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Deputies: Student, 18, brings loaded gun onto Hillsborough school bus

Deputies: Student, 18, brings loaded gun onto Hillsborough school bus

A Tampa student faces charges after Hillsborough County deputies say he brought a stolen gun and ski mask onto a bus Wednesday morning.
Published: 02/10/16
Updated: 02/11/16
Bring the love home for Valentine’s Day dinner

Bring the love home for Valentine’s Day dinner

My sweetie pie and I run into the same challenge every Valentine’s Day, which incidentally is also my birthday. To dine in or dine out? That is the question.
Published: 02/10/16
Food truck dream finally up and running

Food truck dream finally up and running

TAMPA — Owning your own business is something that most people talk about, but few have the guts to try.
Published: 02/10/16
Valrico FishHawk Chamber chooses ‘Charity of Choice’

Valrico FishHawk Chamber chooses ‘Charity of Choice’

VALRICO — For the second time in six years, the Center Place Fine Arts & Civic Association has been recognized as a star-worthy nonprofit in the Greater Brandon community.
Published: 02/10/16
Brandon chamber set for tried, true and new events

Brandon chamber set for tried, true and new events

BRANDON — The heat didn’t deter the hungry and curious from attending the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce’s newly formatted Taste of Brandon last year, but it did affect at least one change in the works for this year’s...
Published: 02/10/16
Bookseller seeks nominees for ‘Best Teacher’ contest

Bookseller seeks nominees for ‘Best Teacher’ contest

BRANDON — Middle and high school students are invited to honor the educators that mean the most to them in an essay, poem or thank-you letter for the Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest.
Published: 02/10/16

Come test your favorite recipe at Moose Lodge chili cook-off contest

VALRICO — All chili makers — amateurs and professionals — are invited to create their favorite recipes at a Chili Cook-off and Business Expo from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Brandon Moose Lodge activities field, 804 S. Miller ...
Published: 02/10/16
Father-son duo coach local wrestling team

Father-son duo coach local wrestling team

BRANDON — Russ Cozart, the head wrestling coach at Brandon High, wrestled with challenges on and off the mat. The well-traveled coach won seven world titles in the Veteran’s World tournament, but his biggest battle was dealing with his ...
Published: 02/10/16

Sporting clays fundraiser set to support Honor Flight trips

VALRICO — Spots are open for the third annual Cardinal Roofing Sporting Clays Tournament, where Bridget Wilson and her father, Roger Jenkins, along with business partner Chad Churchin, are set to welcome attendees who want to “shoot for...
Published: 02/10/16

Inaugural daddy-daughter dance set

VALRICO — Fathers and daughters are invited to put on their dancing shoes and help the Campo Family YMCA raise money for its cause.
Published: 02/10/16