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Top local grads, top schools are a perfect match
Savannah Bradley had a long list of prestigious colleges that wanted her as an incoming college freshman.
Published on 06/02/13
‘Spine’ intended to benefit urban bicycling in Tampa
City officials next year might allocate money to build an east-west pathway shared by motorized vehicles and bicycles. The proposed route would connect Homer Hesterly Armory in West Tampa with Cuscaden Park in V.M. Ybor.
Published on 05/23/13
Tampa leaders question delays in rezoning, liquor license requests
City council members on Thursday plan to discuss how many times someone seeking a zoning change or alcoholic beverage license can re-schedule their appearance before the board.
Published on 05/21/13
Tampa to consider annexing land in New Tampa area
Tampa's residential tax base could get a $110 million shot in the arm if city council approves the annexation of about 150 acres in the New Tampa area.
Published on 05/19/13
Updated on 05/20/13
Hillsborough Avenue critics have their say
Critics have described East Hillsborough Avenue as an urban wasteland. The busy east-west corridor is a six-lane asphalt roadway divided at intervals by concrete medians – barren of landscaping.
Published on 05/17/13
Brandon expo showcases businesses, eats
The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 25th annual Brandon Business Expo at the Florida State Fairgrounds on Thursday, offering a glimpse into what local shops and offices have to offer and a taste of Brando...
Published on 05/16/13
County attorney: No stopping big box store on Bloomingdale
Bloomingdale area residents collected more than 1,000 signatures of people against the large retail presence saying it would add to the traffic bottleneck.
Published on 05/15/13
Officials break ground on Sulphur Springs fire station
The small, aging fire station that has served Sulphur Springs and nearby neighborhoods for nearly 60 years is not a pretty sight.
Published on 05/14/13
Brandon man gets life sentence in beating, burning death
Kasey Lee Ackerman pleads guilty to first-degree murder and armed kidnapping in the 2010 death of a man who was beaten, stabbed and set afire.
Published on 05/13/13
Kohl’s employees improve grounds at Shriners Hospital
It was inevitable. After 27 years of day-after-day exposure to the outdoor elements, the wrought-iron fence surrounding the Shriners Hospital for Children – Tampa was indeed showing its age.
Published on 05/12/13
Westchase Elementary sends gifts to Jamaican youngsters
Like most kids, it was Christian Yu’s birthday – and he was expecting lots of presents.
Published on 05/08/13
Golfers, gamblers welcome at Tampa Bay Downs
It isn’t unusual to drop a few bucks at the golf course.
Published on 05/07/13
Luncheon raises $100,000 for A Kid’s Place foster home
Dottie Berger MacKinnon tells stories that get community members to open their hearts and their wallets for foster children.
Published on 05/06/13
Daughters remember their Confederate ancestors
This is the second in an occasional series on ancestral and linage societies with chapters in Tampa.
Published on 05/05/13