Saturday, November 17, 2018

Community News

Hooper: ‘Hope sightings’ replenish Metropolitan Ministries’ holiday effort

Hooper: ‘Hope sightings’ replenish Metropolitan Ministries’ holiday effort

Staff, volunteers at the nonprofit have come to cherish serendipitous moments of love
Published: 11/15/18
Rules of the Sidewalk? Tampa grapples with the rented scooter craze

Rules of the Sidewalk? Tampa grapples with the rented scooter craze

Tampa city officials are sifting through applications for a pilot scooter program. Residents could be scooting through the streets by February.
Published: 11/15/18
Charges are being filed against the homeless vet and couple who raised $400,000 for him online

Charges are being filed against the homeless vet and couple who raised $400,000 for him online

The heart warming story of a homeless veteran who saved a woman was all a scheme to make money, prosecutors in New Jersey say.
Published: 11/15/18
Booth Brothers bring Southern Gospel act back to their Brandon roots

Booth Brothers bring Southern Gospel act back to their Brandon roots

Ronnie and Michael Booth and Paul Lancaster will perform at Fellowship Baptist Church Sunday
Published: 11/14/18
Updated: 11/15/18
Hillsborough to be a dumping ground for clay from Hardee County phosphate mine

Hillsborough to be a dumping ground for clay from Hardee County phosphate mine

Hillsborough County Commissioners on Wednesday voted 4-2 in favor of a controversial request by Mosaic to dump clay from its Ona Mine into the Four Corners Mine in southeast Hillsborough County.
Published: 11/14/18
Updated: 11/15/18
All-girls school teacher accused of inappropriate relationship with 14-year-old

All-girls school teacher accused of inappropriate relationship with 14-year-old

Science teacher Jason Osborne is accused of engaging in an inaproproiate relationship with a 14-year-old student at Ferrell Girls Preparatory Academy in Tampa.
Published: 11/14/18
A new, smooth boardwalk greets visitors at Temple Terrace’s Riverhills Park

A new, smooth boardwalk greets visitors at Temple Terrace’s Riverhills Park

For a cost of just under $200,000, the project replaces a decaying wooden boardwalk that had been in use for about 30 years.
Published: 11/14/18
Deputies identify woman found dead in Egypt Lake home

Deputies identify woman found dead in Egypt Lake home

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said Micheline G. Messersmith was the victim of a homicide reported Monday in Tampa's Lake Egypt Estates neighborhood.
Published: 11/14/18
Joe Henderson: Hillsborough voters charted a reasonable path forward with school tax approval

Joe Henderson: Hillsborough voters charted a reasonable path forward with school tax approval

Voters agreed that excellent schools and a decent transportation system are vital to this community.
Published: 11/14/18
Wisconsin company gives guns as a Christmas bonus

Wisconsin company gives guns as a Christmas bonus

A small business owner in Wisconsin decided he didn't want his employees to blow their Christmas bonuses on stress and bills. So instead of cash, he bought them all guns.
Published: 11/14/18