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Art guild ushers in holidays with Christmas exhibit

Art guild ushers in holidays with Christmas exhibit

PLANT CITY A community theater was transformed into a gallery for the visual arts with “A Christmas Showing of Fine Art” sponsored by the East Hillsborough Art Guild.
Published: 12/16/14
Updated: 12/18/14
Fog may return to area overnight

Fog may return to area overnight

Some patchy ground fog will be possible across much of the Tampa Bay area overnight, the National Weather Service says.
Published: 12/17/14
Tampa Prep celebrates 40 years

Tampa Prep celebrates 40 years

DOWNTOWN — Students, faculty and supporters of Tampa Preparatory recently celebrated its 40th anniversary with Tampa Prep Day, as named by Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn.
Published: 12/17/14
Many hands make light work of sorting Teddy bear donations

Many hands make light work of sorting Teddy bear donations

Some are traditional brown bears with a red ribbon; others are white or pink or purple, and some are dressed in holiday finery. In the mixture, there are usually a few stuffed monkeys, kitties or other animals.
Published: 12/17/14
Two artists share their retro dreams for the new year

Two artists share their retro dreams for the new year

SOUTH TAMPA — Before moving ahead in the new year, some people take a moment for retrospection as well as reflection on the past. Artists have a more colorful and creative way of depicting the story of their past for everyone to appreciate....
Published: 12/17/14
Lamplighters coffee the organization’s most sucessful in their history

Lamplighters coffee the organization’s most sucessful in their history

SUNSET PARK — The Lamplighters, a support organization for Metropolitan Ministries and foster children, honored the organization’s past presidents at the 25th annual Lamplighters Christmas Silver Coffee.
Published: 12/17/14
Romantic comedy is a holiday treat
‘Handle With Care’ runs weekends through Dec. 21 in Channel District

Romantic comedy is a holiday treat ‘Handle With Care’ runs weekends through Dec. 21 in Channel District

The heartwarming romantic comedy “Handle With Care” begins with a bungling delivery man in Virginia losing an Israeli grandmother’s coffin in a parking lot on Christmas Eve....
Published: 12/17/14
Holiday Auction features food, decor

Holiday Auction features food, decor

BEACH PARK — Homemade cakes, flowering plants and holiday decorations were all up for bid when the Beach Park Garden Club hosted its annual Holiday Auction.
Published: 12/17/14

TCCA’s run falls short in championship game

TAMPA — Town ’N Country Christian Academy went after its first state championship in six-man football and, under a blistering sun in Lakeland, things were looking good — at least for a brief moment.
Published: 12/17/14
City dedicates new monument to honor former mayors

City dedicates new monument to honor former mayors

TEMPLE TERRACE — A tremendous amount of sacrifice and commitment goes with the role of mayor.
Published: 12/17/14

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