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Deputies: Woman jumps to death onto I-75 in Gibsonton

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office tonight is investigating what appears to be an apparent suicide at Interstate 75 and Gibsonton Drive.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Riverview meth-house bust leads to drug, child-neglect charges

Riverview meth-house bust leads to drug, child-neglect charges

Drugs and a gun were found Wednesday within easy reach of three young children inside a Riverview home used to manufacture methamphetamine, sheriff’s deputies said.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Let someone else do your holiday decorating

Let someone else do your holiday decorating

SOUTH SHORE – Decorating your home doesn’t have to make you groan and roll your eyes anymore. You can put the ladder away and give your back a break this holiday season.
Published: 11/26/14
31st Annual Alafia Lighted Boat Parade is next week

31st Annual Alafia Lighted Boat Parade is next week

The Rotary Club of FishHawk-Riverview will sponsor the 31st Annual Alafia Lighted Boat Parade at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, on the Alafia River at the International Independent Showmen’s Association, 6915 Riverview Drive, Riverview.
Published: 11/26/14
Give thanks so many are growing to end hunger

Give thanks so many are growing to end hunger

When Will Carey was a chef in Brooklyn, he was concerned about all the food that went to waste. So ever since he moved to Florida in 1994, he’s been busy working to end that practice and ensure no person goes hungry.
Published: 11/26/14
Big fish and lots of ‘em

Big fish and lots of ‘em

The huge quantity of redfish schooling lately in South Shore waters seems exceeded only by the number of large ones around. Fun is fun and they sure are fun to fight, even though they’re currently illegal to keep.
Published: 11/26/14
When your Thanksgiving turkey comes from someone else’s oven

When your Thanksgiving turkey comes from someone else’s oven

Most of us eat at home or in someone else’s home on Thanksgiving. But not everyone cooks. Some of us prefer the ease of dining out.
Published: 11/26/14
Christmas isn’t only for kids

Christmas isn’t only for kids

RIVERVIEW – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is making sure even the young at heart receive some Christmas cheer. They are coordinating their 18th annual Christmas dinner for area seniors Dec. 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Internat...
Published: 11/26/14
Newland explains proposal to reduce Waterset transportation improvements

Newland explains proposal to reduce Waterset transportation improvements

APOLLO BEACH – Although Newland Communities wants to eliminate some of its required road improvements for the Waterset community off Big Bend Road, a representative for the developer said Newland is still willing to do its fair share.
Published: 11/26/14
Army veteran opens new barbecue restaurant in Riverview

Army veteran opens new barbecue restaurant in Riverview

RIVERVIEW – Following several years where restaurants have failed to thrive in the strip of shops across from Riverview High School, one army veteran believes he has found the recipe to success.
Published: 11/26/14