Valrico

Check Out The New & Established Businesses At The River Hills Plaza

Check Out The New & Established Businesses At The River Hills Plaza

  As the economy begins to improve, people are getting out and supporting local businesses. A good place to shop, dine and bank is at River Hills Plaza, located at the intersection of Lithia Pinecrest Rd. and Lynx Paw Trl., across from Lithia Springs Elementary School in Valrico. According to Randy Raymond, owner of the […]

Bloomingdale High Celebrates 25 Years With $20 Million Facelift

Bloomingdale High Celebrates 25 Years With $20 Million Facelift

  The smell of fresh paint and the presence of construction equipment greeted the close to 2,400 new and returning Bloomingdale Senior High School students on opening day of the 2012-2013 school year and the school’s ongoing four-phase renovation and remodeling project keeps things busy. The $20 million facelift that began in early 2010 continues […]

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 […]

Valrico January Business Column

Storage facility opening soon Budget Self Storage on S.R. 60 and Miller Rd. is nearing completion. According to its Website, the storage facility will be open in February. Budget Self Storage is located at 2504 S.R. 60 E. in Valrico, for more information call 657-7744, e-mail valrico@budgetselfstorage.bz or visit www.budgetselfstorage.bz. CPA Opens New Office Certified […]

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 […]

YMCA Names Miller Dowdy For Campo Award

Longtime community advocate and developer Miller Dowdy, of Trinity Advisory Group, recently won the YMCA’s Ray Campo Leadership Award, named after Ray Campo, a developer who donated the land for it and two other YMCA facilities. Campo served on the YMCA’s board of directors and, upon his death, also donated more than $1 million toward […]

Community News December

Presbyterian Church Announces Christmas Services The Presbyterian Church of Bloomingdale, located at 710 E. Bloomingdale Ave., has scheduled the following services for the Christmas season: Sunday, December 7 – Advent week two; Sunday, December 14 – Advent week three; Sunday, December 21 – Advent week four; Reverend John Wintringham will preach and the service will […]

Lithia Pinecrest Road Widening Public Meeting Draws Crowds

Hundreds attended a recent public meeting concerning the proposed widening of approximately an 11 mile section of Lithia Pinecrest Rd. from its current two travel lane roadway to a six travel lane roadway, affecting the Brandon, Bloomingdale and Lithia communities from S.R. 60 in Brandon to C.R. 39.

Shop Local Sponsors Are Local Businesses

Local Businesses are getting excited about something these days. It is the idea of being embraced by their community and supported as a local small business. With the new Shop Local campaign in the Osprey Observer