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Public Hearing For Expansion of Valrico Rec Center

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE USE March 5, 2009 Public Meeting Scheduled to Discuss the Proposed Phase II of the Development of the Valrico Recreation Center Hillsborough County will hold a public meeting to discuss Phase II of the Development of the Valrico Recreation Center.

Brandon ‘86 Rotary Club Celebrates

By De’ger Saner Brandon ‘86 Rotary Club held its annual charity check presentations and gave over $25,000 to eight charities in December, which included $10,000 for Brandon Outreach Clinic, a matching grant partnering with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida. “This gift was made at the request of the Brandon ‘86 Rotary Club,” wrote […]

Newland Communities Renames Lake Hutto To Circa FishHawk

By Michelle Caceres It’s not a part of FishHawk Ranch, but the 700-acre site formerly known as Lake Hutto has been renamed Circa FishHawk to reflect its close proximity to the master-planned behemoth. FishHawk and Circa developer Newland Communities and its advertising agency worked closely to settle on the new name.

TB Water Suing For Cracked Walls

As if the ongoing water shortage was not enough to deal with, members of the Tampa Bay Water Board have another issue on their hands. During a recent meeting, the board unanimously voted to sue the three companies: HDR Engineering, Barnard Construction and Construction Dynamics Group, which have been involved with the design and construction […]

Council Meeting Focuses On Gang Awareness

“There are more than 30,000 documented gangs in the U.S., with more than a million certified gang members,” said detective Mark Wilder, of the Hillsborough County Sherriff’s Office (HSCO) Gang Unit, during the recently held Bloomingdale area community council meeting. What do these numbers mean for Hillsborough County? Wilder explained that as of the second […]

Public Meeting To Discuss Lithia Pinecrest Road Project Development & Environmental (PD&E) Study

Public Meeting To Discuss Lithia Pinecrest Road Project Development & Environmental (PD&E) Study Hillsborough County, in cooperation with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), will hold a public meeting to discuss the Project Development and Environmental Study for Lithia Pinecrest Road in the Brandon area. The Study evaluates the proposed widening of Lithia Pinecrest Road […]

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 […]

New Library On Schedule For 2008

“I think the new library will prove to be a wonderful edition in the community,” said chief librarian Marilyn Shynett, as she talked about the soon to be completed new Seffner-Mango Branch Public Library located at 410 N. Kingsway Road, in the heart of Seffner. Local residents are currently visiting the twice-moved existing and much […]