News

The Gulf Coast’s first family of fishing: The Hubbards

The son of Depression-era Tennessee carnies, Wilson Hubbard was smart, ambitious and always looking for a new angle. Nearly 100 years after his arrival in Pinellas County, and a quarter century after his death, the roots he put down in the Pass-a-Grille sand continue to flourish.

The Hubbard family has been synonymous with Gulf Coast fishing since the 1940s, when Wilson – just back from flying bombers in World War II – opened a small charter business at the 8th Street dock.

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Central Avenue BRT project design contract awarded to H.W. Lochner

Crossing from the bay to the Gulf beaches may soon get easier for the many residents and visitors of South Pinellas. A contract for the long-awaited Central Avenue Bus Rapid Transit project, connecting the two major destinations of South Pinellas County, has been assigned.

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How the NYTimes' anonymous op-ed may change journalism [Poynter]

When the New York Times published an anonymous op-ed from a “senior administration official” who works for President Donald Trump, it let loose a projectile that is going to land somewhere.

So let’s take a look at the possible ramifications.

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Media

Radio St. Pete: Live with Jeff Weaver at the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club

Weaver spoke on the current wave of progressive politics exemplified by Andrew Gillum's upset win of the Florida gubernatorial primary, and the policies set forth by Sanders' campaign, which Weaver calls an extension of the New Deal-era Democratic Party principles.

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The Hustle

Tony Tulloh (Tony's Bike Shop)

Tony Tulloh loves bicycles and everything there is to do with or know about them. He grew up around them, helping his grandfather work in his own bike shop, and later moved on to open his own.

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Profile

Habitat for Humanity Pinellas County

Since its inception in 1984, Habitat Pinellas has become one of the largest Habitat for Humanity branches in the country.

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The Shuffle

Dr. Martin Tadlock
USFSP

Patrick Worsham
Tierra Nueva Fine Cocoa

Influencer

Tonya Elmore
TEC Garage

Focus: Perspective

The Bullet in My Arm

I grew up in a gun-loving town in Alabama. My grandfather’s store sells firearms. But only after I was shot did I begin to understand America’s complicated relationship with guns.

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ACUMEN: Leads

15 Reasons Why Your Website Isn’t Getting You Leads [Big Sea]

Whether the site is slow to load, or full of broken links, or confusing to navigate, lots of issues can send potential customers to your competition. With that in mind, we created this list of 15 marketing mistakes that most businesses make on their websites.

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