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Thursday, May 28, 2015

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Scholarships awarded for Heart of a Champion event

Scholarships awarded for Heart of a Champion event

Thousands of dollars in scholarships were presented to student-athletes from throughout Hillsborough County at a presentation at the T Pepin Hospitality Centre on May 13.
Published: 05/27/15
Church plants garden with goal of helping others

Church plants garden with goal of helping others

EAST TAMPA — Members of the Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church are growing “a garden of faith, family and fellowship” — while growing one filled with vegetables — to help those in need, said the church’s p...
Published: 05/27/15
County PTAs and their leaders honored

County PTAs and their leaders honored

TAMPA — PTAs and PTSAs from across the county were recognized for their service to the students, teachers and the community at the recent Hillsborough County Council of PTA-PTSAs 33rd annual Awards Luncheon.
Published: 05/27/15
Coaches honored by Boys & Girls Club

Coaches honored by Boys & Girls Club

WEST TAMPA — Four Hillsborough County coaches who got their starts at the West Tampa Boys & Girls Club were honored at the West Tampa Boys & Girls Club Reunion Dinner recently.
Published: 05/27/15
Fashion show, silent auction part of luncheon

Fashion show, silent auction part of luncheon

SOUTH TAMPA — When Shirley Gorgei-Wood walked into Deborah Kent’s, a boutique, she immediately spied a white pants set that she wanted to model for an upcoming fashion show.
Published: 05/27/15
Art with a repurpose

Art with a repurpose

TAMPA — Jocelyn Forbus, a sixth-grader at Buchanan Middle School, was shocked.
Published: 05/27/15
From Ohio beginnings, vet saw the world with the Air Force

From Ohio beginnings, vet saw the world with the Air Force

NEW TAMPA — In 1956, James Jones graduated cum laude from Miami University in Ohio with a bachelor’s degree in math. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant from Air Force ROTC and 10 weeks later he entere...
Published: 05/27/15
Expo to help community prepare for hurricanes

Expo to help community prepare for hurricanes

TAMPA — Florida has gone without a hurricane for nearly nine years, the longest stretch since 1851, when record keeping of the state’s major storms first began.
Published: 05/27/15

King High senior doubles up on degrees

TAMPA — Eighteen-year-old King High senior Nicolas Mabilleau loathes being bored.
Published: 05/27/15
Islamic Society of New Tampa hosts open house event

Islamic Society of New Tampa hosts open house event

NEW TAMPA — If you want to make new friends, a neighborly custom is to invite people over for an open house. That’s what the Islamic Society of New Tampa, or ISONET, did on May 17 at the Daarus Salaam Mosque on Morris Bridge Road....
Published: 05/27/15