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Young Women of Promise named

Young Women of Promise named

For 10 high school juniors, defining moments, interests or projects, as well as strong academic records, established them as 2016 Dr. Sylvia Richardson Young Women of Promise by the Athena Society.
Published: 04/20/16
Guests pawstruck by pet adoption event’s success

Guests pawstruck by pet adoption event’s success

The saying, “every dog has his day,” couldn’t have been more true on April 8 at the third annual 2016 Island Paws Party.
Published: 04/20/16

Lightning, eBoats Tampa team up for a Bolt-themed boat

TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Lightning are about to have an extra boost of spirit along downtown Tampa’s Riverwalk for their playoff run.
Published: 04/20/16
New restaurant offers farm-to-fork in neighborhood setting

New restaurant offers farm-to-fork in neighborhood setting

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — In recent years, certain stretches of Florida and Nebraska avenues in Seminole Heights have gained notoriety as two of Tampa’s best restaurant roads. From the booming bungalows of Ella’s Americana Folk Art Cafe...
Published: 04/20/16
Black-tie event raises funds for beautification of historic Hyde Park

Black-tie event raises funds for beautification of historic Hyde Park

SOUTH TAMPA — The event, “An Artful Evening, a celebration of art” lived up to its name.
Published: 04/20/16
Operation Hope brings Tampa’s Star Showcase to community

Operation Hope brings Tampa’s Star Showcase to community

SOUTH TAMPA — On Saturday, founder Franklin Hills Jr. hopes the many months of rehearsing with the contestants, time invested in creating an original song, and all the behind-the-scenes hard work that goes into producing a talent competition, ...
Published: 04/20/16
St. John’s Episcopal wins regional Latin Forum

St. John’s Episcopal wins regional Latin Forum

On Feb. 20, more than 70 students from St. John’s Episcopal Parish Day School — led by Latin teacher D.J. Holt — attended the Region VII Latin Forum. The students were intent on preserving the school championship, and they had be...
Published: 04/20/16

Power restored after crash on Dale Mabry near Plant High

A traffic crash involving a Tampa Electric pole in front of Plant High School on Monday night closed down the north and south lanes of South Dale Mabry Highway and interrupted power for nearly an hour, police said.
Published: 04/18/16
Two-month detour expected on block of West Shore Blvd. in South Tampa

Two-month detour expected on block of West Shore Blvd. in South Tampa

A one-block stretch of busy West Shore Boulevard will be closed to traffic more than two months beginning April 27 while a contractor completes part of a project to improve drainage in South Tampa, the city said.
Published: 04/15/16
Teacher resigns over ‘privilege’ assignment seeking personal info

Teacher resigns over ‘privilege’ assignment seeking personal info

A Monroe Middle School teacher who sparked an outcry over a class assignment regarding sexual identity and other personal information resigned in the midst of an investigation by the Hillsborough school district.
Published: 04/14/16
Updated: 04/15/16