History Mystery: Where Was The Valrico Van Sant School?

By Charles Nelson Recently, a reader asked about the location of Valrico’s defunct Van Sant School. Thanks to a 1916 map of Valrico, the school’s...

Heifer Alternative Gift Market Goes Virtual

Valrico area residents are working hard to help others around the world, despite the pandemic. Among them is First Presbyterian Church of Brandon, which...

October 18 Update: COVID-19 Case Data For Local Hillsborough County Areas

Update on local COVID-19 cases as of 9:25 a.m. on October 18, 2020. NO NEW CASES REPORTED IN: Wimauma and Gibsonton. Since October 17 at 9:25...

October 17 Update: COVID-19 Case Data For Local Hillsborough County Areas

Update on local COVID-19 cases as of 9:25 a.m. on October 17, 2020. NO NEW CASES REPORTED IN: Gibsonton. Since October 16 at 9:25 a.m., Riverview...

October 16 Update: COVID-19 Case Data For Local Hillsborough County Areas

Update on local COVID-19 cases as of 9:25 a.m. on October 16, 2020. Since October 15 at 9:25 a.m., Riverview (10 new cases) had the...

Living In COVID: Having Surgery During The Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has given us many new challenges in recent months, but those experiencing the most challenges are people who have had to...

Living In COVID: Adopting A New COVID-19 Family Pet

Pet adoption has been on the rise with the recent pandemic. Since many people are staying home and social distancing, they are realizing they...

Bloomingdale High Teens, Friends Since Middle School, Become National Merit Semifinalists

Mathematics can be a difficult subject for some students, but it seems to come to Jude Delikat (17), Joseph Neidig (17) and Trey Hydock...

All-Girl Boy Scout Troop 901 Seeks New Members

Scout Leader Elizabeth Hinkle’s Troop 901 kids love to camp, tie knots and spend time outdoors. They enjoy all of the activities and experiences...

Pecans For Sale, Jack O’ Lantern Extravaganza & More

Compiled by Jenny Bennett Orangetheory Fitness Donates To Feeding Tampa Bay Orangetheory Fitness was proud to stand with Feeding Tampa Bay during September for Hunger Action...