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Thursday, Sep 03, 2015

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Have no fear when kindergarten is near

Have no fear when kindergarten is near

TAMPA — Most parents believe that sending their kids off to kindergarten for the first time is one of the toughest things they will ever have to do — and that the experience is even tougher on the kids.
Published: 09/02/15
Rotarian rides to push deadly polio aside

Rotarian rides to push deadly polio aside

Longtime Rotarian Dr. Nick Hall personifies what it means to put “Service above Self,” the primary motto of the international service organization that champions humanitarian causes.
Published: 09/02/15

Hearing set for city’s proposed millage rate

TEMPLE TERRACE — In preparation for the Oct. 1 start of fiscal year 2015 -2016, Temple Terrace City Council members have much to consider.
Published: 09/02/15
Temple Terrace Community Gardens prepare for growing season

Temple Terrace Community Gardens prepare for growing season

TEMPLE TERRACE — The first faint breaths of autumn riding on the end-of-summer storms and breezes signal the beginning of Florida’s prime gardening season. Temple Terrace Community Gardens is already preparing for the fall planting by h...
Published: 09/02/15
Concert to benefit young adult and teen cancer patients

Concert to benefit young adult and teen cancer patients

NEW TAMPA — The healing power of music will be employed to help teen and young adult cancer patients when The Deacon Blues Band takes the stage Sept. 19 at The Palms Lounge of Peabody’s Billiards and Games in New Tampa. Organizers are a...
Published: 09/02/15

Playwright pits love against money

TEMPLE TERRACE — Choosing between a marriage ripe with affection but portending a life of poverty — and a shallow relationship with prospects for unending prosperity — is the narrative frame of Mark E. Leib’s newest produc...
Published: 09/02/15

Brandon Rotary Club finds permanent home

BRANDON — Forty-five years after its founding, the Rotary Club of Brandon has a permanent home.
Published: 09/02/15
Biblical Learning Institute expands students horizons with accredited courses

Biblical Learning Institute expands students horizons with accredited courses

PLANT CITY The Biblical Leadership Institute is entering its new year in a partnership with a church and a prestigious seminary that will enable students to take accredited classes for the first time.
Published: 09/02/15
Couple honored for founding Springhead fire service

Couple honored for founding Springhead fire service

PLANT CITY Charles W. and Ruth Bell were honored recently by Hillsborough County Commissioners for helping establish Springhead’s first volunteer fire department.
Published: 09/02/15

Plant City making parks handicap-accessible

PLANT CITY – The city expects to spend a total of $250,000 over the next five years to make nine parks more accessible to the handicapped.
Published: 09/02/15

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