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Thursday, May 28, 2015

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Chances of rain are on the increase

After a couple of dry days, we will see rain chances start to creep up over the next couple of days, forecasters say.
Updated: 4 minutes ago

Tampa Chamber names Small Business of the Year semifinalists

TAMPA — The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce announced the semifinalists for the 2015 Small Business of the Year Awards to be held on Friday, Sept. 18 at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Expanded library to celebrate grand opening in June

Expanded library to celebrate grand opening in June

SUN CITY CENTER – With its transition almost complete, the 4,800-square-foot Sun City Center Library had a soft opening this month.
Updated: 8 hours ago

Burger 21 menu gets slimmer choices

TAMPA — Burger 21, a Tampa-based fast casual restaurant chain, has added new menu choices, including smaller versions of its Certified Angus Beef burger and milkshake, it announced Thursday.
Updated: 9 hours ago
‘You’ve only begun to pursue your dreams,’ Durant principal tells graduates

‘You’ve only begun to pursue your dreams,’ Durant principal tells graduates

PLANT CITY – Durant High School said goodbye to its Class of 2015 with words of encouragement from Principal Pam Bowden.
Published: 05/28/15
Simmons Career Center seniors overcome hardships, ready for diplomas

Simmons Career Center seniors overcome hardships, ready for diplomas

PLANT CITY – Amber Lamb and Crystalia Rojo say they probably wouldn’t have received their diplomas had it not been for Simmons Career Center.
Published: 05/28/15

Simmons students overcome hurdles, have bright futures ahead, principal says

Simmons Career Center
Published: 05/28/15
Respite from rainy weather continues Thursday

Respite from rainy weather continues Thursday

Quieter weather will be the rule for the next two days, a far cry from Tuesday night’s storms in the Tampa Bay area, forecasters say.
Published: 05/27/15
Updated: 05/28/15
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
PCHS valedictorian, salutatorian leave mark on school

PCHS valedictorian, salutatorian leave mark on school

PLANT CITY – Vanessa Cortes and Yessica Chavez Grimaldo have been best friends since the third grade.
Published: 05/27/15

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