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New resource center offers help and hope for men

New resource center offers help and hope for men

BRANDON — In the two months since First United Methodist Church of Brandon created and began funding the Men’s Resource Center, a new ministry to help men in need, they have served about 15 men. As the center grows and more mentors come...
Published: 07/16/14
Mayor’s race a windfall for local charities

Mayor’s race a windfall for local charities

Two candidates left Brandon more than $50,000 richer, thanks to the “votes” they received in their respective charity races for honorary mayor of Brandon.
Published: 07/16/14
HCC Kids College sets stage for summer learning

HCC Kids College sets stage for summer learning

BRANDON — Cameryn Mobley is a go-getter, a young lady who can’t sit still, who would rather be out in the field learning than sitting at home on her summer break from school.
Published: 07/16/14

I-4 traffic moving against after semitrailer fire

Traffic on Interstate 4 in Seffner is moving again after a semitrailer caught fire Monday evening and brought traffic to a crawl.
Published: 07/14/14
Deputies arrest suspect in violent Brandon purse snatching

Deputies arrest suspect in violent Brandon purse snatching

A Brandon man who deputies say violently snatched a women’s purse before he was caught on video shopping with her credit card has been arrested, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office reported.
Published: 07/11/14
A new generation drawn to the kitchen

A new generation drawn to the kitchen

As a mother of three grown daughters, I kinda knew what to expect when I was asked to help judge a Teen Iron Chef competition. The contest was open to boys and girls in grades 4 through 12 and hosted by the Bloomingdale Regional Library.
Published: 07/11/14
Local libraries offer chance to win $500

Local libraries offer chance to win $500

BRANDON – Library patrons are being urged to “Take Flat Andy with you!” for a chance to win a $100 or $500 prize.
Published: 07/11/14
Seffner woman proud to show her four-wheel patriotism

Seffner woman proud to show her four-wheel patriotism

Ellen White, 87, of Seffner, drives a white Fiat 500 Pop with an American flag painted on the roof. Four of her family members served in the military during wartime.
Published: 07/11/14
Regent vendors, venue on view in July

Regent vendors, venue on view in July

BRANDON — Don’t let the temperatures fool you; it is Christmas in July at The Regent, with a cool event designed to showcase both venue and vendors for people looking to book parties, weddings and other special events....
Published: 07/11/14

Brandon Epilepsy Services Foundation wins grant

BRANDON — Brandon resident Bryon A. Holz, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF, CASL, on behalf of the Million Dollar Round Table’s Worldwide Grant Program, presented a check for $5,000 to Tom Orth, executive director of the Epilepsy Services Foundation, J...
Published: 07/11/14