Photo Archives To Host Special Reception And Narrated Tour Of Plant City Sculptures Exhibit

Photo Archives To Host Special Reception And Narrated Tour Of Plant City Sculptures Exhibit

  By Kathy L. Collins In celebration of the sculptures exhibit that has made a return visit to Plant City, the Plant City Photo Archives and History Center will host a special reception at the Photo Archives, located at 106 S. Evers St. in Plant City, on Tuesday, October 28, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The […]

Brandon’s History Comes Alive In Collection Of Photographs On Display At Center Place

Brandon’s History Comes Alive In Collection Of Photographs On Display At Center Place

  By Kathy L. Collins Since the founding of Brandon in 1890, the area has grown and developed into more than just a suburb of Tampa. Unfortunately, the rich history of Brandon is not taught in local schools. The history of the area exists only through stories and photographs that have been faithfully preserved. Brandon’s […]

Bloomingdale Football Scores Big During Homecoming Night Against East Bay

Bloomingdale Football Scores Big During Homecoming Night Against East Bay

  By Tamas Mondovics For most fans, the highlight of every high school football season is the homecoming game under the Friday night lights, not to mention the highlight of the event; the crowning of the homecoming king and queen. The only thing that tops that is winning the game, especially when the victory extends […]

October Brandon 2014 Business Column

October Brandon 2014 Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer The Learning Experience Comes to Riverview The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education held a ribbon cutting ceremony last month for its new location at 3705 S. U.S. Hwy. 301 in Riverview. The new center will give children the opportunity to receive an early start to their education and help them […]

Applications Now Accepted For Tenth Annual WEDU Be More Awards

Applications Now Accepted For Tenth Annual WEDU Be More Awards

  Staff Report For the tenth consecutive year, WEDU, West Central Florida’s primary PBS station, is accepting applications and nominations that highlight the best work from area 501(c)(3) organizations, which will be celebrated at the February 12, 2015 WEDU Be More Awards ceremony and luncheon. Now through Thursday, October 30, WEDU will accept applications for […]

Annual HOA Budget, Neighborhood Watch Program & More In South Ridge Community

Annual HOA Budget, Neighborhood Watch Program & More In South Ridge Community

  By Kim Ruiz Annual HOA Budget The annual Homeowners Association (HOA) budget meeting for South Ridge is Thursday, November 6, in the Fellowship Hall of Kings Ave. Baptist Church next the South Ridge community.  The board will review and approve the budget for 2015 based on current and expected expenses for the coming year.  Homeowners […]

New Brandon/Valrico Pitch Group Talks Real Estate

New Brandon/Valrico Pitch Group Talks Real Estate

  By Michelle Caceres The staff at Slugger’s Café on Bloomingdale Ave. isn’t flipping burgers at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesdays, but the restaurant is open and occupied by dozens of real estate professionals coming together to share information about their listings, articulate buyers wants and needs, and announce open house events. The Brandon/Valrico Pitch Group, […]

Crime Stoppers Tip Leads To Three Arrests

Crime Stoppers Tip Leads To Three Arrests

  By Tamas Mondovics One Brandon and two Riverview area residents were arrested earlier this month on drug-related charges including possession of a firearm and a felony probation violation. Hillsborough County Sheriffs deputies got their break following a Crime-stoppers tip, which led to the arrests. The tip sent deputies to the residence of Eric Jordan […]

Brandon Community Members Jailed In Fight To Help MDA

Brandon Community Members Jailed In Fight To Help MDA

  By Michelle Colesanti In early October, members of the Brandon Community volunteered to go to jail. It was for a good cause – helping to raise money to help fight muscular dystrophy.   There were 55 local participants at the event held at Bahama Breeze in Westfield Brandon. By helping to raise money prior […]

Family Promise Of Greater Brandon Helps Homeless Families In The Community

Family Promise Of Greater Brandon Helps Homeless Families In The Community

  By Libby Hopkins Many families in the community struggle to stay ahead in today’s economy. They face daily decisions of paying their bills or feeding their family. Some families end up losing the struggle and become homeless. Family Promise of Greater Brandon wants those in need in the community to know that it is […]