HCSO Reports 50 Percent Drop In Area Crime Since 2007

By Tamas Mondovics The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office was pleased to announce that its deputies are making a difference in the quality of life in our county. Led by Hillsborough County Sheriff David Gee, who has just begun his third term, the department has seen the reduction of overall crime in Hillsborough County for the(…)

Re/Max Realtor Sponsors Newspaper Delivery To Valencia Lakes Residents

Staff Report When Marie Wise and husband Ryan moved to Florida from Ohio 10 years ago, the couple built a gorgeous custom home in a big subdivision. But, soon after, the couple realized that home ownership and the burden of upkeep was too much. When GL Homes launched its resort style new home community six(…)

Learn Sports Fundamentals At New Indoor Fundy’s Sports Academy

By Kathy L. Collins Knowing the fundamentals are essential to success in every day life. Learning the fundamentals in sports is integral to success. These are just some of the reasons why former Major League players, Dave LaPoint, a resident of Riverview and Damian Rolls, a resident of Tampa, have founded Fundy’s Sports Academy, located(…)

County Names New Road After Community Advocate, David Kulow

By Tamas Mondovics David Kulow Ln., also known as “Road B”, a newly constructed road built as part of the Boyette Rd. widening project, was dedicated last month in honor of its namesake in the presence of Hillsborough County officials, Boyette Springs community representatives, as well as friends and family. According to Patrick Murray with(…)

Fire Rescue To Upgrade Area Fire Stations, Build New Training Center

By Tamas Mondovics Hillsborough County Fire Rescue officials have confirmed that the department is in the process of a major overhaul of a number of its old outdated stations throughout the county. Fire Rescue spokesman, Ronnie Rivera, said that the department plans to renovate, upgrade or relocate and rebuild a total of nine of its(…)

Riverview Teen Selected As The First Tee Scholar

By Staff Report Ashante Sanders from The First Tee of Tampa Bay, a program of the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA that introduces young people to the game of golf and its inherent values, has earned the national designation of The First Tee Scholar – Class of 2013. Seventeen-year-old Sanders is a senior at Riverview High(…)

Local Dentist Gets Creative With Dental Membership Program

By Marie Gilmore Going to the dentist without any dental coverage can be a scary proposition. This often leads to adults and children that wait until there is a dental emergency before finally going to the dentist. Without preventative care and an established relationship, dental visits can be painful for both the mouth and the(…)

Brandon Rental Celebrates 40 Years

By Adam Musgrave When A.T. “Red” Glass moved to Brandon in 1970, he never expected he would leave a legacy for his family and for Eastern Hillsborough County that would last 40 years. Today, Brandon Rental Centers continues its tradition of excellent service in the rental of everything from electrical and heavy loading equipment to(…)

Nashville Hall Of Fame Concert Tour Comes To United Methodist Church Of Sun City Center

By Kathy L. Collins If you like Southern Gospel or Contemporary Christian music, then you will not want to miss the concert tour of Nashville Music Hall of Fame members, Richard Kiser and Charlie McCoy. Kiser and McCoy will bring their concert tour to the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, located at 1210(…)

Family Wins Free Rent For A Year

Family Wins Free Rent For A Year

By Michelle Caceres Rebecca Wilson had one entry in the Live Free for a Year Sweepstakes at The Preserve at Alafia. Just one entry among hundreds. Her dismal chances of winning didn’t stop her and her daughter from attending the party in February where the winner would be announced. “I thought it would be a(…)