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Be A Part Of The Magic Of Making Music With The New Directions Orchestra And Chorus

DeBy Kathy L. Collins Did you take music lessons or study a musical instrument when you were younger? Have you ever wanted to pick up and play the instrument again as a part of an orchestra? If you are 21 years and older and want to get back to playing your beloved instrument, come out […]

Entertainment Awaits At the 2012 Momentum Festival Featuring Brandon Idol

The 12th Annual Momentum Festival with Brandon Idol will be held on Saturday, September 29. This exciting and fun filled event, known as “Music, Arts, Entertainment- Served Fried on a Stick,” will take place at 800 Centennial Lodge Dr. (The Brandon Elks Lodge) in Brandon. Brandon Idol Teen will take place at 1 p.m. Brandon […]

Rock N Pineapple Gets Big Votes In Shop Local

Rock N Pineapple Gets Big Votes In Shop Local

Since the day it opened, Rock N Pineapple in Plaza Bella on the corner of Bloomingdale and Bell Shoals, has embraced the Shop Local campaign. Servers make sure to give every diner at the new restaurant a Shop Local postcard and to ask them to go online and vote for them as the best restaurant. […]

Comments on Brandon Community Plan Welcome

Comments on Brandon Community Plan Welcome

The public is invited to attend an open house on Thursday, March 26 to view the proposed Brandon Community Plan.  The meeting is open, and the public is invited to drop by anytime between 5:30 and 7 p.m. at the Brandon Regional Service Center at 311 Pauls Dr. in Brandon. Since August of 2007, community […]

Morningstar Named Ambassador Of The Year

Morningstar Named Ambassador Of The Year

Local Brandon resident and owner of local electric company, Morningstar Electric, Tammy Morningstar has been selected as the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce’s Ambassador of the Year. Morningstar is co-owner of Morningstar Electric, located at 506 Shamrock Rd. in Brandon, with her husband, Ken. “I was completely surprised when I was announced as the winner […]

Support Cancer Research: Walk

Keep on walking: That is the mantra participants of the upcoming 13th Annual American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life will be silently thinking as they continuously strut around Brandon High School’s track one day into the next, bringing honor and remembrance to a brother, sister, mother, father, friend or colleague battling or lost to […]

Brandon Regional Unveils New Cancer Treatment With CyberKnife

  By Kathy L. Collins Brandon Regional Hospital held a ribbon cutting ceremony in early March and unveiled its newest weapon in the fight against cancer, CyberKnife.

Local Real Estate Agent Ranks Tops On Recent Kenst Report

The real estate boom of 2005 and 2006, coupled with the chance of starting a financially-secure and promising new career, enticed many to join the ranks of eager agents. Of course, the subsequent downward spiral of the market has seen its casualties as well, which has included a number of seasoned realtors in the Tampa […]

Eye on Business January Brandon

Japanese Steakhouse Coming To Brandon Kobe Steakhouse, a chain of restaurants with locations also in Tampa, Clearwater and Orlando, will soon be open on S.R. 60, across from the Westfield Brandon mall. The steakhouse will sit in the same building that used to house Benningan’s, which closed in July. Currently, the only Benningan’s in the […]

Engines Rev For ECHO Car Show

Looking to flaunt your car this February? Then why not take part in the First Annual Charity Car Show taking place at Lifestyles Family Fitness, helping locally-known charity Emergency Care Help Organization (ECHO) in the process. Taking place on Saturday, February 21, at Lifestyles, located at 623 Oakfield Dr. in Brandon, car enthusiasts, alongside their […]