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Girl Scouts name Women of Distinction

Girl Scouts name Women of Distinction

TAMPA — Two Tampa residents — and one from Tarpon Springs — will be honored by the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida as 2015 Women of Distinction for success in their chosen fields and serving as inspiring role models for girl...
Published: 02/25/15

Lacrosse tournament in the works

OLDSMAR — There are plenty of youth sports leagues that emphasize fun and give trophies for simply participating.
Published: 02/25/15
Coffee roasters have zeal for music as well

Coffee roasters have zeal for music as well

LUTZ — While some might think of Zeal Coffee Roasters as a diamond in the rough, others feel they are the leading cusp of Tampa Bay’s growing coffee culture. However, to regular customers, the thought may be that the atmosphere of Zeal&...
Published: 02/25/15
New Tampa boy named Florida’s  top middle-level youth

New Tampa boy named Florida’s top middle-level youth

NEW TAMPA — Twelve-year-old N’Jhari Jackson signs off his emails with a Bible verse, Hebrews 13:16.
Published: 02/25/15
Gator Fred’s offers more than fun for kids

Gator Fred’s offers more than fun for kids

CARROLLWOOD — Among the colorful bounce houses, sliders and an inflatable obstacle course — and throughout the scaled-down play houses and businesses — children laugh and carry on as if they are at a major theme park. But this is...
Published: 02/25/15
Path from Middleton High may take woman to Harvard

Path from Middleton High may take woman to Harvard

TAMPA — After a tremendous high school career, split between Tampa Bay Christian Academy, Hillsborough High and, finally, Middleton High, Kylila Bullard had the world at her feet.
Published: 02/25/15

Teens spend night roughing it on island

TARPON SPRINGS — On Jan. 3, a group of boys who attend Steinbrenner High School and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took two boats to Anclote Key Preserve State Park. There, they spent the day on limited means and camped under ...
Published: 02/25/15

Are you ready to Run for the Manatees at Lake Park?

The Lake Magdalene Elementary Dads’ Club will be holding its annual Run for the Manatees fundraiser at Lake Park on Saturday. This is the fourth year for the event, which features a 5K chip-timed race as well as a 1-mile fun run/walk. The 5K b...
Published: 02/25/15
Yarn store threads its way into new fiber options

Yarn store threads its way into new fiber options

ODESSA — Walking through the door of Fiber Art Inc., at 8727 Gunn Highway in Odessa, is like stepping into a woolen rainbow. There are balls of yarn in every possible color and texture throughout the shop. Yet, owner Rosalind Moore doesnȁ...
Published: 02/25/15
What to do with all those leaves?

What to do with all those leaves?

There was a time when I had hardly any leaves. Now I have many but never enough.
Published: 02/24/15