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Break Out the Confetti and Party Hats for Camp Bow Wow Tampa South Shore’s Grand Opening and Adoption Event

Camp Bow Wow® Tampa South Shore Celebrates its Grand Opening and Dog Adoption Event on March 21st from 10 AM- 3 PM Stop By and Get Prizes for Your Pooch with all Proceeds Benefiting Local Rescue Groups and Camp Bow Wow Buddies.

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Center Places Seeks Wild Dames

The men may have rotary night, but the ladies have Wild Dame Night. This evening for adult ladies only will be held on Saturday, February 21, at Center Place Fine Arts & Civic Association located at 619 Vonderburg Dr. Ste. B, adjacent to the Brandon Library. This year’s event is not only a night of […]

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, […]

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 […]

E.R. Continues To Improve Its Service

For most people going to the ER is a two fold problem. One is the medical emergency itself, the other is actually being there. Many who visit their local hospital emergency room likely think about the lengthy visit they will have to endure while wondering what kind of care they are actually going to receive, […]