Treasure Island’s Sunset Beach Reopens after month-long closure due to Hurricane Idalia

Sunset Beach on Treasure Island has reopened after being closed for a month. After Hurricane Idalia wiped away much of the dunes, city and county leaders decided to close it down. “When Idalia came through, about 60% of the vegetation we have here in the dune system, that’s decades old, was washed away,” Treasure Island … Read more

Taste of the Beaches is Back – Here’s Why You Should Drop By Soon

Weekend alert: If you’re headed to the beach this week, bring something more with you besides your bikini and towel – a huge appetite! All along the coast, Pinellas County celebrates Taste of Beaches week once more. The 13th annual festival features more than 50 eateries from Tierra Verde to Clearwater, and continues to grow … Read more

Pinellas County residents may notice ‘different taste’ in water – here’s why.

Some Pinellas County homeowners may notice a change in the taste of their water, but county officials told them on Monday that there is nothing to be concerned about. The county claims that the change in taste is the result of the water treatment system temporarily switching from chloramine to chlorine disinfection. The adjustment will … Read more

Pinellas County’s Meals on Wheels looking for volunteers to deliver meals

A local non-profit organization committed to providing meals to homebound seniors is looking for volunteers. Every day, Meals on Wheels of Pinellas County serves over 300 seniors. However, the program is suffering from a significant volunteer shortage. More than 100 volunteers are needed to cover routes for daily meal deliveries. Many of the seniors live … Read more