Welcome to The Island Reporter!

At TIR, we work hard and have fun bringing human interest stories and news award-winning, published authors and editorialists of all ages to our readers and online visitors. Our newspaper is unique because we focus on editorial content.

TIR is one of only a few beach newspapers to be delivered by mail to homeowners and businesses in the communities that comprise the South Gulf Beaches area of southern Pinellas County (FL). We are proud to serve the communities of Bacopa Bay , Bayway Isles, Broadwater, Isla del Sol, Maximo Moorings, Pass-a-Grille, St. Pete Beach, Tierra Verde and Vina del Mar. And, our newspaper is available free-of-charge at various pick-up locations throughout the area.

We are also very proud of the fact that our newspaper is augmented by this site. This medium greatly expand the exposure of our advertisers and editorial features. Readers tell us that they enjoy being able to keep up with The Island Reporter whenever they are out of town!

As a friend of The Island Reporter, we encourage you to patronize the businesses that, through their advertising support, make it possible for us to provide a free, friendly, and fun newspaper!

On behalf of everyone associated with TIR, we hope that you will bookmark our website as one of your personal favorites and visit often! Thank you.

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