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Local Strawberry Crest Grad Receives $10,000 Horatio Alger Honeywell Scholarship

By Michelle Colesanti Ten students recently received the prestigious 2017 Horatio Alger Honeywell Scholarship recognizing outstanding students committed to pursuing their college degree in science,...

Area Y’s Help Struggling Students Become Proficient In Reading With Summer...

By Kathy L. Collins Summer is a fun time for children, but it is also a time when children lose a significant amount of reading...

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Host Buddy Walk To Support Down Syndrome Community

By Caitlin Masessa Since being established in 2006, the non-profit organization F.R.I.E.N.D.S Down Syndrome West Florida has worked to provide educational and support services to...

Crime & Public Safety Beat: Deputies Seek Assistance In Identifying Female...

By Tamas Mondovics The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is now investigating a burglary that occurred on last month at the Bell Shoals Baptist Church located...

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group Hosts Meetings At Hawthorne Rehab

Staff Report A gentleman visiting Hawthorne for speech therapy happened to mention that there seemed to be a lot of support groups in Brandon, but...

New Chapter Of Outdoors At Last Youth Adventure Organized In Plant...

By Joyce Bliss Outdoors At Last Youth Adventure (OALYA), is a national organization based out of North Carolina and established by Dale Dodson, who works...

Women’s Weekend Pajama Retreat Offers Networking, Wine-Tasting & Inspiration

By Kate Quesada When Brandon resident Pearl Chiarenza went through a hard time, she attended a women’s retreat that changed her life. She is now...

TOPSoccer Gives Special Needs Kids A Chance To Play Soccer

By Brittany Wallace TOPSoccer in Brandon is a fall program allowing young athletes with mental or physical disabilities to train and play soccer. This TOPSoccer...

John And Kay Sullivan Host A Good Turn Reception To Benefit...

By Kathy L. Collins John and Kay Sullivan, founders of the community of Winthrop, hosted a Good Turn Reception at their home in June. The...

The Piecemakers Guild Shares Warmth To Community Through Quilting

By Joyce Bliss The last thing most people in Florida’s July heat would be thinking about are quilts for warmth. But not the Piecemakers Quilt...