Andrew’s Aluminum Shows Anyone Can Make A Difference

It can be extremely difficult for adults living with special needs to find employment, but 20-year-old Andrew Spruill has found a creative way to...

Couple Gets Engaged At ‘Senior’ Prom

On June 22, the lives of Jaime Rodriguez, age 78, and Luz Rivera, age 69, changed forever when Rodriguez popped the question at the...

Resident Celebrates 102 Years And Stays Active With Knitting, Word Search...

Stella Bumble recently achieved a milestone few people reach. The Seffner resident, who was born in Southhampton, New York in 1916 celebrated her 102nd...

Newsome Junior Brings Music To The Bridges Residents For Gold Project

By Janet Noah Newsome High School Junior, Kristin Reagin, goes for the gold with her recent project, ‘Medicine for the Soul.’ Open only to girls...

Local Elementary Student And Grandpa Publish Adventure Book

Writing and publishing a book is no easy feat, but local seven-year-old Christian Patrick is no ordinary first grader. Along with his grandfather, Patrick...

Chipotle Fundraiser Planned To Support The Potentials Foundation

Little but mighty- That is the way James Linn of Valrico describes his 19-year-old daughter, Allie Linn. Allie has a form of primordial dwarfism...

Riverview Resident And Purple Heart Recipient Celebrates 75th Birthday

Gordon Beadle, a resident of Riverview, is celebrating his 75th birthday this month. When he was a young Marine fighting in Vietnam in 1965,...

Riverview High Swimmer Uses Lightning Grant To Save Lives

Riverview High School senior Katherine Newcomb is teaming up with Brandon Sports and Aquatics Club (BSAC) to save lives thanks to a grant from...

Student Gives Back To Community, One ‘Sole’ At A Time

Camden Grant looks like your ordinary 8th grader at Randall Middle School, except she is anything but ordinary. Her school is a huge proponent...

Ten Year Celebration Of Life Fundraiser Celebrates Queena’s Journey

In April 2008, a young woman, formerly known as the Bloomingdale Library Attack Survivor, was brutally raped, beaten and left to die outside of...