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Plant City’s First Baptist Church breaks ground

Plant City’s First Baptist Church breaks ground

PLANT CITY – The preacher’s son had a good take on what he was doing in a large field under a hot sun – shoveling dirt – into keepsake containers for parishioners.
Updated one month ago
Forecast: Highs will remain above average as week begins

Forecast: Highs will remain above average as week begins

Our string of above-average temperatures is slated to continue as the weekend comes to a close Sunday. The heat will continue through the middle of the week, when a front will bring slightly cooler air and rain chances.
Updated one month ago
Forecast: Highs could top out at 90 Saturday

Forecast: Highs could top out at 90 Saturday

Tampa reached 90 degrees for the first time this year on Friday, and there’s every chance we will reach that again Saturday. There won’t be much change on Sunday either, but after that rain becomes more of a possibility.
Updated one month ago
Commission tightens ban on panhandling

Commission tightens ban on panhandling

NEW PORT RICHEY — Sunday will be the last chance for panhandlers, newspaper hawkers and nonprofit organizations to solicit money from drivers along Pasco County roadways.
Updated one month ago

Some golf carts to be allowed on certain streets

NEW PORT RICHEY — Golf carts equipped with mandated safety features will be allowed to travel on certain city streets beginning June 1.
Updated one month ago
New commissioner shakes up mayor selection

New commissioner shakes up mayor selection

DADE CITY — In her first move as a newly elected Dade City commissioner, Nicole Deese Newlon this week voted against Camille Hernandez securing the mayor position for a third straight term.
Updated one month ago
Forecast: Warmer temperatures coming as front sinks

Forecast: Warmer temperatures coming as front sinks

A weak frontal boundary over North Florida will sink south and dissipate over central Florida on Friday. There will be enough moisture in the area to bring some chance of showers, but mostly watch for warmer temperatures.
Updated one month ago
Former Raider earns ‘player of week’ honors

Former Raider earns ‘player of week’ honors

PLANT CITY Kacie Booth of Polk State College, a former star at Plant City High School, was recently named the NJCAA Region 8/FCSAA Softball Player of the Week.
Updated one month ago
Flea market to bring vintage style to Florida Strawberry Festival grounds

Flea market to bring vintage style to Florida Strawberry Festival grounds

PLANT CITY – “What’s old is new” will once again be the driving force behind a vintage flea market this weekend at the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds. The biannual flea market will run 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Sat...
Updated one month ago
Forecast: Warmer weekend ahead as drier air approaches

Forecast: Warmer weekend ahead as drier air approaches

An area of high pressure in the Atlantic will continue to keep moister air over Florida on Thursday, but it will dry out by Friday, allowing temperatures to increase a little.
Updated one month ago

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Joe Henderson

After a long run in the Tampa Tribune sports department, Joe Henderson now shares his thoughts on the people and places that make up life in our city.

Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson’s baseball card - if he had one - would report he throws left, writes right. In his columns and blog, “The Right Stuff,” southpaw Jackson provides insight into the evolving human condition from a distinctly conservative point of view.
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Steve Otto

For more than four decades, Steve Otto has been the voice of Tampa Bay with his often hilarious and sometimes poignant view of life.

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