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Yard sign outside of Safety Harbor's City Hall reads "Black Lives Matter and justice for all." (Photo/Kathryn Malaxos)
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Editorial: Anti-racism in Safety Harbor

Safety Harbor is a small southern town. What are the implications of that phrase — “small southern town”? What are the implications of racism in small southern towns? In cities and towns across this country? Have we, as citizens of a small southern town, chosen to ignore the impact of history? In doing so, what… Keep Reading

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Folly Farm Nature Preserve: An Oasis in Safety Harbor

Folly Farm Nature Preserve is Safety Harbor’s newest city park, having opened to the public in 2019. Its ten-acre setting includes a butterfly garden, a labyrinth path, a playground and dozens of fruit trees that are available for the public to pick when ripe. A circular path winds around the grounds and passes through distinct ecosystems. In addition… Keep Reading

Picture of sign that says "For Hire."
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Area Unemployment Still High Even In “Reopening”

While Florida added 182,900 jobs in May, the state’s unemployment rate was up to 14.5 percent, according to figures released Friday by the state Department of Economic Opportunity. The slight uptick in jobs statewide doesn’t offset the 1.1 million jobs lost in Florida during April when many businesses were closed to slow the COVID-19 pandemic.… Keep Reading

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City Facilities Slowly Reopen Street Closures, Aid Debated

The City of Safety Harbor plans to slowly open city-run facilities that have been closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic with the goal of having city hall and the Safety Harbor Public Library open by June 1.  The city pier and waterfront boardwalks were opened over the weekend, and the fitness center… Keep Reading

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