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Bloomingdale Parcel Eyed For New Superstore

Bloomingdale Parcel Eyed For New Superstore

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD SITE PLAN The rumor circulating among Bloomingdale area residents and neighboring Walmart store employees of a new, much bigger store to be built within the community is officially over. Hillsborough County officials confirmed that the Redstone Properties Inc., known for representing Lowe’s and Walmart projects have submitted an application for approval […]

Eye On Business Riverview/Apollo Beach/Ruskin

Eye On Business Riverview/Apollo Beach/Ruskin

Norgard Insurance Holds Ribbon Cutting In early March, Norgard Insurance Group, located at 809 E. Bloomingdale Ave. # 387, hosted a Ribbon Cutting at the Brandon Chamber of Commerce. Norgard Insurance Group offers its clients a variety of benefits the not limited to medical benefits for a group or individual, pre-paid legal, supplemental benefits, life […]

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 […]

Winthrop Buzzes With New Business

Winthrop Town Center in Riverview at the corner of Bloomingdale Ave. and Providence Rd. is flourishing with new businesses opening in the small town-centered plaza. And with homes under construction in the surrounding area, a community Advantage Center planned nearby and a few more spots to fill, Winthrop is becoming a community destination.

Stokes Named Buccaneers 2008 Coach Of The Year

While Buccaneers fans walked away disappointed after the realization that their team will not advance to the playoffs this year, one fan, teacher and high school Varsity football coach took home much more than just memories from the season’s final game. Earlier, Bloomingdale High School coach Jason Stokes was named the Buccaneers 2008 Coach of […]

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 […]

Library Attack Victim’s Recovery Inspired By Community

Every good story seems to start with a hero seeded in trying circumstances due to some foe’s doing, but good always perseveres. Every now and again, life mimics these stories as is the case with the victim of the Bloomingdale Library attack.

Sharks Host First Season Six-Way

“If you have to wrestle Brandon you might as well get it out of the way,” said Riverview wrestling Coach William Sargable following a meet against the Eagles. That being said, the young Riverview team was ready to host its firs 2008-09 season six-way tournament in November, producing some impressive results. Just before the weigh-in, […]

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 […]