Thursday, September 20, 2018

Hillsborough News

Deputies: Pasco woman escapes attacker after death threats, sexual assault

Deputies: Pasco woman escapes attacker after death threats, sexual assault

PORT RICHEY — She was home doing laundry when he asked to come over. A few hours later she was running from his house, scared for her life after being raped, robbed and kidnapped, according to the Pasco Sheriff’s Office.Tyler Edward Pot...
Published: 09/18/18

Pinellas news briefs

Recreational fishing class to start at Madeira Beach Marina Captain David Zalewski, operator of the charter boat Lucky Too III, will teach a six-week recreational fishing course beginning Oct. 10 at the Madeira Beach City Marina, 503 150th Ave. The c...
Published: 09/17/18
Amy Scherzer’s Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Amy Scherzer’s Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Imagination, a gala"Onward, Upward, Outward" reflects the ambitious goals and theme of Imagination, the 16th annual gala for the Glazer Children’s Museum. Co-chairs Jennifer and Justin Phelps embedded bars and buffets within the exhibits, (antipasto,...
Published: 09/08/18
Updated: 09/15/18
Group readies to restore Tampa’s Urban League chapter

Group readies to restore Tampa’s Urban League chapter

TAMPA — Maybe the second time around will be sweeter for the Tampa-Hillsborough Urban League.At least, that’s the goal of a sponsoring committee that has quietly laid the foundation for the civil rights organization’s return.Founded in 1922, the loca...
Published: 09/10/18
Updated: 09/15/18

Plant City church to screen film that lends support to Bible believers

The God Who Speaks, awarded Best Documentary at the 2018 Christian Worldview Film Festival, begins with a question.What if God could communicate with us?The 90-minute film, featuring interviews with 23 Christian experts, goes on to explore the Bible’...
Published: 09/10/18
Updated: 09/14/18
Former teacher earns SCC ‘Artist of the Month’ honors

Former teacher earns SCC ‘Artist of the Month’ honors

The Art Club of Sun City Center chose Marion Giblin, vice president of the Art club, as its Artist of the Month for September.Giblin has always expressed interest in the arts relating to drawing, painting, crafting and sewing. A former educator, she ...
Published: 09/10/18
Updated: 09/14/18
Tampa company earns special partnership with veterans group

Tampa company earns special partnership with veterans group

Steve Deveaux, the owner of JDog Junk Removal Tampa, and his fiance Danielle Woodruff, the senior vice president of JDog Tampa, have scored a lifetime partnership with new investment and advisory services company, Military Veteran Partners (MVP). On ...
Published: 09/11/18
Updated: 09/14/18
County prepares to move forward with Citrus Park Drive extension

County prepares to move forward with Citrus Park Drive extension

CITRUS PARK — Area residents pored over project maps, plans and queried officials about a proposal to extend Citrus Park Drive at a town hall forum on Monday (Sept. 10).More than 10 years after the original proposal, after setbacks and recession dela...
Published: 09/12/18
Updated: 09/14/18
Hooper: Don’t overlook college’s most valuable learning opportunities

Hooper: Don’t overlook college’s most valuable learning opportunities

MIAMI SHORESFor Holly Kachler, it’s not so much what drew her to the performing arts program at Blake High School, it’s what she took from the experience. All around Hillsborough County, the school district maintains magnet programs that attract stud...
Published: 09/11/18
Updated: 09/14/18
Big Ray’s to set up camp at the Riverwalk

Big Ray’s to set up camp at the Riverwalk

DOWNTOWN — Three years ago Nick Cruz acquired the abandoned Chubasco seafood building on Interbay Blvd. with just $50 in his bank account and introduced Big Ray’s Fish Camp to Tampa because he believed the area lacked decent seafood restaurants. Cruz...
Published: 09/13/18