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Flowers make this gardener happy

Flowers make this gardener happy

Barbara Blasband has lived in her home in south Brandon since 1970, but her current garden has all been done since she retired in 2012. She was too busy working before that. There was some grass, some mulch and a few plants before, but now there ...
Published: 11/20/14
Jesuit student has the horses to finish Ironman challenge

Jesuit student has the horses to finish Ironman challenge

TAMPA — It was less than a year ago when Jesuit senior Joey Russell was presented with the biggest challenge of his life.
Published: 11/19/14
Junior League seeks award nominations

Junior League seeks award nominations

TAMPA — The Junior League of Tampa has launched a community awards program, Luminaries, and seeks nominations from the public.
Published: 11/19/14

Chamber award nominees announced

The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce has announced the nominees for the chamber’s Business of the Year awards.
Published: 11/19/14
Renovations progressing at Ybor’s Al Lopez house baseball museum

Renovations progressing at Ybor’s Al Lopez house baseball museum

YBOR CITY — Construction on the Tampa Baseball Museum at the Al Lopez House has reached a major milestone. Recently, the house received a fresh coat of paint, which adds a touch of color and protects its wooden exterior. In addition, bricks wi...
Published: 11/19/14
Married artists turn a serious hobby into a gallery

Married artists turn a serious hobby into a gallery

A volunteer project of creating a mural for Franciscans set Judge Rex Barbas and his wife, Donna, thinking of their art as more than a serious hobby.
Published: 11/19/14
Teen heading cross ‘county’ to run for his dream

Teen heading cross ‘county’ to run for his dream

TAMPA — There is a chance you have already seen Daniel Erickson.
Published: 11/12/14
Updated: 11/14/14
Festival has Puerto Rican theme

Festival has Puerto Rican theme

WEST TAMPA — A free, family-oriented festival will highlight the culture of Puerto Rico while raising money for St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Published: 11/12/14
Community gathers to support St. Peter Claver school

Community gathers to support St. Peter Claver school

On Nov. 1 at the Westshore DoubleTree, former mayor and Honorary Gala Chair Dick Greco welcomed guests to the annual St. Peter Claver Catholic School Gala. More than 400 attendees celebrated the 120 years of St. Peter Claver school, helping fund the ...
Published: 11/12/14

Friday night fundraisers benefit Scouts

SOUTH TAMPA — Fundraisers for the Girl Scouts and the Boy Scouts will happen this week — on the same night.
Published: 11/12/14