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Lithia woman shows others what it takes to get fit

Maria Malec gave up her sedentary lifestyle for a healthy one to help others, and even made it through a Tougher Mudder competition.

Published on 01/04/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Lithia man builds church in his front yard
When life handed Billy Allen piles of lumber, he decided to transform the 2 1/2-acre property he shares with Linda, his wife of 46 years.
Published on 06/16/11
Updated on 03/21/13
State regulators to inspect sinkhole at county landfill

County and state officials will meet this afternoon to discuss the large sinkhole that has formed at a county landfill.

Published on 12/17/10
Updated on 03/22/13
State: Groundwater levels near sinkhole should be monitored

On Wednesday, the hole was about 80 feet wide and 60 feet deep, and officials say it's expanding.

Published on 12/16/10
Updated on 07/12/13
Suspected sinkhole at landfill may be growing

A possible sinkhole has been detected and may be growing at the Southeast County Landfill on County Road 672.

Published on 12/15/10
Updated on 03/22/13
FishHawk residents not keen on having park open to the 'whole world'

Newland donated land for a county park to decrease the environmental impact of the development.

Published on 12/14/10
Updated on 07/12/13
Clay shoot Saturday benefits Paws for Patriots

Paws for Patriots, a program that provides guide dogs to injured veterans, will benefit from a clay shoot scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

Published on 11/10/10
Updated on 07/12/13
Alafia Baptist celebrates its 160th anniversary

Lithia church is the third-oldest missionary Baptists church in the state and predates the Civil War.

Published on 10/17/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Clean-up set at Alafia River State Park

As part of National Public Lands Day on Sept. 25, a clean-up effort is scheduled at Alafia River State Park.

Published on 09/07/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Driver sought after hitting bicyclist in Lithia

Deputies are looking for the driver of a silver Hyundai they say caused an accident that left a bicycle rider in serious condition this morning.

Published on 08/08/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Most of Balm-Boyette Nature Preserve reopens

A nature preserve that was closed by a lightning strike has reopened, except for an off-road bike trail.

Published on 08/06/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Alafia River canoe-kayak challenge is back this year

The economy may have sidelined it for a year, but this fall, the Alafia Challenge Canoe and Kayak Race is back on.

Published on 07/28/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Paintball game will benefit fallen Tampa police officers

Tampa police Officer Jeff Kocab competed on the Tampa Bay Vengeance air ball team, a travelling group that plays in paintball tournaments.

Published on 07/14/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Horses center stage at Lithia camp

Tammi Catrett wants to make sure suburban youngsters have the opportunity of experiencing life on the farm. That's why she shares her passion for horses and other four- and two-legged creatures through after-school and s...

Published on 06/30/10
Updated on 07/11/13
Lithia equestrians work to feed starving horses

The state's struggling economy has left dozens of starving and abandoned horses in its wake, as owners are unable to scrape together enough money to properly care for them.

Published on 01/07/10
Updated on 03/20/13