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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.
Updated: 8 hours ago
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.
Updated: 9 hours ago
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
Falling in love with buttercream frosting

Falling in love with buttercream frosting

I’ve never been a huge fan of frostings because I find many of them teeth-screamingly sweet.
Published: 02/03/16