Week in Review: House Fire, Jail Bookings Report, Beach Theatre Closed

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Fire Leaves Gulfport Family Homeless: The entire house is a loss but the family of five is safe, because of the quick response of a grandmother who awoke to the crackle of flames.

Jail Bookings Report: Nov. 11 - 18: The following people were arrested between November 11 and 18. The information is provided by the Gulfport Police Department and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.

Alleged Manatee Rider Arrested: Ana Gloria Garcia Gutierrez was arrested Nov. 24 and charged in connection with an illegal ride on a manatee at Fort De Soto Park in late September.

Historic Beach Theatre Closed: The classic Beach Theatre, which was open for more than 70 years, is now shutdown.

Power of Gratitude: Giving Thanks: Thanksgiving is the time to focus on gratitude, giving and the tradition of sharing. Gratitude has the power to heal, energize and give hope.

Congratulations, Young Authors!: The winners of Gulfport's First Annual Youth Book Writing Contest are announced. Three talented writers, ages 9, 11 and 14, will become published authors.

Must Have Books This Holiday Season: Books make great holiday gifts. Give your loved ones these books as stocking stuffers this holiday season.

Make Your Photo the New Gulfport Patch Cover Photo! Upload your best local photos here — yours might be picked to be Gulfport Patch's Facebook Cover Photo in December!

Check Out Gulfport Patch's Cover Photos in November: Nearly 30 amazing local photos were submitted in our first Gulfport Patch Facebook Cover Photo contest! Check out the winning photos from November!

Share Your Thanksgiving Dinner Photos: If you’ve gone above and beyond with your spread this year, Gulfport Patch invites you to show off your hard work! Just upload your Thanksgiving dinner photos to the gallery.

Manatees Migrating to Warmer Waters: With manatees moving to warmer waters as the temperature dips in Florida, boaters are reminded to take extra precautions to protect them.

Loggerhead Mortality Rate up 600 Percent: More than 7,000 Loggerhead turtles died from fishing accidents off the coast of Puerto Lopez Mateos in Mexico since 2006.


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