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Tampa Prep celebrates 40 years

Tampa Prep celebrates 40 years

DOWNTOWN — Students, faculty and supporters of Tampa Preparatory recently celebrated its 40th anniversary with Tampa Prep Day, as named by Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn.
Published: 12/17/14
Many hands make light work of sorting Teddy bear donations

Many hands make light work of sorting Teddy bear donations

Some are traditional brown bears with a red ribbon; others are white or pink or purple, and some are dressed in holiday finery. In the mixture, there are usually a few stuffed monkeys, kitties or other animals.
Published: 12/17/14
Two artists share their retro dreams for the new year

Two artists share their retro dreams for the new year

SOUTH TAMPA — Before moving ahead in the new year, some people take a moment for retrospection as well as reflection on the past. Artists have a more colorful and creative way of depicting the story of their past for everyone to appreciate....
Published: 12/17/14
Lamplighters coffee the organization’s most sucessful in their history

Lamplighters coffee the organization’s most sucessful in their history

SUNSET PARK — The Lamplighters, a support organization for Metropolitan Ministries and foster children, honored the organization’s past presidents at the 25th annual Lamplighters Christmas Silver Coffee.
Published: 12/17/14
Romantic comedy is a holiday treat
‘Handle With Care’ runs weekends through Dec. 21 in Channel District

Romantic comedy is a holiday treat ‘Handle With Care’ runs weekends through Dec. 21 in Channel District

The heartwarming romantic comedy “Handle With Care” begins with a bungling delivery man in Virginia losing an Israeli grandmother’s coffin in a parking lot on Christmas Eve....
Published: 12/17/14
Holiday Auction features food, decor

Holiday Auction features food, decor

BEACH PARK — Homemade cakes, flowering plants and holiday decorations were all up for bid when the Beach Park Garden Club hosted its annual Holiday Auction.
Published: 12/17/14

TCCA’s run falls short in championship game

TAMPA — Town ’N Country Christian Academy went after its first state championship in six-man football and, under a blistering sun in Lakeland, things were looking good — at least for a brief moment.
Published: 12/17/14
City dedicates new monument to honor former mayors

City dedicates new monument to honor former mayors

TEMPLE TERRACE — A tremendous amount of sacrifice and commitment goes with the role of mayor.
Published: 12/17/14
Mayor lauds local for helping special-needs kids

Mayor lauds local for helping special-needs kids

TEMPLE TERRACE — Russ Oberbroeckling, the founder and commissioner of Buddy Baseball, a league for Tampa Bay-area special-needs children, is no stranger to receiving accolades.
Published: 12/17/14
Florida College food service providers donate foodstuff

Florida College food service providers donate foodstuff

TAMPA — Compassion for the homeless and hungry is alive and well on the campus of Florida College.
Published: 12/17/14