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New Business Brings Empowerment To Children In The Community

New Business Brings Empowerment To Children In The Community

By Libby Hopkins Socialights has been a part of the Winthrop community for less than a year but has been making a positive impact on all of the students who attend its classes and sessions. The business is run by four women who are experts in the fields of occupational therapy and speech-language therapy. Alicia(…)

Holiday Donations In Need, Shop Local This Season

Staff Report Crossing Church Helps With Angel Tree Project The Crossing Church sows seed into the community each Christmas and for the sixth year in a row it is involved with the Angel Tree project. This year they are helping Clair Mel Elementary and Potter Elementary schools collect donations for needy children. The biggest need(…)

New Years Celebration At Shoresh David Brandon With Bobby Roman

New Years Celebration At Shoresh David Brandon With Bobby Roman

Staff Report The community is invited to celebrate New Years on Friday, December 27th at the Brandon location of Shoresh David Messianic Synagogues. Bobby Roman and his band will be leading the entire service, starting at 7:30 PM at 4929 Bell Shoals Rd. in Valrico. Roman is a man full of passion for his Creator,(…)

Riverview Attorney Puts Service Before Self

Riverview Attorney Puts Service Before Self

By Kelly Legg Family law often requires extra care and consideration because of the emotional aspects involved in dissolving marriages, child custody and property division. Attorney Judd Bean is not your typical attorney, having gained a unique perspective working worldwide in many areas of law. “When you are involved in a divorce, emotions and feelings(…)

History Center Exhibition Marks 50th Anniversary Of JFK’s Visit To Tampa

History Center Exhibition Marks 50th Anniversary Of JFK’s Visit To Tampa

By Kathy L. Collins The Tampa Bay History Center’s newest exhibit, JFK in Tampa; The Exhibition, marks the 50th Anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s visit to Tampa. This is a limited engagement exhibit which is available now through Sunday, December 8. Tens of thousands of people turned out to watch President John F. Kennedy’s(…)

Support Newsome High School’s Chorus At Its Annual Madrigal Dinner

Support Newsome High School’s Chorus At Its Annual Madrigal Dinner

By Kathy L. Collins The Newsome High School Chorus invites one and all to its Annual Madrigal Dinner on Thursday, December 5 and Friday, December 6 at First United Methodist Church, 121 N. Knights Ave. in Brandon beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for this feast fit for a king are just $25. The event, an(…)

Valrico Rams Cheerleaders Take Aim At National Title

Valrico Rams Cheerleaders Take Aim At National Title

By Tamas Mondovics The start of the 2013 fall football and cheer season arrived with high expectations for the Brandon-Valrico Rams Youth Football and Cheerleading Organization, which excitedly announced its Pop Warner Little Scholars program affiliation earlier this year. “We are very pleased to be joining Pop Warner and continuing our mission of service, through(…)

Electrathon Of Tampa Bay Begins Season With Strong Competitors

Electrathon Of Tampa Bay Begins Season With Strong Competitors

By Tamas Monodovics Electrathon, the racing of a custom-built three or four wheeled electric vehicle, similar in appearance to a Go-Kart, has been scheduled to take place in the world of competition by bringing students together to measure up their mechanical, engineering and athletic talents. The 2013-2014 season, which has geared up for its first(…)

Brandon, Durant Concede To Season Loss As East Bay Takes District 8 Title

Brandon, Durant Concede To Season Loss As East Bay Takes District 8 Title

By Tamas Mondovics With its 3-7 overall and 0-4 district record, the 2013-2014 fall football season may have proved to be one that Brandon High School Eagles fans would like to forget. The feeling may also be similar among fans at Durant as the Cougars program had to concede to a disappointing 3-7, 1-3 record(…)

Local Couple Finds Supplement Success With 14,000 Customers & 10 Years In Business

Local Couple Finds Supplement Success With 14,000 Customers & 10 Years In Business

By Nicole Schoen What started 10 years ago as a search for a natural remedy for Valrico resident Don Goldstein’s health problems has grown into a business with over 14,000 customers. Goldstein was left incapacitated after a massive heart attack and a few strokes in 2001 and the pharmaceutical drugs doctors were prescribing him were(…)