Largo Police K9 Officer Murphy is known for his dogged devotion to his job, but can he chase down the title of “America’s Top Dog?” LARGO, FL —Largo Police Department’s K9 Officer Murphy is known for his dogged devotion to his job, but can he chase down the title of “America’s Top Dog” on A&E’s…

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LARGO — All rocks are not created equal. That’s a useful lesson Pinellas Geological Society veteran member Leona Feldhausen says she learned early on in joining the club. Feldhausen recalls her first PGS rock auction day, where club members get to bid on rock samples on display. “They started the bidding: $5 dollars, $6 dollars,…

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Up to 50 couples are expected to be joined together during one group wedding ceremony on Valentine’s Day. PINELLAS COUNTY, FL — Couples wanting to make the most romantic day of the year extra special by getting married or renewing their vows are invited to register for the Pinellas Clerk of Circuit Court’s 14th Annual…

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LARGO — Optimism abounded in June when city and community leaders gathered downtown for a groundbreaking of Largo’s first mixed-use project, West Bay Lofts. After waiting three-plus years, however, expectations had tempered for the $48.8 million project that was to include a five-story building on the 500 block of West Bay Drive and a three-story…

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The Friends of the Largo Public Library invite the community to their Semi-Annual Book Sale from January 22-25 in Jenkins Rooms A and B. The Friends of the Largo Public Library invite the community to their Semi-Annual Book Sale from January 22-25 in Jenkins Rooms A and B. Wednesday, January 22 from 3-5pm kicks off…

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Engineers say they have reduced speed, volume of vehicles LARGO — One of the biggest complaints the city receives each year involves vehicles speeding in residential neighborhoods, according to elected officials and staff.  Much of that speeding is a result of drivers darting through side streets in an attempt to avoid busy intersections like the…

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The property is zoned for general commercial use, which includes single- and multi-family developments, commercial office and medical. LARGO, FL — Lantower Largo HWY 19 Tampa LP, a Delaware limited partnership, has purchased an 8.38-acre plot of land on U.S. 19 just south of Whitney Road in Largo for $6 million. The property is one…

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The City of Largo is bringing back free tree recycling Dec. 30 through Jan. 10. LARGO, FL— The City of Largo is bringing back free tree recycling Dec. 30 through Jan. 10. Largo Solid Waste will collect and recycle trees right from your front yard. Please remove all ornaments, tinsel, lights and stands from your…

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The police department received a donation of 48 vouchers for Public hams that they will be issuing to drivers up until Christmas. LARGO, FL — It’s the scenario every driver dreads. They look in their rear view mirror and see a police cruiser with its light bar activated. That’s the scenario that greeted Largo drivers…

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If there’s any lesson to be learned from this year’s Best of Largo winners, it’s that determination and passion pay off. Three of the four winners in the contest that honors the city’s small businesses are repeat champions, and show no signs of giving up their titles.  For the sixth consecutive year, the city of…

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