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Paint the Town event gives area a makeover

Paint the Town event gives area a makeover

UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY AREA — In neighborhood after neighborhood, clusters of volunteers convened to pay forward their good fortunes in life to residents whose lives contain few.
Published: 01/27/16
Airborne first responders prepare for the unthinkable

Airborne first responders prepare for the unthinkable

TAMPA — When a plane crashes, it triggers a rapid sequence of events for rescue agencies. The impact turns on an onboard emergency locator transmitter which sends a distress signal to a search-and-rescue satellite system that is monitored worl...
Published: 01/27/16
Take these steps for creating a smoother smoothie

Take these steps for creating a smoother smoothie

For the past year or more, the first thing I’ve done every morning is take a bike ride around the neighborhood. It’s exhilarating to pedal through the streets in the quiet dawn when motorists aren’t out there clogging things up.
Published: 01/27/16
Every home needs an aloe plant

Every home needs an aloe plant

Today, you can buy aloe soap, aloe lotion, aloe capsules and many other aloe products. Many of them are good. But in my opinion the real thing, the way God made it to serve us freely, is much better.
Published: 01/27/16
Washing machine caused Tampa condo fire that displaced 14 residents

Washing machine caused Tampa condo fire that displaced 14 residents

TAMPA — Jose Vazquez walked up to his sport-utility vehicle outside the Westchester Manor complex Thursday afternoon carrying an armload of shoes. He opened the door and dumped some water out of one of his dress shoes.
Updated one month ago
Tampa church has its first MLK Day of Service

Tampa church has its first MLK Day of Service

Veterans and others gathered recently to learn about services that could help them when the Greater Bethel M.B. Church hosted its first MLK Day of Service.
Updated one month ago
Former Temple Terrace mayor played key role in area’s growth

Former Temple Terrace mayor played key role in area’s growth

TEMPLE TERRACE — When Beth Bosserman met and subsequently married Gerry Curts nearly eight years ago, her newfound friendship with and admiration for George W. Fee came with the deal.
Updated one month ago

Event benefits athletic program

WEST SHORE — A first-time event will recognize student athletes and supporters while raising money for Unsigned Preps, an organization that assists student athletes in achieving their goal of playing collegiate football....
Updated one month ago

Celebrity Karaoke benefits Family Resources’ programs

TAMPA — Local celebrity sports figures, entertainers and elected officials will join guests for games and songs at the second Celebrity Karaoke.
Updated one month ago
Mayor presents update on the city

Mayor presents update on the city

WEST SHORE — Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn highlighted accomplishments of the city while focusing on the future when he addressed about 200 members and guests of the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce last week.
Updated one month ago