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Flowers make this gardener happy

Flowers make this gardener happy

Barbara Blasband has lived in her home in south Brandon since 1970, but her current garden has all been done since she retired in 2012. She was too busy working before that. There was some grass, some mulch and a few plants before, but now there ...
Published: 11/20/14

TCMS earns National Blue Ribbon School designation

THONOTOSASSA — The mantra at Terrace Community Middle School is respect, responsibility and results.
Published: 11/19/14
Updated: 11/20/14

Large fire engulfs Temple Terrace duplex

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue was called to extinguish a large fire at a Temple Terrace duplex Thursday morning.
Published: 11/20/14
Students march in Veteran’s Day parade

Students march in Veteran’s Day parade

Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from New Tampa’s Paul R. Wharton High School march in the annual Veteran’s Day parade at James A. Haley VA Veterans’ Hospital. The parade featured units from local school, civic and veterans organizations.
Published: 11/19/14
A ‘special’ young lady is fulfilling a dream

A ‘special’ young lady is fulfilling a dream

Sporting a Bulls T-shirt and carrying her University of South Florida ID badge, 22-year-old Thalia Arbelaez strolls the campus like a typical college coed.
Published: 11/19/14
‘Operation: Reveille’ calls attention to homeless vets

‘Operation: Reveille’ calls attention to homeless vets

NORTH TAMPA — Hillsborough County Commissioner Les Miller is proud to be a United States Air Force veteran. He served during the Vietnam War era in which 58,200 Americans lost their lives, including his brother-in-law....
Published: 11/19/14
Teen heading cross ‘county’ to run for his dream

Teen heading cross ‘county’ to run for his dream

TAMPA — There is a chance you have already seen Daniel Erickson.
Published: 11/12/14
Updated: 11/14/14
Acclaimed artist’s paintings now on display

Acclaimed artist’s paintings now on display

NEW TAMPA — A native Russian with a storied and award-winning career has been named North Tampa Arts League’s November Artist of the Month.
Published: 11/12/14
Military surplus finds a home at north Tampa store

Military surplus finds a home at north Tampa store

Whether you’re preparing for a camping trip to Lincoln County, Neb., competing in a paintball match or stocking up for Armageddon, Headquarters Military Surplus in north Tampa can provide what you need.
Published: 11/12/14
Teen’s payback campaign nets Shriners nearly $105,000

Teen’s payback campaign nets Shriners nearly $105,000

Months prior to their daughter Leigh’s birth, doctors told Ellen and David Dittman their baby was not developing properly. Doctors added that their child would likely die within days after delivery.
Published: 11/12/14