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Brandon News

What’s new at USF Botanical Gardens?

What’s new at USF Botanical Gardens?

Going back to a garden you’ve visited before has the charm of seeing the familiar. Then comes the delight of what’s been added or improved.
Published: 04/09/14
Mild weather makes for great fishing in South Shore waters

Mild weather makes for great fishing in South Shore waters

Cold fronts have thinned out and the few that are still hitting us are not as strong as we had seen earlier in the year. This has made for the consistent kind of weather that makes spring fishing some of the best of the year. The nice weather mixed f...
Published: 04/09/14

O’Neill: Is Jeb the GOP establishment’s answer for 2016?

The orchestrations, subplots and serious concerns are well underway.
Published: 04/08/14
Advice, plants available at annual USF Botanical Gardens festival

Advice, plants available at annual USF Botanical Gardens festival

TAMPA – Spring has sprung and that means the University of South Florida Botanical Gardens is set to host its biggest event of the year.
Published: 04/08/14
Kitchen fire extinguished in pub at Riverview strip mall

Kitchen fire extinguished in pub at Riverview strip mall

Firefighters extinguished a kitchen fire in a pub at a Riverview strip mall Tuesday morning.
Published: 04/08/14
Brandon guitarist Wesley keep connection with fans

Brandon guitarist Wesley keep connection with fans

BRANDON – Guitarist John Wesley “Wes” Dearth III of Brandon, known to his fans around the world as John Wesley, released his newest CD, “Disconnect,” March 31 in Europe and April 1 in the United States through InsideOut ...
Published: 04/08/14
Brandon guitarist Wesley shares experiences via  new music

Brandon guitarist Wesley shares experiences via new music

BRANDON – As John Wesley was writing songs for his new record, “Disconnect,” his life — his career, marriage, mother, house and studio – was changing forever in ways he could not control....
Published: 04/08/14
Brandon’s Fire Ants win national ice hockey championship

Brandon’s Fire Ants win national ice hockey championship

BRANDON – When the Florida Fire Ants competed March 6-9 in the 2014 AAU/USA National Ice Hockey Championships in Minnesota, “no one up North gave these kids a chance,” said Gary Parkhurst, associate head coach.
Published: 04/08/14
Primrose School Spring Fling to focus on child safety

Primrose School Spring Fling to focus on child safety

VALRICO – Primrose School of Bloomingdale will host its second annual Spring Fling from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12, in the school parking lot, 1280 Bloomingdale Ave. The public is invited....
Published: 04/08/14
Bonner project in Brandon simulates homelessness

Bonner project in Brandon simulates homelessness

Riverview resident Zach Bonner, 16, the boy who walked across America to bring awareness to the nation’s approximately 1.6 million homelessness youth, is hosting his annual 24 Hours homeless simulation event from noon Friday to noon Saturday a...
Published: 04/08/14