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Brandon News

Physician chooses South Shore as home for new practice

Physician chooses South Shore as home for new practice

RIVERVIEW – The continued population growth and anticipated opening of St. Joseph’s Hospital-South is bringing a spate of new physicians to South Shore. Dr. Orlando Portal – an internist who recently opened his own medical practi...
Published: 12/11/14
Visiting Santa’s Workshop at MOSI brings out creativity

Visiting Santa’s Workshop at MOSI brings out creativity

Once wasn’t enough to satisfy the ingenious minds of Younglee Kwon’s four young children.
Published: 12/10/14

Brandon chamber hears message of tradition-based unity

BRANDON — Speaking as both a chamber member and leader, Michael Matthews took on the tone of an evangelizing minister when he spoke to his colleagues at the monthly membership luncheon of the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce on Dec. 2 at Th...
Published: 12/10/14
Church continues Walk Through Bethlehem

Church continues Walk Through Bethlehem

BRANDON — Kelly Lafollette remembers the first time she walked through the makeshift city of Bethlehem at Kings Avenue Baptist Church in Brandon.
Published: 12/10/14
White Rabbit hosts multivendor outdoor events

White Rabbit hosts multivendor outdoor events

Sloane Hovan is no stranger to the world of antiques. She is the daughter of Laura Hovan, the owner of White Rabbit Antiques and Collectibles in Brandon, which this month has scheduled another outdoor event for holiday shoppers....
Published: 12/10/14
Local Iraq veteran has Christmas song recorded

Local Iraq veteran has Christmas song recorded

LITHIA — Iraq veteran Mark Goujon just released his peppy new holiday single, “Loud and Proud Christmas,” sung by country and Christian recording artist Melodie Crittenden.
Published: 12/10/14

Zach Bonner leads effort to break food-drive world record

RIVERVIEW — Recently, 17-year-old Zach Bonner of Riverview, founder of the Little Red Wagon Foundation and champion of homeless youth, collected more food in a 24-hour drive than the Guinness World Records holder....
Published: 12/10/14
Queena’s Shopping Fair raises money for ongoing Christmas miracle

Queena’s Shopping Fair raises money for ongoing Christmas miracle

RIVERVIEW — Anna Vuong said the perseverance of her sister, Queena, continues to inspire people after the Bloomingdale library attack in 2008 that left her needing around-the-clock care.
Published: 12/10/14
Hometown Hero: Brandon church’s mission leader spreads spirit

Hometown Hero: Brandon church’s mission leader spreads spirit

TAMPA — Eleanor Saunders is always busy.
Published: 12/09/14

When children ask, we try to answer

I think the saying goes, “Out of the mouths of babes ofttimes come gems.”
Published: 12/09/14