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Pink-themed fall ride to support breast cancer fight

Pink-themed fall ride to support breast cancer fight

BRANDON ­— Asking for a pony is not unheard of among the young, and Diana Galia is no exception. Only she never really asked for Glory, the horse that has been hers for more than half her life.
Published: 08/27/14
Food drive benefits local agencies, students

Food drive benefits local agencies, students

BRANDON – Everest University-Brandon recently wrapped up its “Get UR Cans to School” food drive by raising more than 600 cans of nonperishable food items to benefit local agencies Cynthia Pinckney Ministries and ECHO – Eme...
Published: 08/27/14

Can area retail establishments turn down legal tender?

RIVERVIEW — A Valrico man recently got a surprise when he went to pay for his breakfast.
Published: 08/27/14
Brandon tennis courts set to be replaced

Brandon tennis courts set to be replaced

SEFFNER — Expanded parking and football practice areas will replace the tennis courts at The North Brandon Sports Complex, 3909 S. Kings-way Road.
Published: 08/27/14

The Village Players’ tradition of new and classic plays continues

VALRICO — Just weeks prior to the start of Rosh Hashanah — the Jewish New Year — the Village Players will stage the musical “Fiddler on the Roof,” with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and libretto by ...
Published: 08/27/14
Gospel music to fill the heavens Labor Day weekend

Gospel music to fill the heavens Labor Day weekend

WIMAUMA – The Florida Gospel Music Association will host more than 20 gospel music groups Aug. 29 - 31 during its 25th annual convention in Wimauma. About 600 people are expected to attend each nightly performance of international gospel songs ...
Published: 08/20/14
Updated: 08/21/14
This soup is as cool as a cucumber

This soup is as cool as a cucumber

Summer is cucumber season, and grocery stores and roadside produce stands are selling the crop at prices so low they are jaw dropping.
Published: 08/20/14
Riverview High School gets new head shark

Riverview High School gets new head shark

RIVERVIEW – When math teacher Danielle Shotwell transferred to Riverview High School in 1998 as one of its charter faculty members, she had no clue she’d become its principal 16 years later. But yesterday as the new school year began, s...
Published: 08/20/14
If one gardener is good, two are better

If one gardener is good, two are better

Special Correspondent
Published: 08/20/14
Expectations contribute to fishing success

Expectations contribute to fishing success

Special Correspondent
Published: 08/20/14