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Joshua House feels strain as county's foster population rises

Joshua House feels strain as county's foster population rises

The group home in Lutz aims to give children struggling to overcome the trauma of abuse a solid sense of place.
Updated one month ago
Venerable Ruskin Drive-In uses family focus to survive new indoor competition

Venerable Ruskin Drive-In uses family focus to survive new indoor competition

Upgraded Ruskin Family Drive-In on U.S. 41 is still attracting moviegoers after 64 years.
Updated one month ago
Ruskin fisherman works to preserve Cuba’s environment

Ruskin fisherman works to preserve Cuba’s environment

TAMPA — Phil Thompson has cast enough fishing line in Cuba that it has become a second home for the Ruskin native and resident.
Updated: 2 months ago
Ybor City could get slice of redevelopment cash that’s been going to downtown Tampa

Ybor City could get slice of redevelopment cash that’s been going to downtown Tampa

TAMPA — After a year of concern, uncertainty and study, the City Council appears ready to tweak its community redevelopment plans in a way to help Ybor City.
Updated: 2 months ago
Sunday Conversation with Jarrett Hill, correspondent for the Hollywood Reporter

Sunday Conversation with Jarrett Hill, correspondent for the Hollywood Reporter

On the evening of Monday, July 18, Jarrett Hill was in a Starbucks working on his laptop and halfway listening to the Republican National Convention. A job interview earlier in the day had not gone well and Hill, at the time an unemployed journalist,...
Updated: 2 months ago
Young Authors confab comes to Ruskin

Young Authors confab comes to Ruskin

The Teen Author Festival, sponsored by the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative, takes place from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 16) at SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way.
Updated: 2 months ago
Riverview couple raises funds before raising adopted child

Riverview couple raises funds before raising adopted child

Editor’s note: This is the first in an occasional series about adoption during November, which is National Adoption Awareness Month.
Updated: 2 months ago

Nativity’s Novemberfest delivers family fun to Brandon

Times Correspondent
Updated: 2 months ago
Friday Morning Musicale celebrates 114 years

Friday Morning Musicale celebrates 114 years

Today (Nov. 13) Friday Morning Musicale of Tampa is celebrating 114 years of sharing its love of music and arts with the community.
Updated: 2 months ago

Tampa City Council race is down to two candidates

The special election to fill Lisa Montelione’s open City Council seat has now come down to two candidates, and the nonpartisan race is starting to look even more partisan.
Updated: 2 months ago