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Strange plants keep bringing surprises

Strange plants keep bringing surprises

When we had a large vegetable garden in Iowa, some of the farmers thought we were strange, and one even told us he didn’t recognize much of what we were growing: cauliflowers of many colors, huge sugar beets we fed to the cows, comfrey that ke...
Published: 05/29/15
Suspect sought in attempted Tampa bank robbery

Suspect sought in attempted Tampa bank robbery

Tampa police are searching for the suspect in an attempted bank robbery this morning near Northdale.
Published: 05/29/15
Fire damages building at North Tampa lumber yard

Fire damages building at North Tampa lumber yard

A two-alarm fire this morning damaged a building at a North Tampa lumber yard.
Published: 05/28/15
Scholarships awarded for Heart of a Champion event

Scholarships awarded for Heart of a Champion event

Thousands of dollars in scholarships were presented to student-athletes from throughout Hillsborough County at a presentation at the T Pepin Hospitality Centre on May 13.
Published: 05/27/15
County PTAs and their leaders honored

County PTAs and their leaders honored

TAMPA — PTAs and PTSAs from across the county were recognized for their service to the students, teachers and the community at the recent Hillsborough County Council of PTA-PTSAs 33rd annual Awards Luncheon.
Published: 05/27/15
Office Dynamics celebrates 25 years with an open house

Office Dynamics celebrates 25 years with an open house

TEMPLE TERRACE — Lee Bell, president and CEO of the Greater Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce, summed up the sentiments of most who turned out for the organization’s recent networking social held at Office Dynamics and hosted by owner ...
Published: 05/27/15
From Ohio beginnings, vet saw the world with the Air Force

From Ohio beginnings, vet saw the world with the Air Force

NEW TAMPA — In 1956, James Jones graduated cum laude from Miami University in Ohio with a bachelor’s degree in math. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant from Air Force ROTC and 10 weeks later he entere...
Published: 05/27/15
Expo to help community prepare for hurricanes

Expo to help community prepare for hurricanes

TAMPA — Florida has gone without a hurricane for nearly nine years, the longest stretch since 1851, when record keeping of the state’s major storms first began.
Published: 05/27/15

King High senior doubles up on degrees

TAMPA — Eighteen-year-old King High senior Nicolas Mabilleau loathes being bored.
Published: 05/27/15
Islamic Society of New Tampa hosts open house event

Islamic Society of New Tampa hosts open house event

NEW TAMPA — If you want to make new friends, a neighborly custom is to invite people over for an open house. That’s what the Islamic Society of New Tampa, or ISONET, did on May 17 at the Daarus Salaam Mosque on Morris Bridge Road....
Published: 05/27/15