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Plant City man shot to death outside Seffner hookah bar

Hillsborough County detectives are investigating the overnight shooting death of a Plant City man outside the AMG Hookah Bar Smoke Shop in Seffner.
Published: 07/05/15
Defenders of Confederacy rally around huge flag near Tampa

Defenders of Confederacy rally around huge flag near Tampa

TAMPA — While many people held barbecues and watched fireworks Saturday evening to celebrate the Fourth of July, about 200 descendants and supporters of Confederate soldiers gathered to honor their heritage in a different way....
Published: 07/04/15
Updated: 07/05/15
Valrico neighbors balk at safe house for trafficking victims

Valrico neighbors balk at safe house for trafficking victims

Shocked neighbors are worried about safety and property values. The fears are unfounded, says Elizabeth Melendez-Fisher, president of Selah Freedom, a nonprofit group dedicated to helping women forced into the sex industry.
Published: 07/04/15
Venice man killed in crash on Selmon Expressway in Brandon

Venice man killed in crash on Selmon Expressway in Brandon

The northbound exit off Interstate 75 to the Selmon Expressway was closed for hours following a fatal crash and car fire.
Published: 07/03/15

Deputies: Man in video may have info on Seffner shooting

Hillsborough County sheriff’s detectives said they believe a man seen in a store surveillance video may have information about a recent Seffner robbery and shooting.
Published: 07/02/15

Celebrate freedom July 4 at Pet Resource Center

An all-American cookout. Name-your-own-price pet adoptions from kennels marked “Ready-to-Go.” Family-friendly fun. Patriotic-themed pet name tag giveaways. Music. It all will happen from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 4 at Hillsborough County&#...
Published: 07/01/15

‘Father of the Year’ will ride in Fourth of July parade

BRANDON — Winning entries in the 2015 “Why My Dad Is Father of the Year” contest praised fathers for their love, kindness, generosity and time spent together.
Published: 07/01/15
Patriotic theme marks parade’s ‘back-to-basics’ focus

Patriotic theme marks parade’s ‘back-to-basics’ focus

BRANDON — The stage is set for the 2015 Greater Brandon Fourth of July parade, with volunteers at the ready to present what is one of the town’s oldest and most significant community gatherings.
Published: 07/01/15
Volunteer dedication a Brandon parade tradition

Volunteer dedication a Brandon parade tradition

BRANDON — Crucial to the success of the Greater Brandon Fourth of July Parade are its floats and decorated vehicles and the hundreds of community residents who ride and march along with them, as well as the non-paid workers behind-the-scenes w...
Published: 07/01/15
Ford’s Garage rolls in for destination diners

Ford’s Garage rolls in for destination diners

The mystery is over, concerning the purpose for Ford’s Garage on Causeway Boulevard in Brandon, a newly opened restaurant that had lots of people guessing.
Published: 07/01/15