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Burglars target dense, fast-growing subdivisions in southeast Hillsborough

Burglars target dense, fast-growing subdivisions in southeast Hillsborough

Law enforcement officers throughout the bay area have long tried to warn drivers about the dangers of leaving their car doors unlocked, especially overnight. It’s a special concern with the rapid development of that part of the county.
Published: 07/14/16
Mirabay residents divided over multi-million-dollar seawall repairs

Mirabay residents divided over multi-million-dollar seawall repairs

MIRABAY — When they were awarded an $8.3 million settlement from contractors in 2013, some MiraBay residents thought they’d reached the end of a 10-year struggle to fix failing seawalls there.
Updated one month ago

Search continues for suspect in fatal I-75 hit-and-run

The Florida Highway Patrol continues to search for the driver of a pickup truck or SUV that may be involved in a fatal hit-and-run involving a pedestrian just north of Sun City Center early Monday morning.
Updated: 3 months ago
SouthShore Montessori preschool kids dig learning while gardening

SouthShore Montessori preschool kids dig learning while gardening

APOLLO BEACH – An integral part of the Montessori learning experience is the inclusion of hands-on, sensorial activities aimed at helping students discover and explore the world around them.
Updated: 3 months ago

Suspect sought in fatal hit-and-run near Sun City Center

The Florida Highway Patrol is searching for a pickup truck or SUV that may be involved in a fatal hit-and-run involving a pedestrian just north of Sun City Center early this morning.
Updated: 3 months ago
Zach Tucker Golf Scramble puts foundation within reach of milestone goal

Zach Tucker Golf Scramble puts foundation within reach of milestone goal

VALRICO – Ten years have passed since Sherry Tucker promised her son, Zach, then two months shy of his 9th birthday, that she would be okay once he left this earth for good.
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
Market attracts organic-minded interests

Market attracts organic-minded interests

RIVERVIEW – When Alicia Laing got married eight years ago, she gifted her handmade soaps as wedding favors to her guests in California, where, according to her, “the organic thing is a little more mainstream.”
Updated: 3 months ago
St. Stephen Catholic Church expands

St. Stephen Catholic Church expands

RIVERVIEW – Construction of the new St. Stephen Catholic Church sanctuary next to its school at 10428 St. Stephen Circle is coming along. The walls are up and the roof decking is in place. The expected completion date is next spring.
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