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Sessums, former lawmaker and education advocate, named citizen of year

Sessums, former lawmaker and education advocate, named citizen of year

TAMPA — Lauding his hometown as a place “where the good life gets better every year,” T. Terrell Sessums accepted the 2015 Outstanding Citizen of the Year award on Thursday from Tampa Metro Civitan.
Published: 02/04/16

Developer scales back plan for homes atop former Plant City golf course

PLANT CITY — A plan to build homes on top a shuttered golf course, dividing residents in the city’s largest subdivision, has been scaled back and presented for review with more detail.
Published: 02/04/16
Management firm takes over Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club

Management firm takes over Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club

Integrity Golf Co., which manages more than 40 courses nationwide, has taken over the operations of the debt-ridden Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club.
Published: 02/04/16

Hillsborough commissioners call for county registry of animal abusers

Researchers have found overwhelming evidence that animal abuse is an indicator and predictor of violence toward humans.
Published: 02/03/16
Home Depot to fill 1,350 positions in Tampa area

Home Depot to fill 1,350 positions in Tampa area

Home Depot is accepting applications to fill about 1,350 positions in its 30 stores in the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 02/03/16
Longtime competitors Tribune, Times ink five-year printing partnership

Longtime competitors Tribune, Times ink five-year printing partnership

TAMPA – The Tampa Tribune, which will soon vacate its longtime headquarters and printing plant on the Hillsborough River, has formed a partnership with the Tampa Bay Times to print the Tribune and its related products.
Published: 02/02/16
Updated: 02/03/16
High school students land trade jobs at first Tampa fair

High school students land trade jobs at first Tampa fair

TAMPA — Anthony Comer walked in to Amalie Arena on Tuesday morning hoping for a fun way to skip class. He walked out with a potential new job.
Published: 02/02/16

Publix to open stores in its seventh state, Virginia

TAMPA — Publix Super Markets announced Tuesday that it has signed leases for two stores in Virginia, the seventh state into which the Lakeland-based grocer has expanded.
Published: 02/02/16
Seminoles plan new Tampa hotel tower with gambling expansion

Seminoles plan new Tampa hotel tower with gambling expansion

The Seminole Tribe would launch a $1.8 billion expansion of its Seminole Hard Rock casino complexes in Tampa and Hollywood if state lawmakers approve a gambling deal that allows the tribe to offer more types of games.
Published: 02/01/16

Bacardi protests renewal of Cuba’s rum trademark in the U.S.

CORAL GABLES – Bacardi wants to know more about a recent U.S. government decision allowing Cuba to sell its Havana Club rum in America when the U.S. trade embargo ends.
Published: 02/01/16