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Tarpon Springs officer mourned, remembered as ‘hero’

Tarpon Springs officer mourned, remembered as ‘hero’

LUTZ — To his family, he was the guy who would sit at the end of his daughter’s bed when she was upset and make faces until she smiled. He was the guy who would bring flowers to his daughters on Valentine’s Day. And hold his wife...
Updated: 9 hours ago
One dead, one injured after pickup goes into Riverview pond

One dead, one injured after pickup goes into Riverview pond

A 47-year-old man died Saturday morning, hours after he lost control of his pickup, which flipped and crashed into a Riverview retention pond, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Then & Now: North Nebraska Avenue at East Forest Street, 1926 and 2014

Then & Now: North Nebraska Avenue at East Forest Street, 1926 and 2014

The White Rose Bakery is pictured on the northwest corner of North Nebraska Avenue and East Forest Street in the 1926 “then” photo.
Published: 12/28/14
Christmas surprise: Driver plows into house in Dover

Christmas surprise: Driver plows into house in Dover

A Dover family got an unwelcome Christmas gift early Thursday morning — a car that plowed into their house, causing significant damage.
Published: 12/25/14

Christmas Day closings in Tampa Bay area

A list of government closings and service schedule changes in the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 12/24/14
Updated: 12/25/14

Christmas holiday closings

Hillsborough
Published: 12/25/14
Student volunteers at heart of special needs dance

Student volunteers at heart of special needs dance

TAMPA — There wasn’t a dry eye in the house.
Published: 12/24/14
Primrose School holds food drive for Metropolitan Ministries

Primrose School holds food drive for Metropolitan Ministries

The Primrose Schools of Cross Creek, Tampa Palms and Collier Parkway joined forces to conduct a Can-A-Thon drop off to Metropolitan Ministries in New Tampa.
Published: 12/24/14
Brandon Eagles reach out to Lopez students

Brandon Eagles reach out to Lopez students

SEFFNER — For the second consecutive year, PTA mom Jayne Alfieri volunteered to assist at the Christmas party for kindergartners hosted by the Brandon Eagles at their lodge on Front Street in Valrico.
Published: 12/24/14
Tampa Family Health Centers opens new location

Tampa Family Health Centers opens new location

TAMPA — Tampa Family Health Centers Inc., a community health center serving the residents of Hillsborough County and Tampa since 1984, has opened the doors to its new health care center location at 6216 E. Sligh Ave., Tampa, on Dec. 16. ...
Published: 12/24/14