Student Helps Fill Gift Closet At Kid’s Hospital

By Kate Quesada At this time of year, many residents are looking for ways to help those less fortunate than themselves. Nine-year-old Valrico resident Addison...

Stowers Students Unite To Dedicate Butterfly Sculpture For Lilli

By Caitlin Masessa On Thursday, May 18, the community of Stowers Elementary School came together to dedicate a newly designed Butterfly Sculpture in memory of...

Grace Notes: Asking The Hard Question

By Debora Coty Something caught my eye the other day while I was enjoying a little He & Me time with Papa God. I was reading...

Grace Notes: Fish Out Of Water

There I was, feeling a bit like a fish out of water—an English-only Southern Baptist at a Hispanic Catholic funeral. Everyone around me was kneeling...

Live Like You Mean It Recipe For “The Good Life”

By Derek Maul Sunday afternoon Rebekah and I drove up to Richmond to see the grandchildren. David and Beks are four and two now; Not...

Finding Real Hope, Real Life This Easter

Hope is a beautiful word and a powerful force. We hope for many things but those hopes aren’t always realized. There is, however,...

Local Youth Take Unique Approach To Leadership

By Stephanie Meyers It is no secret that today’s youth feel pressure. Pressure to excel in school, go to college, get a job, etc. How...

Year In Review—Updates On The Top Stories From 2018: Two Local...

2018 was yet another successful year for local Relay for Life events. The FishHawk Relay, held at Newsome High School, raised $170,000 thanks to work...

Faith and Footprints: March 2016

By Kelly Wise Valdes Built in honor of Ireland’s patron saint, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral stands adjacent to the famous well where Saint Patrick baptized new...

Ninety-Nine-Year-Old Ledbetter Says Walking Everyday Is Key

By Michelle Caceres Starting an exercise regimen is never easy, especially at ninety-six-years-old. For Tampa resident Howard Ledbetter it took encouragement from his niece, who...