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County to clarify Brandon plan

About a dozen residents and landowners who attended a May 18 meeting at the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce asked county planning staff for a little clarification about the fine print in a proposed community plan.

Published on 05/26/10
Updated on 07/11/13
County to clarify Brandon plan

About a dozen residents and landowners who attended a May 18 meeting at the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce asked county planning staff for a little clarification about the fine print in a proposed community plan.

Published on 05/26/10
Updated on 07/11/13
HART brings the bus to riders who live near new routes

Bus riders who live close to two new routes ready to roll in April won't have to wait on the side of the road for their ride.

Published on 02/24/10
Updated on 03/22/13
Public hearing draws ire from both sides of the street

A public hearing Feb. 9 at Bell Shoals Baptist Church lent credence to the saying, "there are two sides to every story."

Published on 02/17/10
Updated on 03/22/13
Weather didn't dampen fun

Jeff Rosenblatt marveled at the sight of some seriously ill children and their healthy siblings running around Rotary's Camp Florida on Dec. 5 in the chilly December air.

Published on 12/16/09
Updated on 03/23/13
Local artist's mural has been selected to grace a tower

A 6-foot by 17-foot mural painted by award-winning Brandon artist Meletha Everett, member of the Greater Brandon Arts Council, Brandon League of Fine Arts and the National League of American Pen Women, will be revealed a...

Published on 10/28/09
Updated on 03/23/13
Take 2 The Stage to perform 'Children's Letters to God'

Take 2 The Stage will perform "Children's Letters to God," a musical based on Stuart Hample's book of the same title, at 7 p.m. July 24 and 25 at Center Place Fine Arts and Civic Association, 619 Vonderburg Drive.

Published on 07/15/09
Updated on 03/23/13
Graduating home-schoolers set record

Families Instructing Students at Home, a support organization for families with home-schooled students, graduated its largest class May 16 at Bell Shoals Baptist Church.

Published on 05/27/09
Updated on 03/22/13
Guest author will discuss building a writing platform

The Brandon Christian Writers will meet at 7 p.m. May 28 in the upper room at the Brandon Regional Library, 619 Vonderburg Drive. The guest speaker will be Seffner author Debora M. Coty, whose latest book, "Mom Needs Cho...

Published on 05/20/09
Updated on 03/22/13
Brandon arts group throws spicy gala

One of Brandon's events of the year is the annual Center Place Fine Arts and Civic Association fundraising gala. This year's Spice Up the Arts: Havana Nights gala represents 25 consecutive years of producing fine art pro...

Published on 05/13/09
Updated on 03/22/13
Power Tools For Growers, And Mowers

Power tools can make a homeowner's chores much easier - and for some, much more fun.

Published on 03/25/09
Updated on 03/22/13
Lions And Leos Sell Chocolate For The Blind

Members of the Brandon Lions Club and students from Brandon and Bloomingdale high schools' Leo Clubs donned warm clothing on a chilly Jan. 31 to sell more than 2,000 milk chocolate, caramel, almond and crispy candy bars ...

Published on 02/25/09
Updated on 07/09/13
Community Invited To Newcomers Club's 'Pounding'

The Brandon Newcomers Club welcomes people new to the area and those who have been here awhile, and members want to share their knowledge of the environs.

Published on 02/11/09
Updated on 03/24/13
It's About Buds, Not Bucks For Valentines

The global economic downturn that has touched so many areas of society now threatens romance.
Valentine's Day approaches, the day when Cupid meets commerce, and even the poorest of paramours is expected to come up ...

Published on 02/11/09
Updated on 03/24/13
The Story Of Moses Is Told In Musical 'Are We There Yet?'

About 40 students from kindergarten through sixth grade recently performed "Are We There Yet?" at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church. The musical, directed by the church office manager, Jackie Pettis, told the story of...

Published on 01/28/09
Updated on 03/23/13