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Year In Review – Updates On The Top Stories From 2020:...

By Linda Chion Kenney As the COVID-19 pandemic affected the Greater Brandon area, more residents began relying to Seeds of Hope for food and support. At...

GNC Smoothie Shop Opening In Bloomingdale Square Offers Popular Beet Boost...

GNC is known for vitamins and healthy supplements, but now the GNC in Bloomingdale will be offering healthy, fresh smoothies in addition to the...

Neighborhood Staple Willie’s Seafood Closes After 45 Years In Business

Willie’s Seafood in Valrico has been a Brandon staple for more than 45 years. The Robinson family owns the community-loved restaurant and the family...

Lasagna Love Prepares And Delivers Meals As A Community Act Of...

By Gwen Rollings Of all the wear and tear associated with COVID-19 during the past year, mealtimes have taken a serious toll on many peoples’...

Chick-fil-A Brings 100 Jobs With Opening Of Newest Riverview Location

Loyal Chick-fil-A lovers know that traditionally, when a new store opens, 100 lucky residents receive free food for a year, but due to the...

Local First Responder And Healthcare Workers Bring First Eggs Up Grill...

Riverview area residents now have a new place to enjoy breakfast, brunch and lunch. Eggs Up Grill recently opened its first Tampa Bay area...

Encore Residents In FishHawk Provide Free Meals To Fire Rescue Heroes

During the months of September and October, 40 FishHawk Ranch residents living at Encore by David Weekley Homes purchased and distributed a total of...

Local Girl Scout Troop ‘Free Little Pantry’ Offers Food

By Dominique Asher Earlier in June, a local Girl Scout troop, Troop 33304, began to work on their Bronze Award, a girl-led Take Action project...

Clarke Automotive Systems Hosts First Annual Pie Contest, Cash Prizes For...

Bob Clarke is a pillar of the Brandon community. He is the owner of Clarke Automotive Systems, which has been a part of the...

Feeding Tampa Bay Hosts Mega Pantries In Area Including HCC Brandon

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has weakened our local economy and this has caused many people from our community to become unemployed. Feeding Tampa Bay...