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Buccaneer Lavonte David to host bowling event to help Big Brothers, Big Sisters Tampa Bay

Buccaneer Lavonte David to host bowling event to help Big Brothers, Big Sisters Tampa Bay

TAMPA — The sights and sounds of children playing basketball or running through a park are so common, they blend into the background.
Updated: 2 months ago

Eriksson withdraws downtown Temple Terrace proposal

TEMPLE TERRACE — The company that planned to become the anchor of Downtown Temple Terrace has withdrawn its proposal to locate there.
Updated: 2 months ago
‘The Yucks’ book chronicles when Bucs were bad and special

‘The Yucks’ book chronicles when Bucs were bad and special

When it comes to writing about sports teams, you want one of two things:
Updated: 2 months ago
Chamberlain High football coaching icon Billy Turner honored at reception

Chamberlain High football coaching icon Billy Turner honored at reception

TAMPA — Legendary high-school football coach Billy Turner, the all-time victory leader in Hillsborough County, will be honored Tuesday night (Nov. 15) during a reception at the Chamberlain High School auditorium from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Updated: 2 months ago
Florida Supreme Court upholds death row inmate’s sentences in 2007 Polk County murders

Florida Supreme Court upholds death row inmate’s sentences in 2007 Polk County murders

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the death sentences of a man convicted of committing five murders in the span of six days in Polk County.
Updated: 2 months ago
Another delay in Hillsborough school board election

Another delay in Hillsborough school board election

A Hillsborough County elections canvassing board meeting that was scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday has been postponed to 2 p.m. Friday so officials can make sure they have sorted through all of the provisional ballots in the School Board race between L...
Updated: 2 months ago
John Hegarty, who helped lead Tampa FBI office, airport police, dies at 91

John Hegarty, who helped lead Tampa FBI office, airport police, dies at 91

John “Jack” Hegarty was already a veteran counterintelligence agent when he arrived in Tampa in 1968.
Updated: 2 months ago
Henderson: State lawmakers should outlaw, not 'restrict,' texting and driving

Henderson: State lawmakers should outlaw, not 'restrict,' texting and driving

Put some teeth into the darned-near-useless "restriction" on texting while driving, writes columnist Joe Henderson. This issue isn't red or blue, he writes, and it's time Tallahassee stopped inventing cockamamie reasons to avoid dealing with the problem.
Updated: 2 months ago
Imagination grows wild in grounds surrounding home of Lutz couple

Imagination grows wild in grounds surrounding home of Lutz couple

Maryhelen and Simon Zopfi have lived in their Lutz home since 1983 and have used every square foot of their unique, imaginative garden.
Updated: 2 months ago
Spartan volleyball standout brings grit, hustle to the libero position

Spartan volleyball standout brings grit, hustle to the libero position

TAMPA — Dig this: University of Tampa volleyball player Logan Holanchock has crafted an athletic career out of grit, effort and hustle. She dives from side to side, backpedals or lunges forward, sometimes in non-glamorous pancake style, to kee...
Updated: 2 months ago