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Publix workers foster hope with community work

Publix workers foster hope with community work

Publix supermarket employees on Friday painted rooms, did yard work and planted a garden at a Clearwater house owned by Fostering Hope Florida.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Tampa woman dies in Carrollwood crash

An 18-year-old Tampa woman was killed early this morning in a single-car crash in Carrollwood.
Updated: 12 hours ago

Deputies seek gunman from I-4 drive-by shooting

Gunshots were fired from one vehicle into another as they traveled side-by-side on Interstate 4 in east Tampa, hitting the driver and a passenger early Friday, deputies said.
Updated: 13 hours ago

Stranger asks girl for sex at Brandon school bus stop, deputies say

Hillsborough deputies are warning parents after a stranger asked a girl for sex at a school bus stop in Brandon earlier this month.
Published: 04/16/15
Wal-Mart meeting with workers from closed Brandon store

Wal-Mart meeting with workers from closed Brandon store

BRANDON — Managers with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. held meetings Thursday morning for hundreds of workers who will lose their jobs after the company abruptly shuttered a Brandon store — and at least four other stores nationwide — for s...
Published: 04/16/15
Well-known evangelist headlines Plant City tent revival

Well-known evangelist headlines Plant City tent revival

PLANT CITY – A service led by well-known minister and evangelist Rodney Howard-Browne will kick off an old-fashioned tent revival that returns to Plant City for the 26th time.
Published: 04/16/15
It’s all in the family at Patel Conservatory’s ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

It’s all in the family at Patel Conservatory’s ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

Seven-year-old Blaze Hunter Flasterstein is thrilled.
Updated: 18 hours ago

Remembrance of things past

I was born in 1941 in the Washington, D.C., area and lived there for more than 59 years. Wisdom has it that home is where the heart is, and I agree. But I’d extend that to say that home is also where our memories lie. I’ll be returning ...
Published: 04/15/15
Brandon bash offers open garden tours

Brandon bash offers open garden tours

There are few treats for gardeners better than wandering through people’s gardens, and this Saturday will be a fine opportunity. At no cost but your traveling expenses you can visit four very different gardens in the Brandon, Riverview and Val...
Published: 04/15/15
If you want to catch fish, go where they are

If you want to catch fish, go where they are

Fishermen are having their second spring of fishing this year. Early in March it seemed like we had a fast warm-up and spring was here. Kingfish and mackerel moved into our waters, flats fish moved out into the bay and fishing got real good.
Published: 04/15/15