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Italian Club spectacular to support historic site

YBOR CITY — The Italian Club’s upcoming benefit for its historic cemetery will emphasize headliners much more than it will headstones.
Updated one month ago

In giving, children learn valuable lesson

TAMPA — Community service isn’t always fun. Sometimes it is born out of a desire to make a positive difference in the community. It often comes with a sense of pride and a feeling of accomplishment. The act, though, usually isn’t...
Updated one month ago

TED event lets students share their stories

CARROLLWOOD — Inspiration takes many forms. People are inspired by music, movies, literature, poetry, their families and many other things.
Updated one month ago
Business helps families relate their histories

Business helps families relate their histories

Every family has a story. John McQuiston wants to preserve it for generations to come.
Updated one month ago
Wastewater storage could improve water quality in Tampa Bay

Wastewater storage could improve water quality in Tampa Bay

The best hope for cleaning up the murky portions of upper Tampa Bay might rely on an unconventional but proven technology that diverts treated wastewater from the bay into deep wells where it is stored for later use watering lawns, washing cars and keeping highway medians green.
Updated one month ago
‘Stripper mansion’ owner faces fines for code violations

‘Stripper mansion’ owner faces fines for code violations

It wasn’t the stripper school that earned the Odessa mansion a unanimous finding of non-compliance by the code enforcement board. The mansion ran afoul of the county by holding special events without a permit and running a business in a residential district.
Updated one month ago
Clearwater man faces DUI charge in Town ’N Country wrong-way crash

Clearwater man faces DUI charge in Town ’N Country wrong-way crash

A Clearwater man faces DUI charges this morning after deputies say he drove the wrong way in Town ’N Country and struck another car head-on.
Updated one month ago
PhilFest 2015 draws a record crowd

PhilFest 2015 draws a record crowd

A heavy volume of cars created rare traffic tie-ups on two-lane Nine Eagles Drive in Northwest Hillsborough County as fans of all things Filipino made their way to PhilFest 2015 the weekend of April 10-12.
Updated one month ago

Impact of the game a bonus for flag football

TAMPA — Playing football doesn’t mean you have to risk getting maimed.
Updated one month ago

Barbecue, cigars, guns and more at Smoke & Guns event

TAMPA — On May 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Tampa Arms Company will hold its annual Smoke & Guns event. There will be barbecue food, art, hand-rolled cigars, gun safety materials and in-store specials on guns and ammo....
Updated one month ago