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Deputies: Violent purse-snatching suspect seen on video

Deputies: Violent purse-snatching suspect seen on video

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a man accused of viciously beating a 62-year-old woman during a purse snatching and then going shopping with her credit card.
Published: 07/10/14

‘Little Monsters’ art show on display through July

BRANDON – The second annual “Little Monsters Create” Children’s Art Show will be available for viewing from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Wednesday, July 30, in the Mook Gallery at Center Place Fine Arts and Civic Cent...
Published: 07/09/14

Authorities ID Valrico woman killed in crash

The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the Valrico woman who died in a head-on collision Sunday afternoon on State Road 60 in east Hillsborough County.
Published: 07/06/14
Updated: 07/08/14
Rays notes: For Cobb, All-Star break means another interruption

Rays notes: For Cobb, All-Star break means another interruption

Rays RHP Alex Cobb makes his final start tonight before the All-Star break with mixed feelings.
Published: 07/08/14
This fruitful jungle is full of rare plants

This fruitful jungle is full of rare plants

I love to visit Ed Musgrave’s garden because it’s even more of a jungle than mine, partly because he has one and a half acres, which is three times the size of my garden. He also has much more experience and knowledge about fruit and ra...
Published: 07/08/14

Watch-less and watch what happens

It must be true that opposites attract, otherwise I probably wouldn’t be married.
Published: 07/08/14
Observations, odds and ends

Observations, odds and ends

Special Correspondent
Published: 07/08/14
It keeps coming up green for Brandies

It keeps coming up green for Brandies

It would safe to say that – excluding weeds – Monica Brandies has never met a plant she didn’t like. And odds are there aren’t many species of flora she hasn’t seen in her seven decades of gardening.
Published: 07/08/14
Flags, fun and patriotism abound at Brandon parade

Flags, fun and patriotism abound at Brandon parade

BRANDON — Trent and Addison English sat on yellow plastic chairs, waved red, white and blue American flags and had no real idea of the significance of the events swirling around them.
Published: 07/04/14
Food, fun and adventure less than an hour away

Food, fun and adventure less than an hour away

My better half and I desperately needed a day away to refresh ourselves and our perspective. As the saying goes, “All work and no play...” is just no fun.
Published: 07/03/14