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Art students share love of color in new exhibit

Art students share love of color in new exhibit

DOWNTOWN — Barbara Koehler and Dorothy Banker, two Life Enrichment Center art students, share their love of landscapes, color and the abstract during a joint “Explosions of Color” exhibit now through Feb. 27 at Bamboozle Café...
Published: 02/03/16
King alumni to host food, music festival

King alumni to host food, music festival

TAMPA — King High graduate Jim Clarke well remembers the highly successful Hootenanny music festival held on the school’s football field in 1965, an event that coincided with the year he graduated.
Published: 02/03/16
Concert to raise money for beach wheelchairs for vets

Concert to raise money for beach wheelchairs for vets

NEW TAMPA — A day at the beach is something residents of the Tampa Bay area often take for granted — unless they rely on a wheelchair to get around. Often times, the fun in the sun for them can stop at pavement’s end....
Published: 02/03/16
Kaushal will be 50th Eagle Scout from Troop 142 of Tampa Palms

Kaushal will be 50th Eagle Scout from Troop 142 of Tampa Palms

Kunal Kaushal, 17, of Tampa Palms, will be the 50th Scout from his troop to attain the highest rank in Boy Scouting — Eagle — during a Court of Honor ceremony Feb. 14.
Published: 02/03/16
Tennis program for special needs athletes nets great results

Tennis program for special needs athletes nets great results

TAMPA PALMS — Clay Adams acknowledged there are not enough words to describe how much he enjoys being a volunteer youth coach for the Tennis for Fun program.
Published: 02/03/16
J.B. Fine Jewelry specializes in unique designs, custom pieces

J.B. Fine Jewelry specializes in unique designs, custom pieces

Valentine’s Day is coming, but that’s just one of a number of holidays when the gift of jewelry is appreciated. J.B. of J.B. Fine Jewelry, at 7605 Gunn Hwy in Citrus Park, is celebrating 10 years of providing his customers with unique c...
Published: 02/03/16
Woman’s Club to host ‘Trashy to Flashy’ fashion show Feb. 25

Woman’s Club to host ‘Trashy to Flashy’ fashion show Feb. 25

LUTZ — The GFWC Lutz-Land O’ Lakes Woman’s Club is hosting its annual “Trashy to Flashy” Fashion Show on Feb. 25, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Lutz Community Center behind the Lutz Library, 101 1st Ave. NW, and is op...
Published: 02/03/16
Fast-pitch softball league preps girls for college

Fast-pitch softball league preps girls for college

BRANDON — Dan Carney, coach and president of the Brandon Softball league, said no one goes undrafted in this fast-pitched softball league. On a recent Tuesday night under the lights of Rogers Field at Sadie Park in Brandon, girls in the Ponyta...
Published: 02/03/16
Tampa police seek suspect in attempted sexual battery

Tampa police seek suspect in attempted sexual battery

Tampa police have released a composite photo of a man sought in the attempted sexual battery of a woman in the Seminole Heights area.
Published: 01/28/16
Ship sunk in World War I has Gasparilla ties

Ship sunk in World War I has Gasparilla ties

There are few cities that can say they have a U.S. Coast Guard cutter named for them.
Published: 01/27/16