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Band students strive for superior ratings

Band students strive for superior ratings

SEFFNER — Hillsborough County middle- and high-school band students don’t compete against each other in statewide championships. They aren’t judged by popular vote in Idol contests. They don’t complete nationwide standardi...
Updated: 21 hours ago
County stages Special Olympics summer game

County stages Special Olympics summer game

SEFFNER — Nearly 600 athletes and 400 volunteers were brought together Feb. 21 for the Hillsborough County Special Olympics Summer Games at Armwood High School. This was the school’s first time to host the games and featured sports that...
Updated: 21 hours ago

Tax time could be payback time instead of windfall

BRANDON — With April 15 just around the corner, many can already taste that tax refund check.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Thrift stores’ fashions are a hit

Thrift stores’ fashions are a hit

Black-and-white fashions — with glittering silver accessories — ruled the runway during the Fourth Annual LifePath Hospice Fashion Show & Boutique.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Student named Gates Cambridge International Scholar

Student named Gates Cambridge International Scholar

Michael Calzadilla of Valrico has been named a 2015 Gates Cambridge International Scholar, one of only 40 in the United States.
Updated: 21 hours ago
HEAT volleyball has first collegiate athletic scholarship

HEAT volleyball has first collegiate athletic scholarship

RIVERVIEW — Riverview resident Victoria Trueheart, 17 years old and 5-foot, 9-inches tall, has been playing volleyball since age 9.
Updated: 21 hours ago

Free water safety lessons for kids

The North Brandon Family YMCA, 3097 S. Kingsway Road, and the Campo Family YMCA, 3414 Culbreath Road, Valrico, will offer free water safety classes to children March 9 through 12.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Plant City High graduate promoted to Air Force colonel

Plant City High graduate promoted to Air Force colonel

PLANT CITY – L. Alan Estes had one major goal when he entered the Air Force in 1993, his father Lewis recalls.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Fog will develop around daybreak, forecasters say

Fog will develop around daybreak, forecasters say

Tuesday’s clouds will give way to mostly clear skies overnight, but there will be some fog a few hours around daybreak, the National Weather Service says.
Published: 03/03/15
Babies bring big smiles at annual festival contest

Babies bring big smiles at annual festival contest

PLANT CITY Babies were as cute as ever at an annual contest at the Florida Strawberry Festival.
Published: 03/03/15

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