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FishHawk Turkey Trot Set For This Month

    The FishHawk Turkey Trot (FHTT), a Thanksgiving Day 5k & Fun Run which began in 2009 with a simple mission; to provide meaningful community service hours for high school students and provide food to people in need. Today, it is one of the most anticipated race events in the area, which since its(…)

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Asks Residents to Catch a Serial Armed Robbery Suspect

Major Donna Lusczynski, with the Hillsborough County Sheriff  office Criminal Investigation Division reached out to the community for help on Wednesday, to identify and hopefully catch a serial armed robbery suspect, whom detectives now call, the Seffner Bandit.   “We are urging the community to contact us immediately with any information in connection with this(…)

Dottie Berger MacKinnon Is Honored For Making A Difference In Tampa Bay

      Every once in a while, you get lucky enough to meet someone who truly makes a difference in someone’s life. Earlier this month, at the Glazer Children’s Museum, Dottie Berger MacKinnon was honored for her selfless dedication to making the lives of thousands of abused and neglected children better in the Tampa(…)

New Moms Can Get Out With Small Fry Society

      Mommies-to-be and mom’s with new babies looking to get involved in fun activities outside the house need look no further than small fry society and bun in the oven bunch. Amy Lundy, founder, was inspired to start up small fry society and bun in the oven bunch after her own experience trying(…)

Sheriff’s Office Encourages Residents To Turn In Old Medicine

  It was a day of success as the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with Home Instead Senior Care of Sun City, provided area residents a way of properly disposing of their outdated, unwanted prescription medicines and drugs this month. Under the supervision of HCSO District IV, Master Deputy and Community Resource Officer (CRD)(…)

Friends, Family Unite to Support 3-Year-Old Brandon Girl

Once the word was out, it spread quickly in support of  Tatumn Woodworth, of Brandon, a 3-year-old little girl, who was recently been diagnosed with Diffused Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, also known as Brain Stem Glioma, a rare tumor on the stem of her brain. Explaining Tatumn’s condition, her mother, Bonnie, said that until mid-August things(…)

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Painting From The Heart Looking For Entries For Second Annual Paint Giveaway

What started as yet another charitable endeavor for local businessman Rob Silver, owner of Dynamic Painting USA, has morphed into an annual campaign called “Painting from the Heart.” Last year, Silver began this program asking local residents to nominate families and houses needing a paint job. Narrowing down the entries to pick a winner was(…)

Divine Designs Hosts Successful Fundraiser

Whether we admit it or not, hair is kind of a big deal. It’s a source of pride and identity for both men and women. A Rapunzel Day event is not necessarily about learning to maintain long hair like Rapunzel’s; it’s about helping cancer patients keep their hair. The Rapunzel Project, founded by two breast(…)

Denizens Of The Deep Family Fish Fry Returns For Its 18th Year

Staff Report What do live music, a castle, a zoo and over a half ton of food have in common?  They’re all a part of the 18th annual Denizens of the Deep Southern Family Fish Fry being held Saturday, November 5, at Rotary’s Camp Florida, located at 1915 Camp Florida Rd. in Brandon, north of(…)