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A year after bullets pierce home, nothing has been fixed

A year after bullets pierce home, nothing has been fixed

TAMPA — It’s been just over a year since Dawn Bryan heard the thunks coming from her back wall and cringed when the window in her toddler’s bedroom shattered. Still, the Lithia mom continues to relive that day....
Updated: 3 hours ago
Expanded Sims Park opens to the public

Expanded Sims Park opens to the public

NEW PORT RICHEY — In 1924, George Sims deeded land to the city for the purpose of creating a public park for people’s enjoyment, city officials recalled last weekend.
Published: 02/07/16
Officials, public view new wellness center

Officials, public view new wellness center

ZEPHYRHILLS — Florida Hospital Zephyrhills on Thursday invited community officials and the public to take a look at its new CREATION Health Wellness Center.
Published: 02/06/16
Tampa’s toll-lanes plan intrusive, elitist, obsolete, protesters say

Tampa’s toll-lanes plan intrusive, elitist, obsolete, protesters say

TAMPA — About 150 people decked in bright-yellow rain ponchos marched through portions of Tampa Heights on Saturday morning decrying the state’s plan to build express interstate toll lanes.
Published: 02/06/16
Cooler weather slows work on U.S. 19

Cooler weather slows work on U.S. 19

HUDSON — Dodging orange-striped barrels marking lane closures, motorists driving on U.S. 19 north of State Road 52 might see a roadside sign that construction will conclude by summer 2015.
Published: 02/06/16
Plant City native serving on Navy submarine

Plant City native serving on Navy submarine

PLANT CITY Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Daniel Anthony, a Plant City native, is serving as a sonar technician on the USS Maryland, one of the world’s most advanced ballistic missile submarines.
Published: 02/06/16
Bonita Flower Shop owner made business a family affair

Bonita Flower Shop owner made business a family affair

Anyone who routinely sent or received flowers in east Pasco County in the past four decades likely came across Jewell Hattaway.
Published: 02/05/16
Management firm takes over Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club

Management firm takes over Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club

Integrity Golf Co., which manages more than 40 courses nationwide, has taken over the operations of the debt-ridden Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club.
Published: 02/04/16
Bike ride in Dean Snyder’s memory helps Plant City YMCA program for cancer survivors

Bike ride in Dean Snyder’s memory helps Plant City YMCA program for cancer survivors

PLANT CITY – More than 100 bicyclists participated in an annual bike ride to benefit a wellness program for cancer survivors at the Plant City Family YMCA.
Published: 02/04/16
Trinity Cafe seeks to open second location to feed the hungry, homeless

Trinity Cafe seeks to open second location to feed the hungry, homeless

NORTH TAMPA — It’s been said the best display of kindliness begins with a warm welcome and the offer of a home-cooked meal.
Published: 02/03/16