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Concert by new choir open to the public

Concert by new choir open to the public

TEMPLE TERRACE — If the audience’s reaction to the upcoming performance by a local a cappella choir is akin to that of folks who’ve already heard their voices, the concert is bound to be a winner.
Published: 08/20/14

Plant Museum, Shriners hospital partner to bring history to life

TAMPA — Well-bred men and women of the mid-to-late 19th century lived by a strict code of conduct. Modesty was high on that list.
Published: 08/20/14
Pint-sized running phenomenon has ambition to spare

Pint-sized running phenomenon has ambition to spare

Amir Stiff is 8 years old and can outrun almost anybody.
Published: 08/20/14
DIVA program strives for academic enrichment

DIVA program strives for academic enrichment

Unleashing a child’s inner diva through the integration of science, technology, and the language and creative arts is the goal of Divine Individuals with Virtuous Attitudes — or DIVA — an after-school enrichment program targeted ...
Published: 08/20/14
Ritchie charged in slaying, rape of 9-year-old Tampa girl

Ritchie charged in slaying, rape of 9-year-old Tampa girl

TEMPLE TERRACE — Members of Felecia Williams’ family erupted in cheers Friday when police announced that murder charges had been filed against Granville Ritchie, the man accused of killing the 9-year-old girl in May....
Published: 08/15/14
Church plans back-to-school bash with free backpacks

Church plans back-to-school bash with free backpacks

NORTH TAMPA — The Rev. Tommy Kyllonen believes when you honor God by doing good deeds in the community, the payoff is huge. And that’s exactly what members of his church and he, the lead pastor, intend to demonstrate during Crossover Ch...
Published: 08/13/14
Tampa CPA’s book makes Amazon’s Best Sellers list

Tampa CPA’s book makes Amazon’s Best Sellers list

TAMPA — When Bill Cummings enrolled at the University of South Florida, he wasn’t quite sure what he wanted to do with his life. He certainly never figured he’d be a best-selling author.
Published: 08/13/14
Chamber announces Citizen of the Year award finalists

Chamber announces Citizen of the Year award finalists

TEMPLE TERRACE — Anita Long devotes much of her time and talent to the day-to-day operations of Business Ink Printing, a company in Temple Terrace she and her husband, David, have owned for 14 years.
Published: 08/13/14
MOSI wins ‘Bright Lights’ community award

MOSI wins ‘Bright Lights’ community award

TAMPA — The Museum of Science & Industry — MOSI — has been named a recipient of the Bright Lights Community Engagement Award by the nationally acclaimed Noyce Foundation.
Published: 08/13/14

Eight tips when your first child goes off to college

The boxes are packed — so is the car — and your first bird is ready to leave the nest. Here are eight tips from a career educator to help you through the days ahead.
Published: 08/13/14