NFL Player Launches PROtential Afterschool & Summer Program In Rivercrest

By Marie Gilmore Former wide-receiver with the Minnesota Vikings, Tony Bland, came up with the idea for PROtential Sports while hosting a series of summer...

East Bay Earns Fifth Flag Football District Title

By Tamas Mondovics East Bay High School Girls Flag Football has done it again. With a 13-6 victory against Bloomingdale, for the fifth time in...

Lennard High School Drama Summer Camp Seeks Community Support

  By Paula MacDonald To say it started with a little idea would be right. Actually, drama sponsor Phillip Goodchild’s idea to organize Lennard High School’s...

Young Cake Decorator Receives Grand Champion Award At Strawberry Festival

Each year, area residents enter the many competitions and exhibits at the Florida Strawberry Festival. This year, the 1st Place winner and Grand Champion...

Step Back In Time At Allen’s Cracker House In Lithia

  By Nicole Heubusch Allen’s Cracker House was built by hand about four years ago. A Florida Cracker House is a house with a woodframe style...

Riverview Resident Builds Gazebo, Butterfly Garden For Eagle Scout Project

  By David “DJ”Nelson, Eagle Scout candidate Riverview resident David “DJ” Nelson has been in scouting since 2004, has risen through the ranks and now is...

Local Charity Looks To Community For Support

By Libby Hopkins The Cookson Hills Toy Run has been referred to as “the best kept secret in the Brandon community,” but for those who...

Riverview Drowning Prevention Specialist Wins Award For Water Smart Tots At...

Riverview’s Kari Bahour, a drowning prevention specialist and founder of Water Smart Tots, took home the Be More Involved Mason Dixon Award for Volunteerism...

Local Boy Scout Troop Reports Record Sales For Annual Fundraiser

By Sandy Meyer Boy Scout Troop 632 in Lithia recently completed its annual spring fundraiser in which more than 9,700 bags of mulch were sold...

New School In Seffner Serving Students With Disabilities

  By Libby Hopkins There is a brand new school in the community making a difference in the lives of its students. Impact Academy in Seffner...