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High Hopes offers PACE girls encouragement

High Hopes offers PACE girls encouragement

EAST TAMPA — High Hopes in High Heels, a group of professional women who volunteer in the community, recently provided an afternoon of education and fun for 37 students at the PACE Center for Girls Hillsborough.
Published: 03/25/15
Updated: 03/27/15
South Shore’s premier art showcase draws large crowds

South Shore’s premier art showcase draws large crowds

Thousands of visitors headed to E.G. Simmons Park recently for the 23rd Annual Apollo Beach Manatee Festival of the Arts. Organizers said this year’s new venue was popular among artists, exhibitors and visitors alike.
Published: 03/25/15
Updated: 03/26/15
East Bay softball coach celebrates 18 years, 300 wins

East Bay softball coach celebrates 18 years, 300 wins

GIBSONTON – His office, nestled behind the East Bay High School softball field, is like a time capsule spanning nearly two decades of triumphs by the Indians softball team.
Published: 03/25/15

Health advisories issued at four Hillsborough beaches

Health advisories were issued Wednesday at four Hillborough County beaches based on criteria for bacteria levels recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Published: 03/25/15
Green breakfast smoothies: ready, set, vrooom

Green breakfast smoothies: ready, set, vrooom

Even though whirring blender blades make enough noise to drown out a helicopter landing on our roof, my favorite breakfast for eons has been smoothies. The recipes have easily adapted to suit my diet as it has evolved.
Published: 03/25/15
Camp Bayou hosts Pi in the sky spring event

Camp Bayou hosts Pi in the sky spring event

RUSKIN - Every spring, Camp Bayou hosts an open house, and this year's event appropriately fell on March 14. At exactly 9:26 a.m. (and 53 seconds), Camp Bayou and the rest of the Eastern Time Zone celebrated National Pi Day, a recognition of the most...
Published: 03/25/15
Blue Thong members brighten lives at Mary & Martha House

Blue Thong members brighten lives at Mary & Martha House

RUSKIN – There is a special group of women in South Shore who do some extraordinary community work while having a fabulous time together clad in blue-green. They are called the Aqua Vita Divas, a chapter of the national Blue Thong Society.
Published: 03/25/15

Apollo Beach man dies in shooting outside apartment

An Apollo Beach man has died as the result of injuries suffered in a shooting following an argument with a man outside their apartment late Tuesday.
Published: 03/24/15
Updated: 03/25/15

Ruskin woman, 73, dies in four-vehicle crash on U.S. 301

A four-vehicle wreck on U.S. 301 in Sun City Center late Monday afternoon claimed the life of a Ruskin woman and seriously injured two others.
Published: 03/23/15
Apollo Beach dredging project to provide boating, beach access

Apollo Beach dredging project to provide boating, beach access

APOLLO BEACH - South County should soon have its beach back, one of the few recreational shorelines on Tampa Bay's eastern side and a decades-old perch for sun bathers and sunset oglers. And area property owners should again have unimpeded paths on w...
Published: 03/22/15
Updated: 03/23/15