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New Tampa Junior Women’s Club prepares for charity gala

New Tampa Junior Women’s Club prepares for charity gala

NEW TAMPA – The ladies of the New Tampa Junior Women’s Club are combing their closets for cocktail attire and formulating their special evening-out coiffures in anticipation of the organization’s biggest fundraising event of the ...
Published: 04/08/14
Advice, plants available at annual USF Botanical Gardens festival

Advice, plants available at annual USF Botanical Gardens festival

TAMPA – Spring has sprung and that means the University of South Florida Botanical Gardens is set to host its biggest event of the year.
Published: 04/08/14
Culinary champion headed to Miami’s Johnson & Wales

Culinary champion headed to Miami’s Johnson & Wales

TAMPA – As a senior at Leto High School, Alejandra Franco went through website after website in search of a college scholarship. Her grades were good enough and, besides that, she already knew what she wanted to do once she made it to college....
Published: 03/25/14
Updated: 04/03/14

Temple Terrace woman named Woman’s Club volunteer of year

TEMPLE TERRACE – Throughout the community and beyond, Maryrose Owens is known as a doer, always putting other people’s needs above her own.
Published: 04/01/14
Updated: 04/02/14
Guarino: Spring means good fishing has arrived

Guarino: Spring means good fishing has arrived

April is here and spring is in full swing. By mid-April snook should be on the way to their spawning areas of May and June.
Published: 04/02/14
Brandies: Don’t give up on your citrus due to greening

Brandies: Don’t give up on your citrus due to greening

Was it only last year I was so glad to have the Hillsborough County Extension Service experts decide that samples of my citrus did not show citrus greening? Well, the greening has found me.
Published: 04/02/14

O’Neill: Is Bright Futures scholarship or student aid?

They’re called Bright Futures scholarships. They help bright Florida high school students with obvious educational upsides with in-state tuition. They are based on merit.
Published: 04/01/14
North Tampa artists exhibit at Carrollwood Cultural Center

North Tampa artists exhibit at Carrollwood Cultural Center

NORTH TAMPA – In tandem with its mission to develop, nurture and support the arts and artists in the community, the North Tampa Arts League is hosting Creative Expressions, its member show that runs through April 28.
Published: 04/01/14
Couple restores age-old fish camp on Lake Thonotosassa

Couple restores age-old fish camp on Lake Thonotosassa

THONOTOSASSA — While multimillion dollar mansions have largely replaced the once predominant landscape of orange groves and cow pastures, a couple in this bucolic community aims to preserve a small slice of yesteryear.
Published: 04/01/14
Woman’s Club schedules annual Spring Boutique

Woman’s Club schedules annual Spring Boutique

TEMPLE TERRACE – If one were to wager on what ladies like to do most, it’s a sure bet shopping and lunching with girlfriends would be at the top of their lists.
Published: 04/01/14