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Sulphur Springs community center costs could displace civic groups

Sulphur Springs community center costs could displace civic groups

TAMPA — Fresh digs are nearly ready for three not-for-profit groups that make their home at Sulphur Springs’ Mann-Wagnon Memorial Park.
Published: 07/11/16
Florida black bear’s Tampa visit cut short after being tranquilized near Busch Gardens

Florida black bear’s Tampa visit cut short after being tranquilized near Busch Gardens

TAMPA — The grass was still wet with dew when 12-year-old Amari Scott cautiously shuffled through his yard and glanced at his neighbor’s house, where a Florida black bear was perched in a tree.
Updated one month ago
Tampa man shines laser into Hillsborough sheriff’s helicopter as ‘joke’

Tampa man shines laser into Hillsborough sheriff’s helicopter as ‘joke’

A Tampa man was arrested Wednesday night after deputies say he told them he shined a laser into the cockpit of a Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office helicopter as a joke.
Updated: 3 months ago
Temple Terrace prepares for Craft BrewFest

Temple Terrace prepares for Craft BrewFest

TEMPLE TERRACE — The city is small but appeared to score big among the crowd of people it drew to last year’s inaugural Temple Terrace Craft BrewFest.
Updated: 3 months ago
Program’s senior star buddies receive scholarships

Program’s senior star buddies receive scholarships

TEMPLE TERRACE — Come Buddy Baseball season, Olivia O’Neal can’t wait to get up and get ready to “play ball.”
Updated: 3 months ago
Mission BBQ champions giving spirit, patriotism

Mission BBQ champions giving spirit, patriotism

TAMPA — A pair of patriotic buddies, both passionate about barbecue, have built their business on the premise that there is nothing more American than their favorite food and the brave men and women who serve to protect our communities and our...
Updated: 3 months ago
UACDC board chairman says they hit jackpot when hiring new COO

UACDC board chairman says they hit jackpot when hiring new COO

TAMPA — Nestor Ortiz was recently named the University Area Community Development Corporation’s chief operations officer.
Updated: 3 months ago
Florida soil often needs improvement

Florida soil often needs improvement

Living with any soil is much like living with a spouse. You have to study its ways and learn to work with it. But you will never understand it completely. Sure, it will sometimes disappoint you, but when it does, you are often left with a nagging not...
Updated: 3 months ago
When a taste of Florida is a souvenir

When a taste of Florida is a souvenir

Mom has a friend who is traveling to France this summer. She asked me the other day if I knew of anything June could take as a gift to her gracious hostess.
Updated: 3 months ago