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Garden Club looks to its roots

Garden Club looks to its roots

BAYSHORE — When Tampa Garden Club hosts its annual fundraiser, For the Love of a Garden, on Feb. 12, it will look inward — at the organization preparing for its 90th anniversary in 2018.
Published: 02/03/16
Giving credit its due, Valrico businesswoman settles the score

Giving credit its due, Valrico businesswoman settles the score

BRANDON — From leasing apartments to closing mortgages at Wells Fargo, Jeanette Acevedo of Valrico gathered all she could about what she wanted to do next and took a year off to learn all she could about credit reports, scores and repair....
Updated one month ago

Lions keep coach Jim Caldwell for 3rd year, 1st with new GM

DETROIT (AP) – The Detroit Lions have retained coach Jim Caldwell for a third season.
Updated one month ago
Relay For Life fights cancer year-round

Relay For Life fights cancer year-round

Just weeks into the new year, cancer fighters are gearing up for another season of Relay For Life, which last year in southeastern Hillsborough County alone raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the American Cancer Society.
Updated one month ago

Saints’ Brees continues to climb career passing ladder

A Tampa woman was killed Sunday night and a 2-year-old passenger was taken to a nearby hospital by a passer-by after suffering serious injuries in a single-car crash that temporarily closed westbound lanes of the Courtney Campbell Causeway.
Updated: 2 months ago
Brandon High cheer coach builds on Hall’s legacy

Brandon High cheer coach builds on Hall’s legacy

BRANDON — Nancy Reagor knows she had a tough act to follow. That is why she sings the praises of her predecessor, Heather Bates Hall, who before she died from cancer made her mark as a beloved math teacher and cheerleading coach at Brandon Hig...
Updated: 2 months ago
‘Clara’s Christmas Dreams’ steps beyond ‘The Nutcracker’

‘Clara’s Christmas Dreams’ steps beyond ‘The Nutcracker’

Searching for a show with a message of hope and joy, director Lisa Westcott settled on “Clara’s Christmas Dreams,” a creative musical adaptation of the story behind “The Nutcracker” ballet....
Updated: 2 months ago

Kiwanians re-establish Breakfast With Santa at Golden Corral

BRANDON — It’s been years since the Kiwanis Club of Greater Brandon met at the Golden Corral in December to host its annual Breakfast With Santa, and it’s about to happen again.
Updated: 2 months ago
Center Place readies for Brandon tree lighting

Center Place readies for Brandon tree lighting

BRANDON — The 31st annual Lighting of the Christmas tree at Center Place will feature a visit from Santa and performances from children in preschool through high school, including the Ambassadors show choir from Bloomingdale High....
Updated: 2 months ago
Modern quilt tops quilt show

Modern quilt tops quilt show

As Claudia Ingram sees it, every quilt that placed first in this year’s Harvest of Quilts Show deserved to be Best of Show. As fate would have it, her “Three’s a Charm” entry in the modern duet category, longarm-quilted by...
Updated: 3 months ago