On January 1, the Gulfport Merchants Chamber kicked off the new year with a themed First Friday Art Walk, challenging artists to express what “Imagine” means to them.
A woodworker with a red cedar tree felled by Irma, and several local business owners come together for a good cause.
On Wednesday, December 16, a good Samaritan called Pet Pal Animal Shelter in St. Petersburg regarding a three-week-old baby pig found alone.
“I hope there will come a time when we no longer need to protest,” says organizer Phyillis Plotnik of the group that has gathered twice a week since June.
Friday, January 1 volunteers raised their arms in solidarity, declaring the beach litter free after picking up over 600 pounds of trash along Treasure Island.
For the first time ever, the City of Gulfport rang in the New Year by lighting up the sky along the waterfront.
Gulfport city officials want to find a way to keep large buildings from swallowing Gulfport’s waterfront district, and met twice recently to discuss its future.
On Monday, December 14, Gulfport Elementary’s VPK classes were entrusted with a special holiday task – delivering 120 letters to Santa to Gulfport’s very own Santa’s Mailbox.
On Monday, December 14, Santa and his elves cruised around town, judging this year’s entries in the City of Gulfport’s Holiday Decorating Contest.
On December 15, St. Petersburg Police arrested four people for drug dealing at the Quick Stop Food Mart, 1440 49th St. S. Police say some clerks were involved.
December 13, for the second time since opening last year, a driver ran into Trolley Market Square, Gulfport Public Works Director Tom Nicholls confirmed.
Operation Santa volunteers, veterans and newbies have one mission: To ensure no family who asked for help went without for the holiday season.