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Gospel music to fill the heavens Labor Day weekend

Gospel music to fill the heavens Labor Day weekend

WIMAUMA – The Florida Gospel Music Association will host more than 20 gospel music groups Aug. 29 - 31 during its 25th annual convention in Wimauma. About 600 people are expected to attend each nightly performance of international gospel songs ...
Updated: 7 hours ago

Aging: Is it friend or foe?

The aging process is an intriguing journey through ups and downs, joys and sorrows, successes and failures, anticipation and dread. It begins the moment we’re born and ends when we die.
Published: 08/20/14
Iconic muscle gym closes after 40 years

Iconic muscle gym closes after 40 years

SOUTH TAMPA — Some of the latest fitness crazes include CrossFit, Zumba and bootcamps, but one retiring gym owner says all it really takes to get fit is a good pair of dumbbells.
Published: 08/20/14
Group takes on task of preserving 140-year-old cemetery

Group takes on task of preserving 140-year-old cemetery

A new group hopes to bring back dignity to a 140-year-old cemetery that holds the remains of some of Tampa and Ybor City’s early leaders.
Published: 08/20/14
Artists sought for Hyde Park Village Art Fair

Artists sought for Hyde Park Village Art Fair

The 25th anniversary Hyde Park Village Art Fair will take place Oct. 25 and 26 at Hyde Park Village, featuring “Pinktober items” designed to raise breast cancer awareness.
Published: 08/20/14
Jesuit goaltender invited to Select Camp

Jesuit goaltender invited to Select Camp

TAMPA — The history of high school ice hockey in Tampa really hasn’t been written — yet.
Published: 08/20/14
More than 300 march against violence in E. Tampa

More than 300 march against violence in E. Tampa

Today, a large crowd gathered at Lee Davis Neighborhood Service Center for the walk up North 22nd to Belmont Heights Little League Field.
Published: 08/17/14
Heart recipients aim to raise funds for other patients

Heart recipients aim to raise funds for other patients

TAMPA — They are part of a special fraternity. They have seen life, death and then life again. Not a lot of people can say that. They meet at Tampa General Hospital to talk, laugh and share their experiences.
Published: 08/13/14
New South Tampa charter school to offer daily Spanish

New South Tampa charter school to offer daily Spanish

Dania Serrano is willing to drive her children from Citrus Park to South Tampa each weekday because she believes a new charter school will be that good.
Published: 08/13/14
Children stay out of trouble with supervised, after-school activities

Children stay out of trouble with supervised, after-school activities

WEST TAMPA — With the ringing of more than 100 cowbells, members and staff of the West Tampa Boys & Girls Club kicked off the nonprofit group’s Great Futures Campaign recently.
Published: 08/13/14