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Camp Care-A-Lot off to a soggy start

Camp Care-A-Lot off to a soggy start

This summer, 25 patients from Shriners Hospitals for Children – Tampa have the special opportunity to attend a summer camp for children with physical limitations due to orthopedic conditions. Girls and boys ages 8 to 10 with orthopedic conditi...
Published: 07/16/14
Locals at the FIFA quarterfinals

Locals at the FIFA quarterfinals

Brazilian-born Romildo Sanchez, owner of the Player’s Club of Tampa Bay soccer club in Brandon, traveled with his 8-year-old son, Ronaldo Sanchez, to attend the 2014 FIFA World Cup quarterfinals game between the Netherlands and Costa Rica at A...
Published: 07/16/14
Good time was had by all at patriotic parade

Good time was had by all at patriotic parade

BRANDON — Sunny skies prevailed for the Greater Brandon Fourth of July Parade, which each year showcases the town’s businesses, charities, politicians, schools, talent and creativity.
Published: 07/16/14
2014 Brandon Fourth of July parade awards

2014 Brandon Fourth of July parade awards

The Community Roundtable gives awards for the top floats, units and performances at the Greater Brandon Fourth of July Parade.
Published: 07/16/14

Manna bags for the hungry

BRANDON — Vicki Harrison, First United Methodist Church of Brandon minister of missions and pastoral care director, doesn’t like to turn people away empty handed.
Published: 07/16/14
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