a head-to-toe makeover that took three months, Tarpon Diner is back in business at 217 S. Pinellas Ave. -- with a menu of playful breakfast and lunch fare. The goal of owner/chef ...
The week has been filled with practice and bowl activities for Cole, but also time with friends and family from nearby Tarpon Springs. "It's really good to be able to play my last game so close to home," said Cole, who estimates he'll have as many as 100 friends and family members at Monday's Outback Bowl ...
In Tarpon Springs, a longtime neighborhood gathering place that dates back to 1953 has been reborn. After closing in June for a head-to-toe makeover that took three months, Tarpon Diner is back in business at 217 S. Pinellas Ave. -- with a menu of playful breakfast and lunch fare. The goal of owner/chef ...
A transient woman from Tarpon Springs was arrested Thursday and accused of neglecting an 8-year-old with cerebral palsy, leaving the child "severely malnourished," according to an arrest report. Linda Kerns, 39, faces a charge of neglect of a child with great bodily harm. A Tarpon Springs police officer ...
Anthony Stansbury propped his rusty bike against a live oak tree and cast his fishing line into the rushing waters of Florida's Anclote River. When he bought a house down the street last year, Stansbury says he wasn't told that his slice of paradise had a hidden problem. The neighborhood is adjacent to the ...
Tarpon Springs has embraced both its industrial and cultural heritages. In addition to the Spongeorama Sponge Factory, it boasts historic Sponge Docks and sponge diving boats that are open to tourists. The city, which has the highest percentage of Greek Americans of any city in the United States, pays homage to Greece ...
In 1996, O'Neill founded the Trans-Siberian Orchestra around the Tarpon Springs metal band Savatage, whose members still perform with TSO today - including, at Sunday's performance, Pitrelli and bassist Johnny Lee Middleton of St. Petersburg. In April, O'Neill was found dead from a prescription pill ...
3 p.m., Tarpon Springs high school, 1411 gulf Road, Tarpon Springs. $5. (727) 248-9441. Balloonapalooza: hot air balloons will come to life with brightly glowing colors. Each evening features a carnival of food, arts and crafts, tethered balloon rides, musical Entertainment, Santa visit, the USF Chamber ...
7 at the following locations: Speedway - 5010 Tampa Road Oldsmar; Chevron gas station - 39720 U.S. 19 North Tarpon Springs; Circle K - 3170 Tampa Road Oldsmar; Friendly Freddie's - 5801 62nd Ave. North, Pinellas Park; 7-Eleven - 3000 49th St. North St. Petersburg; 7-Eleven - 2632 Park Street North ...
Tarpon Springs (FOX 13) - A little girl is asking her peers to be on the lookout for a bear. Over at Brooker Creek Elementary in Tarpon Springs, one of the kindergarten students lost her stuffed Pooh bear while in the car line on Monday. She placed signs all over the school, according to the Parent ...
Tarpon Springs -- A local crossbow maker that has faced criticism over the safety of its products has recently settled lawsuits with several customers. But many are still active, and some additional suits have been filed in circuit court as recently as last month against Tarpon-Springs based Barnett ...
Sgt. Robert Faugno said the victim's father picked her up at the home and drove his daughter to the Tarpon Springs police Department. Neighbor Monica Lange said she has been worried that something bad was going to happen at that home, where teenagers often party. "There's no control, there's no ...
Tarpon Springs, FLa. (WFLA) - students were allowed back into their schools early Friday afternoon after two Tarpon Springs schools were evacuated following a call about a suspicious backpack. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office received a call at 10 a.m. about a suspicious backpack. The caller said ...
Linda Gelormino, 65, of Tarpon Springs, bottom, looks through vegetables as others wait in line recently at The Shepherd Center . Leading up to Hurricane Irma, workers at the center were forced to unload 40,000 pounds of food. Now they are working to get back on track. CHRIS URSO | Times.
Tarpon Springs -- The city is considering a way to honor the legacy of the late longtime sponge merchant George Billiris at a city building. "We know how he promoted Tarpon Springs," Commissioner David Banther said at a recent City Commission meeting. Billiris was known for spreading the word of ...
Tarpon Springs (FOX 13) - A family dog is making a miraculous recovery after it was shot in the chest by a Tarpon Springs police officer ...
After that, Tarpon Springs (21-8) never seriously threatened, often appearing overwhelmed with the Knights' play at the net and in the back ...
Tarpon Springs, FLa. - Two Good Samaritans stepped in to help an 82-year-old woman who was being robbed outside of a bank in Tarpon ...
Tarpon Springs, FLa. (WFLA) - An 82-year-old Tarpon Springs woman fought off a would-be robber on Monday. police say Mary Barrineau ...
Tarpon Springs, FLa. (WFLA) -- police say an 83-year-old woman took action and fought back against a woman who was trying to take ...
Tarpon Springs -- Taso Karistinos' work aboard his boat Anastasi could seem a bit anachronistic. As a sponge diver in the Greek tradition, ...
Tarpon Springs - Just to make sure his team didn't forget, Tarpon Springs coach Patrick Sneed wore a T-shirt to practice for a week with ...
Replay Amusement Museum in Tarpon Springs is celebrating its third anniversary on Saturday with a Star-wars themed charity. The museum is ...
The Tarpon Springs police and fire departments completed their rendition of Michael Jackson's Thriller dance to raise funds for The Cured ...
Tarpon Springs -- Was it an imbalance of talent or an overwhelming drive to avenge last season's heartbreaking playoff exit? Whatever the ...
Tarpon Springs, FLa. (WFLA) - police are investigating a shooting that caused a chaotic scene at a Tarpon Springs intersection. Tarpon ...
Tarpon Springs, FL -- From fun runs to fire trucks, there's a bit of something scary (and not-so-scary) for Tarpon Springs residents to enjoy ...
Stamper, a 58-year-old Tarpon Springs resident and owner of Johnny's Taphouse & Grill downtown, and Decker, his girlfriend, made it out ...


 

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