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Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014

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Hot and cold fishing this summer

Hot and cold fishing this summer

Our bay waters are in the 90-degree range. That’s hot, and the fishing can be also.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Camp Care-A-Lot gives kids a week of adventure

Camp Care-A-Lot gives kids a week of adventure

It was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity during which kids with disabilities unearthed abilities they never dreamed they had.
Updated: 9 hours ago
SWAMP Mountain Bike Club maintains trails, explores

SWAMP Mountain Bike Club maintains trails, explores

BRANDON – Twenty years ago, Wes Eubank, of Temple Terrace, the founder of a mountain bike club in the Tampa area, weighed 205 pounds.
Updated: 9 hours ago

Teens and retirees mingle at Life’s Treasures Thrift Store

BRANDON — Thanks to the success of the Community Roundtable’s spring Community Service Forum, the LifePath Hospice thrift store, called Life’s Treasures, has about 30 teenage volunteers, mostly from Newsome High School, helping o...
Updated: 9 hours ago
New name for longstanding Brandon ministry

New name for longstanding Brandon ministry

BRANDON — A new 3,000-square-foot medical facility for women, Choices Women’s Center, 125 N. Moon Ave., part of the LifeCare Network, opened this spring. It offers free ultrasounds for women who think they may be pregnant, verifying pre...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Author recounts her memories of World War II

Author recounts her memories of World War II

VALRICO — Memoir writer Ingeborg E. Ryals, of Valrico, had an idyllic childhood in the rural Pomeranian province of Germany with her parents and two younger brothers. The children ran through meadows chasing butterflies, swam with friends in ...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Local podcast highlights up-and-coming artists

Local podcast highlights up-and-coming artists

VALRICO — He may have started out recording music, but recording conversations was the logical next step.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Auditions set for ‘The Legend of Frankenstein’

Auditions set for ‘The Legend of Frankenstein’

VALRICO — For community theater veteran Carlton Jones, his upcoming production of “The Legend of Frankenstein” is a labor of love, brought to life seven years ago when he staged the first production of his self-penned show....
Updated: 9 hours ago
Relatives’ pit bulls fatally maul Riverview boy, 4

Relatives’ pit bulls fatally maul Riverview boy, 4

RIVERVIEW — The family of 4-year-old Logan Shepard called his mauling death by two pit bulls on Saturday night “a tragic loss.”
Published: 07/20/14

Poster contest to celebrate Hispanics in Tampa Bay area

BRANDON — Artists 18 and older are being called to compete for prizes in the Tampa Hispanic Heritage’s 28th Anniversary Visual Art Poster Contest Celebration.
Published: 07/16/14
Updated: 07/18/14