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Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014

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For hip, funky dining, try Seminole Heights

For hip, funky dining, try Seminole Heights Video

The Fodder & Shine building site is a frenzy of construction, with contractors of all sorts trying to make a deadline for a soft opening for the Florida Cracker cuisine restaurant in early December, thus adding yet another funky destination to the gr...
Updated: 16 hours ago
Expect comfortable conditions overnight in Bay area

Expect comfortable conditions overnight in Bay area

The National Weather Service says dry, pleasant conditions will continue overnight with mainly clear skies and calm winds. There could be some patchy fog in fog-prone areas. Lows will be in the mid 60s.
Published: 10/18/14
Prison shows its link to community

Prison shows its link to community

Zephyrhills Correctional Institution held a community partnership meeting on Thursday morning designed to open avenues of communication between the facility and community residents and businesses.
Published: 10/19/14
Jeffries House  will trick and treat

Jeffries House will trick and treat

ZEPHYRHILLS — When city officials bought the historic Jeffries House in February, they likely didn’t suspect the building’s first official role would play off its rumored reputation as haunted.
Published: 10/19/14
Opposites attracted to District 2 seat

Opposites attracted to District 2 seat

WESLEY CHAPEL — The race to replace longtime District 2 Commissioner Pat Mulieri will give county voters a choice between candidates at opposite ends of the political spectrum....
Published: 10/19/14
Mayor, police chief honor retiring K-9 officer Janko

Mayor, police chief honor retiring K-9 officer Janko

There were quite a few eyes being wiped in the city council chambers Monday as Mayor Gene Whitfield read and presented a proclamation and Zephyrhills Police Chief David Shears presented a plaque to K-9 officer Janko in honor of his retirement.
Published: 10/19/14
Achievers

Achievers

Seminole Kiwanis Club elects new officers
Published: 10/19/14
Then & Now: North Tampa at East Zack streets, 1957 and 2014

Then & Now: North Tampa at East Zack streets, 1957 and 2014

The downtown shopping scene in the 1957 “then” photo captures the northeast corner of North Tampa and East Zack streets. Pictured is the Viola Todd Dress Shop, a fixture in downtown Tampa for nearly 40 years. According to Tampa historia...
Published: 10/19/14

Local condo owners fighting conversions

PALM HARBOR — As cars zoomed past on busy Tampa Road on Friday morning, a handful of residents stood outside the cluster of condominiums and apartments where most of them live. George Sheldon, the Democratic candidate for Florida attorney gene...
Published: 10/18/14
Weather will stay nice through weekend

Weather will stay nice through weekend

A dry, stable mass over the eastern Gulf will mean overnight skies in the Tampa Bay area will be clear with lows between 57 and 62 degrees, the National Weather Service says. North winds will be 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east after midnight.
Published: 10/17/14

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