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Durant Athletes Give In A Big Way

With Durant High School Head Basketball Coach Jeffery Shotwell at the helm, athletes from the school’s basketball, track and field, soccer and cheerleading program were able take part in the holiday spirit of giving by helping those in need. “It was good for these student athletes to get involved in community projects and experience the […]

Durant Shows Strength During Six-Way Wrestling Tourney

The first day of the 2008-09 winter school break proved to be an important day in the wrestling arena as a number of local squads, which included Bloomingdale, Newsome, Plant, Durant, Lennard and Jefferson high schools, had the opportunity participate in a six-way tournament hosted by and held at Bloomingdale High School last month. The […]

Eye on Business

Valrico State Bank FishHawk Blvd. recently hosted a Smart Women Finish Rich seminar. The seminar encourages financial freedom and is the first step towards managing one’s own finances. For more information, contact Anita Silverstein at Valrico State Bank in FishHawk at anita.silverstein@valricostate.com. Jaymer-Que Celebrates Anniversary & Grand Opening of Ms. Cyndi’s Cafe On December 3, […]

Interns Learn The Ropes While On Osprey Observer Summer Assignment

Over the summer break, seven students, including college journalism majors, marketing and public relations majors and high school journalists, completed an Osprey Observer internship, a program open to all students interested in learning more about the field and jobs in journalism. “We love to open our doors and teach students about the opportunities available to […]

Bleu Donates Special Day For Victim

There has been a recent outpouring of support from the community for the East Bay High School student who was attacked at Bloomingdale Library in April.

Melonie Hall, Brandon Regional Hospital, Committed to Community

By Derek Maul Born: St Louis, Missouri, 1962 Raised: Freehold, New Jersey Moved to Florida: 1978 Lake Brantley High School, Seminole County: 1980 Florida State University: 1984 Moved to Brandon: 1988 Member: St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church Brandon Regional Hospital’s Melonie Hall is a self-confessed overachiever. As director of marketing and public relations for Brandon’s […]