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Gornto Lake Road Extension Opens Ahead Of Schedule

Gornto Lake Road Extension Opens Ahead Of Schedule

By Tamas Mondovics The weather may have been able to stop the highly anticipated ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled to feature Hillsborough County Officials, representatives from the Brandon Westfield Mall and Chamber of Commerce, but did not hold back the long-awaited official opening of the brand new South Gornto Lake Rd. Expansion last month. On Tuesday,(…)

The Investigator Plays For Extended Week In Theatres

The Investigator Plays For Extended Week In Theatres

Press Release A Special Message From Gabriel’s Messenger Films  The Investigator’s theatrical run has been extended again! As we receive this third week in theaters, which has exceeded all expectations, we want to do something extra special this weekend. As part of our mission, Gabriel’s Messenger Films has always committed to donating 10% of profits(…)

Overwhelming Demand For Kirk Cameron’s UNSTOPPABLE Creates Second Showing on October 3

Overwhelming Demand For Kirk Cameron’s UNSTOPPABLE Creates Second Showing on October 3

Press Release Due to overwhelming demand, a pre-recorded encore presentation of UNSTOPPABLE: A LIVE EVENT WITH KIRK CAMERON will broadcast to select movie theaters on Thursday, October 3 at 7:00 pm including the Regency 20 near the Westfield Brandon Mall. The original live event will take place on Tuesday, September 24 from The Vines Center at Liberty(…)

Bell Shoals Road Widening Construction To Begin In January

Bell Shoals Road Widening Construction To Begin In January

Even as the ongoing road construction on Boyette Rd. in Riverview continues to test motorists’ patience on a daily basis, Hillsborough County confirmed its plans of widening a 3.1 mile stretch of nearby Bell Shoals Rd. Close to 300 residents attended a public meeting in connection with the project held at the Boyette Springs Elementary(…)

Unwanted Garbage Cans To Be Collected Curbside Week Of Sept. 23

Unwanted Garbage Cans To Be Collected Curbside Week Of Sept. 23

After months of speculating, the question about what to do with old trash cans once the new carts take over the block the week of September 20, 2013, have now been answered. A recent release from the County Public Utilities Department  revealed that there are now three options available for customers who are not able(…)

Residents Support Legal Action Against County For Big Box Property

Residents Support Legal Action Against County For Big Box Property

By Tamas Mondovics During the first community meeting in months, residents who have formed the Bloomingdale Can-Do, a local group fighting a big box rezoning on Bloomingdale Ave., were joined by a throng of fellow residents from neighboring communities also opposed to the development. Rumored is a Walmart Supercenter, apartments and commercial on a 45-acre(…)

The Investigator Opens In Theaters September 13

The Investigator Opens In Theaters September 13

Press Release The captivating feature film, The Investigator, starring Wade Williams and David Sanborn (West Side Story, The Miracle and King David) will be opening in St. Petersburg, Tampa, Bradenton, Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando. Releasing in theaters September 13 2013, the film is written and inspired by events in the life of Rich Romano (brother(…)

South Coast Greenway Trail Gaining Momentum

South Coast Greenway Trail Gaining Momentum

By Sharon Still The Hillsborough County Commission recently allocated $400,000 for the design of Phase One of the South Coast Greenway Trail, a trail that when completed is expected to run for ten linear miles west of Interstate 75, connecting Little Manatee River Preserve and Gibsonton. The Greenway Trail Project started in the mid-1980s in(…)

Pepin Celebrates Opening Of New Riverview Charter School Campus

Pepin Celebrates Opening Of New Riverview Charter School Campus

By Tamas Mondovics With the renovation of an existing building finished just in time for the 2013-2014 school year, Pepin Academies, a K-12 tuition-free charter school for boys and girls with learning disabilities, has opened the doors to its Riverview campus last month. Pepin Academies started in 1999 at the corner of Hillsborough Ave. and(…)

Manhunt Ends With Sexual Battery and Home Invasion Robberies Suspect Shot by Law Enforcement Personnel

Manhunt Ends With Sexual Battery and Home Invasion Robberies Suspect Shot by Law Enforcement Personnel

By Tamas Mondovics A major manhunt, which began late last night, Sept. 5, by Tampa Police and Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives has ended this afternoon. Charlie Christopher Bates, 24, who has been connected to a series of random acts of violence including sexual battery and home invasion robberies in the USF Tampa campus vicinity,(…)