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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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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.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Church plants garden with goal of helping others

Church plants garden with goal of helping others

EAST TAMPA — Members of the Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church are growing “a garden of faith, family and fellowship” — while growing one filled with vegetables — to help those in need, said the church’s p...
Updated: 12 hours ago
County PTAs and their leaders honored

County PTAs and their leaders honored

TAMPA — PTAs and PTSAs from across the county were recognized for their service to the students, teachers and the community at the recent Hillsborough County Council of PTA-PTSAs 33rd annual Awards Luncheon.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Coaches honored by Boys & Girls Club

Coaches honored by Boys & Girls Club

WEST TAMPA — Four Hillsborough County coaches who got their starts at the West Tampa Boys & Girls Club were honored at the West Tampa Boys & Girls Club Reunion Dinner recently.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Fashion show, silent auction part of luncheon

Fashion show, silent auction part of luncheon

SOUTH TAMPA — When Shirley Gorgei-Wood walked into Deborah Kent’s, a boutique, she immediately spied a white pants set that she wanted to model for an upcoming fashion show.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Art with a repurpose

Art with a repurpose

TAMPA — Jocelyn Forbus, a sixth-grader at Buchanan Middle School, was shocked.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Expo to help community prepare for hurricanes

Expo to help community prepare for hurricanes

TAMPA — Florida has gone without a hurricane for nearly nine years, the longest stretch since 1851, when record keeping of the state’s major storms first began.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Stolen flags, found in trash, now back with owner

Stolen flags, found in trash, now back with owner

Jim Vanderbleek met with firefighters at the Port Tampa fire station to positively ID the flags, mounted on large poles, as those stolen from his elaborate Memorial Day display outside a St. Pete church.
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
Neighbors help neighbors through volunteer citizens patrol

Neighbors help neighbors through volunteer citizens patrol

APOLLO BEACH – Frank Hunter likes prowling the streets. His experienced eyes are always searching for the opportunity for an easy theft, like an open garage door or unlocked car. Involved in crime most of his adult life, he knows what itȁ...
Published: 05/26/15