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Helping hands grow Greco garden

Helping hands grow Greco garden

TEMPLE TERRACE — What was once a plot of sweet potatoes at Greco Middle School is beginning to resemble a small farm, as the Temple Terrace Farm 2 School program establishes deep roots there.
Updated one month ago
Dart league looking for new members

Dart league looking for new members

Indoor sports enthusiasts looking for some competition may find what they’re looking for with the North Tampa Dart Association (NTDA), which is seeking men and women players for its 2016 season.
Updated one month ago
East-West players, Shriners team up

East-West players, Shriners team up

Assembling a group of almost 100 college men on buses to go to Shriners Hospitals for Children – Tampa was no easy feat, especially since they were all-star football players from across the nation who’d come to town focused on an upcomi...
Updated one month ago
Paint the Town event gives area a makeover

Paint the Town event gives area a makeover

UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY AREA — In neighborhood after neighborhood, clusters of volunteers convened to pay forward their good fortunes in life to residents whose lives contain few.
Updated one month ago
Farming family invites community to a night filled with food and fun

Farming family invites community to a night filled with food and fun

TEMPLE TERRACE —Listen up folks — there are some big do-ins in the making near the outskirts of town.
Updated one month ago
Take these steps for creating a smoother smoothie

Take these steps for creating a smoother smoothie

For the past year or more, the first thing I’ve done every morning is take a bike ride around the neighborhood. It’s exhilarating to pedal through the streets in the quiet dawn when motorists aren’t out there clogging things up.
Updated one month ago
Every home needs an aloe plant

Every home needs an aloe plant

Today, you can buy aloe soap, aloe lotion, aloe capsules and many other aloe products. Many of them are good. But in my opinion the real thing, the way God made it to serve us freely, is much better.
Updated one month ago
Deputy: Tampa drunk driver strikes patrol vehicle during separate DUI investigation

Deputy: Tampa drunk driver strikes patrol vehicle during separate DUI investigation

A Tampa man faces DUI charges after Hillsborough County deputies say he struck a patrol vehicle that was stopped during an unrelated DUI investigation and drove away on Sunday night.
Updated one month ago
Wrapped up in Gasparilla wreaths

Wrapped up in Gasparilla wreaths

YBOR CITY — Gasparilla enthusiasts arrived at a recent all-krewe social with beads, trinkets and more — not to throw but to use in the creation of their own Gasparilla wreath.
Updated one month ago
Tech firm gets preliminary OK to build downtown

Tech firm gets preliminary OK to build downtown

TEMPLE TERRACE — A proposal by longtime city dweller Roy Eriksson that could bring life back to the town’s stalemated redevelopment effort is music to the ears of the Temple Terrace City Council members and Mark Sharpe, director of the ...
Updated one month ago