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Showers, storms will clear out by Friday night

Showers, storms will clear out by Friday night

A strong cold front will bring rain and storms to the area overnight into Friday, but it will be gone by Friday night, leaving behind cooler temperatures, the National Weather Service says.
Published: 03/26/15
High Hopes offers PACE girls encouragement

High Hopes offers PACE girls encouragement

EAST TAMPA — High Hopes in High Heels, a group of professional women who volunteer in the community, recently provided an afternoon of education and fun for 37 students at the PACE Center for Girls Hillsborough.
Published: 03/25/15
Updated: 03/27/15
Surveys gauge how Florida Strawberry Festival impacts local businesses

Surveys gauge how Florida Strawberry Festival impacts local businesses

PLANT CITY – So just how much money does the Florida Strawberry Festival bring to Plant City, including area businesses?
Published: 03/25/15
Updated: 03/26/15
South Shore’s premier art showcase draws large crowds

South Shore’s premier art showcase draws large crowds

Thousands of visitors headed to E.G. Simmons Park recently for the 23rd Annual Apollo Beach Manatee Festival of the Arts. Organizers said this year’s new venue was popular among artists, exhibitors and visitors alike.
Published: 03/25/15
Updated: 03/26/15
Rain chances will rise, temperatures will drop

Rain chances will rise, temperatures will drop

A big change is in the making over the next couple of days, weather forecasters say, as a cold front will increase rain chances Thursday into Friday. Temperatures will fall about 10-15 degrees through Saturday.
Published: 03/25/15
Couple proves wedded bliss can be had at any age

Couple proves wedded bliss can be had at any age

TAMPA — We’ve all heard it said: Make every day the best it can be, because you never know what tomorrow has in store.
Published: 03/25/15

ALS disease target of golf tourney fundraiser

LUTZ — Gary Dassatti is a man on a mission. He is obsessed with doing everything or anything he can to eliminate the world of ALS. 
Published: 03/25/15
Eagle Court of Honor held

Eagle Court of Honor held

SOUTH TAMPA — Bob Schofner of Boy Scout Troop 4 was presented the rank of Eagle Scout at a Eagle Scout Court of Honor recently at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.
Published: 03/25/15
Death by Chocolate fundraiser returns

Death by Chocolate fundraiser returns

Indulgence is the rationale behind the upcoming third annual Death by Chocolate: A Decadent Dessert Affair. The Tampa Bay Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc., along with the 100 Black Men of Tampa Bay Inc., will sponsor the even...
Published: 03/25/15
Lady Knights win GPA award

Lady Knights win GPA award

South Tampa’s own Robinson Lady Knights girls basketball team were the winners of the team GPA award for the 2014-2015 school year.
Published: 03/25/15

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