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Wednesday, Mar 04, 2015

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King High nets Relay for Life milestone

King High nets Relay for Life milestone

The school’s 2015 Relay for Life event is in its 10th year and has raised more than $10 million in the fight against cancer.
Updated: 38 mins ago
Kaleisia Tea Lounge aims to broaden north Tampa customers’ tastes

Kaleisia Tea Lounge aims to broaden north Tampa customers’ tastes

The customers and staff of Kaleisia Tea Lounge refer to the shelves displaying tins of loose-leaf tea as “The Wall of Tea.” Co-owner Kim Pham, 34, says serving those teas, with names like Tong Yu Mountain, Mango Sunburst, Sencha Superio...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Recycling Rally reaps a bonanza

Recycling Rally reaps a bonanza

TEMPLE TERRACE — For the sixth consecutive year, Verizon’s Recycling Rally in Telecom Park enticed many of its employees, as well as area residents, to go green.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Seniors invited to a morning filled with breakfast, resources and fun

Seniors invited to a morning filled with breakfast, resources and fun

TEMPLE TERRACE — The stage is set to shine on all golden-agers and their caregivers throughout the community.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Church expansion nearing completion

Church expansion nearing completion

WESLEY CHAPEL ­— When Tampa Bay Presbyterian Church opened its doors at 19911 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. in 1984, it was the first house of worship to establish itself in New Tampa.
Updated: 1 hour ago
The best part of gardening is the sharing

The best part of gardening is the sharing

Julie Lessard has one of those gardens that lets you know the moment you see it that it belongs to a plant-addicted gardener. She’s a member of the Tampa bromeliad, begonia and camellia societies and has many friends with wonderful gardens who...
Updated: 20 hours ago

A foolish decision helped me understand

Doing something stupid helped me understand.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Don’t pitch ripe bananas, make banana bread

Don’t pitch ripe bananas, make banana bread

There they sit on the counter, doing a slow dance from green to golden to, well, bruised and unpleasant-looking.
Updated: 20 hours ago
FHP: Armwood student drove wrong way, resisted arrest

FHP: Armwood student drove wrong way, resisted arrest

An Armwood High School student was arrested early this morning after Florida Highway Patrol troopers say he was drunk when he was spotted driving the wrong way in Tampa and resisted arrest.
Published: 02/27/15
Girl Scouts name Women of Distinction

Girl Scouts name Women of Distinction

TAMPA — Two Tampa residents — and one from Tarpon Springs — will be honored by the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida as 2015 Women of Distinction for success in their chosen fields and serving as inspiring role models for girl...
Published: 02/25/15