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Where To Go To See The Lights In Brandon

Looking for something to do with the family during the holidays? Take them out for a drive to the following neighborhoods for a look at some of the most extravagant Christmas lights and decorations. Bring along hot chocolate, blankets and maybe even some hay in the bed of a truck. Christmas Lane Christmas Lane, which […]

Stowers Honored With School Naming

By Michelle Caceres Hillsborough County School Board named the Lithia elementary school located adjacent to FishHawk Ranch after Richard “Dick” Stowers, 79, a local civic leader and businessman that revolutionized the funeral business in the Brandon area. Born in Hillsborough County, Stowers grew up in the Palm River area when Brandon was just a sleepy […]

FREE Disney Admission On Your Birthday in 2009

“Spend your happiest day of the year at the happiest place on Earth,” says Disney World’s Website, referring to its Free Admission on Your Birthday promotion. Beginning in 2009, you can spend your birthday at Disney for free. Disney is also offering specials for first time visitors, reunions, honeymoons, anniversaries and more. Dave Herbst, print […]

Zach Treks To Atlanta To Raise Funds

To commemorate November being National Homeless Youth Awareness Month, Valrico resident Zach Bonner is hitting the pavement and walking 280 miles from Tallahassee to Atlanta Georgia. Last year, the 10-year-old took a 250 mile jaunt from Tampa to Tallahassee to raise awareness of the estimated 1.6 million kids that are homeless in our Country and […]

Valrico Area Press Releases & Events September

Band of Brothers Hosts Dinner Bell Shoals Baptist Church’s Band of Brothers is hosting its annual Sportsmen’s Night scheduled for Monday, September 22, featuring Lt. Colonel Buck “Ballistic” Burney who has over 3,000 hours flying many of our nation’s top fighters, including the F-16 and the F-15. After September 11 terrorist attacks, Buck was one […]