HCSO Launches “Got Brakes?” Campaign as 1,100 School Buses Take to Area Roads

HCSO Launches “Got Brakes?” Campaign as 1,100 School Buses Take to Area Roads

By Tamas Mondovics The bittersweet start of the school year means increased rush-hour traffic, joined by the 1,100 buses on area roads transporting more than 91,000 students daily through early-morning and mid-afternoon traffic. Back to school also brings an increased presence of HCSO deputies out in force, in patrol cruisers, motorcycles and unmarked vehicles keeping […]

Pick Your Favorite Concerts with a Compose-Your-Own Series

Pick Your Favorite Concerts with a Compose-Your-Own Series

By Henry Adams The Florida Orchestra has ten different concert series to choose from ranging from three-concert packages up to a 14-concert package, and depending on your musical tastes, you can choose to attend the Tampa Bay Times Masterworks, Duke Energy Morning Masterworks, Raymond James Pops, Rock Concerts or Morning Coffee Concerts. Thousands of the […]

Stacy White Launches Campaign for BOCC District 4 Seat

Stacy White Launches Campaign for BOCC District 4 Seat

By Tamas Mondovics Three years ago, Stacy R. White was elected to the Hillsborough County School Board, but his interest to take his public service to the next level has never been stronger. To confirm his ambition, White officially filed his decision to run for a seat on the Hillsborough County Commission (District 4) which […]

FH Rookies 8U Navy All Stars Journey

FH Rookies 8U Navy All Stars Journey

Staff Report This summer, a special group of boys from the FishHawk community had quite an experience representing FishHawk Youth Baseball as the FishHawk 8 and Under All Stars Navy. It was a rough start at the beginning of their season. Their first tournament was at Eagle Lake and the team opened up 1-2 with […]

England: Off the Beaten Path

England: Off the Beaten Path

By Alicia Squillante Traveling abroad was always an item on my bucket list. Growing up I developed a bad case of wanderlust after a few trips north, usually to North Carolina, Ohio and everywhere in between.  After I graduated college in 2007 I decided to plan my first solo excursion outside of Florida and from […]

Hess & VanLandschoot Orthodontics to Open a New Office

Hess & VanLandschoot Orthodontics to Open a New Office

                    Staff Report Dr. Michael Hess and Dr. Toby VanLandschoot are pleased to announce a new second office location to open in October in the Lithia/FishHawk area. Hess & VanLandschoot Orthodontic’s second location will provide all the same outstanding quality orthodontic care, fantastic customer service and […]

Give Students The Tools They Need To Succeed By Supporting The Teaching Tools Breakfast

Give Students The Tools They Need To Succeed By Supporting The Teaching Tools Breakfast

By Kathy L. Collins Join the Hillsborough Education Foundation and others at the Annual Teaching Tools Breakfast on Thursday, September 12 at the Hilton Tampa Downtown located at 211 N. Tampa St. Registration is at 7 a.m. The breakfast and program will take place from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. The breakfast is free, but donations […]

Tampa Bay History Center Opens Largest-Ever Exhibition Of Florida Cartography

Tampa Bay History Center Opens Largest-Ever Exhibition Of Florida Cartography

By Kathy L. Collins As Florida celebrates the quincentenary (500 hundred years) of Ponce de Leon’s 1513 landing on Florida’s shores, the Tampa Bay History Center presents Charting the Land of Flowers: 500 years of Florida Maps. The exhibition opens on Saturday, September 21. This is the most comprehensive exhibition of Florida cartography ever presented. […]

Seffner Thrift Store Gives Back to the Community

Seffner Thrift Store Gives Back to the Community

  By Libby Hopkins “Kokua Lima” is Hawaiian for “helping hands” and that’s what Dellenna Wilson and her family wants to be for the Seffner community. The Wilson’s recently moved to the Seffner community from Hawaii because Wilson’s father was ill. Her husband, David, resigned from his job in Hawaii and took a new job […]

Learn How to Become a Published Author at the Florida Inspirational Writer’s Retreat

Learn How to Become a Published Author at the Florida Inspirational Writer’s Retreat

By Andria Barrios Tim Lowry, representative and Chief Operations Officer of Ambassador International Publishing, will be a guest speaker at the Florida Inspirational Writer’s Retreat on Saturday, September 28. Aspiring writers will have the opportunity to ask questions, share ideas, and even possibly begin the road to becoming a published author through Ambassador International Publishing. […]