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Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014

Brandon News

Deputies: Video shows suspects from Brandon burglaries

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says two men seen in this surveillance video are suspects in a string of vehicle burglaries in Brandon last month.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Elks picnic brings community together

Elks picnic brings community together

Leisure, not labor, was on minds of those attending a holiday picnic at Brandon Elks Lodge No. 2383 on Monday.
Published: 09/01/14

Driver killed in crash in front of Riverview apartments

A Riverview driver was killed in crash while attempting to make a U-turn outside a Riverview apartment complex late Thursday, deputies said.
Published: 08/29/14

Three hospitalized after crash on Big Bend Road

An 84-year-old woman was in critical condition and her 31-year-old passenger seriously injured Thursday morning in a three-vehicle crash in Riverview, deputies said.
Published: 08/28/14
Fire destroys mobile home in Thonotosassa

Fire destroys mobile home in Thonotosassa

A fire destroyed an unoccupied mobile home in Thonotosassa early Thursday, officials said.
Published: 08/28/14
Ti plants set off any scene

Ti plants set off any scene

We had a flower shop in Ohio in the early ‘60s, and I went to design classes to learn all I could. The best thing I learned was that we could send $5 to a man called A. James in Orlando and he would send us a box of tropical foliage, including...
Published: 08/27/14

Time-travel in our living room

It comforted me to kiss my father goodbye yesterday despite the fact that he passed away 20 years ago. The opportunity presented itself and I took full advantage of the moment. After years of procrastination, Oscar and I embarked on a time-travel adv...
Published: 08/27/14
Injured, sick animals have new rescue to call home

Injured, sick animals have new rescue to call home

RIVERVIEW – Cecelia Nieves has a soft heart when it comes to injured and abused animals. She has worked with them as a certified veterinary technician at Tampa Bay Veterinary Emergency Service since 2009. ...
Published: 08/27/14
Kitchen shortcuts make cooking so much easier

Kitchen shortcuts make cooking so much easier

As I pushed my shopping cart through the aisles of Publix last week, I found myself trying to bury – I blush to say – a box of cake mix. There it was, a silent testimony to the occasional shortcuts I take in my kitchen. I felt a twinge ...
Published: 08/27/14
Journey Church joins National Back to Church Sunday

Journey Church joins National Back to Church Sunday

The Rev. Dan Reid, lead pastor of Journey Church in Brandon, said his Christian congregation is joining national movement of churches across America in reaching out and inviting their local community to “ReCONNECT to Church” on Sept. 21 f...
Published: 08/27/14