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Scholarships awarded for Heart of a Champion event

Scholarships awarded for Heart of a Champion event

Thousands of dollars in scholarships were presented to student-athletes from throughout Hillsborough County at a presentation at the T Pepin Hospitality Centre on May 13.
Published: 05/27/15
Debutantes shine at Delta Sigma Theta ‘Jabberwock’

Debutantes shine at Delta Sigma Theta ‘Jabberwock’

RIVERVIEW – As a debutante in this year’s Jabberwock celebration, Talia Sharrieff realized her childhood dream, having been raised by a mother who for years has been involved with the fundraiser for the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Tampa ...
Published: 05/27/15
Girl Scouts help beautify CARE shelter grounds

Girl Scouts help beautify CARE shelter grounds

RUSKIN – Lithia-based Girl Scout Troop 944 completed its most recent project, Petals for Pets, by creating a colorful butterfly garden at the Critter Adoption and Rescue Effort no-kill animal shelter.
Published: 05/26/15
Updated: 05/27/15
Vine-ripened tomatoes are a summertime delight

Vine-ripened tomatoes are a summertime delight

Atop of my “Oh boy, it’s summer” list is vine-ripened tomatoes. And planted firmly at the bottom of that list is the scorching heat of the sun. After about 20 minutes roasting in it, you can’t tell the difference between m...
Published: 05/26/15
Plan now for your pets should something happen to you

Plan now for your pets should something happen to you

It’s something few think about and fewer plan for. Yet each year, scores of pets are inadvertently abandoned by well-intentioned owners who become hospitalized or die without creating a means for protecting and caring for their furry companion...
Published: 05/26/15
Scholarships awarded for third Heart of a Champion event

Scholarships awarded for third Heart of a Champion event

Thousands of dollars in scholarships were presented to student-athletes from throughout Hillsborough County at a presentation at the T Pepin Hospitality Center May 13.
Published: 05/26/15
Ruskin pilot who landed gyrocopter at U.S. Capitol pleads not guilty

Ruskin pilot who landed gyrocopter at U.S. Capitol pleads not guilty

WASHINGTON — A Ruskin man who landed a gyrocopter at the U.S. Capitol said Thursday that he will never pull a similar stunt again – and doesn’t recommend anyone else try it either.
Published: 05/21/15
Updated: 05/22/15
Hillsborough veterans council preps for Memorial Day event

Hillsborough veterans council preps for Memorial Day event

For “God and country,” the Veterans Council of Hillsborough County is soldiering up to promote the annual Memorial Day Celebration at the Veterans Memorial Park and Rear Admiral LeRoy Collins Jr. Museum in Tampa.
Published: 05/20/15
Updated: 05/22/15
Popeye’s franchises coming to Riverview, Sun City Center

Popeye’s franchises coming to Riverview, Sun City Center

SOUTH SHORE – Area foodies soon will find a place to eat specialty fried chicken when Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen restaurant opens in early July. The freestanding eatery will be located at the Shoppes of Southbay retail center at Big Ben...
Published: 05/19/15
It’s ‘all good’ at Lennard High during principal’s first year

It’s ‘all good’ at Lennard High during principal’s first year

RUSKIN – Under Mary Freitas’ leadership, Lennard High School is having a banner year.
Published: 05/19/15