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Deputies investigating homicide near Winn Dixie in Riverview

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man found behind a Winn Dixie store in Riverview early Sunday morning.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Rain bolsters message at Apryl Foster farewell service

Rain bolsters message at Apryl Foster farewell service

TAMPA — In August, Apryl Foster called her parents to tell them how excited she was about her job at Ulele, a new restaurant in Tampa Heights, just north of downtown.
Published: 02/28/15
Inside the outside world of Jon and Gina Brunson

Inside the outside world of Jon and Gina Brunson

BRANDON — They’re admitted addicts.
Published: 02/25/15
Updated: 02/26/15
Nature a natural model for two artists

Nature a natural model for two artists

YBOR CITY — Whether it’s looking into the eyes of an elephant or the eye of a storm, realist painters Marie Schadt and Virginia Butler capture the intricate details of nature through their work. The two artists will share their unique p...
Published: 02/25/15

Valrico man critically injured crossing Brandon road

A Valrico man was critically injured Tuesday night when he was struck by a car while crossing Lumsden Road in Brandon.
Published: 02/25/15
HCC student distinguishes herself with mural art

HCC student distinguishes herself with mural art

For Morgan Minnick, art has become the means for voyaging down the road less traveled, an eye-opening experience that has moved the Hillsborough Community College freshman to dig deeper into the promise of a career in creativity....
Published: 02/25/15
Through photos, Brandon High grad seeks to connect present to past

Through photos, Brandon High grad seeks to connect present to past

BRANDON — Thirty-three years after he served on the yearbook staff at Brandon High School, Michael Wigh is serving a similar task for the community at large.
Published: 02/25/15

Vietnam Veterans of America hosts 12th annual car show

TAMPA — The 12th annual car show sponsored by the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 787 will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 14 at Veterans Memorial Park, 3602 U.S. Highway 301. Registration begins at 9 a.m....
Published: 02/25/15
Basketball player aims to bridge gap between hearing and deaf worlds

Basketball player aims to bridge gap between hearing and deaf worlds

BRANDON — Former University of New Orleans lockdown defender and business management graduate Kentrell Martin, 32, will sign copies of books from his award-winning Shelly’s Adventures series from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday and March 7 ...
Published: 02/25/15
Local robotics team heads to regional competition

Local robotics team heads to regional competition

BRANDON — Recently, 26 teams competed in the West Coast Regional FIRST LEGO League Robotics Competition hosted by TechPlayzone at Hillsborough Community College-Brandon.
Published: 02/25/15