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Mom has mission to help those with special needs

Mom has mission to help those with special needs

TAMPA — Taylor Atkinson is 22 and still believes in Santa Claus. He dances, loves the girls, and has a smile that makes them love him right back.
Published: 12/10/14
One-time trainer leads horse rescue, rehab effort

One-time trainer leads horse rescue, rehab effort

TAMPA — Jack Fischer has been around horses his entire life. You might even say it is in his blood, since not only his father but also other family members worked as jockeys. Fischer knows his way around a horse like few others. ...
Published: 12/10/14
Fresh, healthy food is a family affair at Salt ‘n Pepper

Fresh, healthy food is a family affair at Salt ‘n Pepper

NEW TAMPA — Almost every day Paul Bacon stops in for breakfast and dinner at Dash of Salt ’n Pepper, an eatery and catering facility neighboring his workplace in the Cory Lake Isles Professional Center.
Published: 12/10/14
Casa Jiménez business is an American dream come true

Casa Jiménez business is an American dream come true

Nearly a year ago, Casa Jiménez, 3830 Gunn Highway, opened for business. The orange-painted building is more than just a commercial enterprise for the father and son team of Jesus and Andrew Jiménez — it represents their American dre...
Published: 12/10/14

When children ask, we try to answer

I think the saying goes, “Out of the mouths of babes ofttimes come gems.”
Published: 12/09/14
Turkey bones, rock shrimp and stout

Turkey bones, rock shrimp and stout

After enjoying a Thanksgiving filled with family, lots of laughter and of course good food, I drove home from northeast Florida with highly sought-after beer, rock shrimp and turkey bones in my trunk.
Published: 12/09/14
Club offers final keepsake in its series of ornaments

Club offers final keepsake in its series of ornaments

TEMPLE TERRACE — What had become an annual holiday tradition for the Temple Terrace Junior Woman’s Club will soon be a thing of the past.
Published: 12/03/14
Women from New Tampa service clubs aim to spread a little holiday cheer

Women from New Tampa service clubs aim to spread a little holiday cheer

NEW TAMPA — Planting Seeds of Happiness is the 2014-2015 theme for the New Tampa Junior Woman’s Club.
Published: 12/03/14
Ryan Nece Foundation validates the power of giving

Ryan Nece Foundation validates the power of giving

TAMPA — Unlike typical mealtimes, Sharyna Black sat leisurely savoring every bite of the delectable dinner with her sons, 1-year-old Xavier and his 6-year-old big brother, Isaiah.
Published: 12/03/14
New Tampa Rotarians lend needy a helping hand

New Tampa Rotarians lend needy a helping hand

WESLEY CHAPEL — Kim Payne could hardly believe his eyes on a recent Wednesday morning as he drove into the driveway of Atonement Lutheran Church off S.R. 54, two miles east of Saddlebrook Resort.
Published: 12/03/14