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Bike trail receives improvements

Bike trail receives improvements

LITHIA — Two of the top-rated mountain bike trails in Florida are located in Lithia: Alafia River State Park, 14326 S. County Road 39, and Balm-Boyette Scrub Preserve, 13998 Balm Boyette Road, according to Singletracks Mountain Bike Blog follo...
Published: 09/17/14
Seeds of Faith Community Garden looking for more gardeners

Seeds of Faith Community Garden looking for more gardeners

Eleanor Saunder’s of Brandon, the missions coordinator at Bay Life Church, feeds her own seeds of faith when she prays inside the church — as well as literal seeds that she sows in the church’s backyard garden.
Published: 09/17/14
Chicken with rice rivalry this Saturday at Festival del Sabor

Chicken with rice rivalry this Saturday at Festival del Sabor

Almost every family I know has it’s own recipe for arroz con pollo – aka chicken with rice – and each thinks that theirs is the best.
Published: 09/16/14
For those who remember rhubarb

For those who remember rhubarb

Quite likely people who have lived in Florida all or most of their lives have never tasted rhubarb, though it’s sometimes seen at the grocery store in the produce section. Its red stems are the part that taste so good (or bad to some).
Published: 09/16/14
September is a month of transition

September is a month of transition

Hard to believe we’re already in the middle of September, and what a year of great fishing it’s been thus far. September is a month of transition in South Shore waters.
Published: 09/16/14
Surveillance images lead to arrest in bank robberies

Surveillance images lead to arrest in bank robberies

A Tampa man suspected in four bank robberies was identified by a witness from surveillance images and arrested Thursday night, deputies said.
Published: 09/12/14
Deputies investigate armed robbery at Seffner bank

Deputies investigate armed robbery at Seffner bank

A man suspected in an armed bank robbery in Seffner on Thursday morning may be responsible for another heist in Tampa last month, deputies said.
Published: 09/11/14
34th Annual Tampa Bay Senior Games start Sept. 29

34th Annual Tampa Bay Senior Games start Sept. 29

SOUTH SHORE – Seniors serious about their sports need to suit up, lace up and sign up now for the 2014 Tampa Bay Senior Games. The 34th annual series of competitions will take place over three weeks from Sept. 29 to Oct. 17. Registration is und...
Published: 09/10/14
Updated: 09/11/14
School bus driver to be issued citation in Riverview crash

School bus driver to be issued citation in Riverview crash

RIVERVIEW — At least 17 students and two bus drivers received minor injuries when one Eisenhower Elementary School bus rear-ended another one from the school Wednesday morning.
Published: 09/10/14

Upcoming ‘Roll and Read’ event promotes literacy

YBOR CITY — Parents can decorate strollers and wagons for a 1-mile walk down “reading lane” for the first-ever “Roll and Read — Powered by Parents as Teachers,” an international event promoting early literacy...
Published: 09/10/14