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Teachers learn guitar-building to illustrate application of STEM principles

Teachers learn guitar-building to illustrate application of STEM principles

Nikki Grottano, a Newpoint High School teacher from Escambia County, wants to teach guitar building as part of a physical science class. She came to Tampa and Brandon to learn how.
Published: 08/20/14
Dance academy makes all the right moves

Dance academy makes all the right moves

From its humble beginnings and through high growth and recessionary roadblocks, Judy’s Dance Academy has stayed the course as one of the Greater Brandon area’s best-loved small businesses, set now to begin its 24th year of operation.
Published: 08/20/14
Local dancer takes a leap forward

Local dancer takes a leap forward

VALRICO — It’s all in the family at Judy’s Dance Academy in Valrico, with Judy Comiskey set to begin her 24th year of business in the Greater Brandon area, where she was in attendance recently to support a fundraiser on behalf of...
Published: 08/20/14
FishHawk, Waterset residents give to community

FishHawk, Waterset residents give to community

LITHIA – The Concerts for a Cause outdoor music series has come to an end at the FishHawk Ranch and Waterset master-planned residential communities, but the giving has not stopped.
Published: 08/13/14
Updated: 08/14/14
Woman escapes fire that damages Riverview home

Woman escapes fire that damages Riverview home

An adult woman safely escaped a fire that damaged a Riverview home Wednesday night.
Published: 08/14/14
Spring Hill man pleads guilty in bank-robbery spree

Spring Hill man pleads guilty in bank-robbery spree

A Spring Hill man pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday for his role in a five-day bank-robbery spree throughout the Tampa Bay area, the U.S. Attorneys Office said.
Published: 08/13/14
Chamber announces Citizen of the Year award finalists

Chamber announces Citizen of the Year award finalists

TEMPLE TERRACE — Anita Long devotes much of her time and talent to the day-to-day operations of Business Ink Printing, a company in Temple Terrace she and her husband, David, have owned for 14 years.
Published: 08/13/14

HEAT seeks sports donations after thieves strike again

Leaders of a recreation program for home-school children are seeking donations for soccer balls, bats and other items after someone broke into their storage shed.
Published: 08/13/14
Discover the top five technology trends impacting businesses

Discover the top five technology trends impacting businesses

SABAL PARK — A free seminar called “Learn the Top Five Technology Trends to Impact Business & IT Leaders in the Future” will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Nova Southeastern University Tampa campus, 3632 Queen Palm Drive. It is ...
Published: 08/13/14

Strawberry Crest High School band, orchestra plan golf tourney

The 2014-2015 high school musical season is about to begin and the Strawberry Crest Marching Chargers and Orchestra will be hosting their first annual golf tournament, which will take place Sept. 20 at 1 p.m. at Silverado Golf & Country Club, 36841 C...
Published: 08/13/14