Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Hillsborough News

Hillsborough MPO holds Southshore transit meeting

Hillsborough MPO holds Southshore transit meeting

Hillsborough MPO will hold an open house from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday (Sept. 13) at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way in Ruskin. The open house will cover the SouthShore Transit Study reevaluation.All residents who want better t...
Published: 09/06/18
Updated: 09/10/18
Society Datebook 2018-19, Tampa style

Society Datebook 2018-19, Tampa style

#DrinkDanceDonateThe Tampa Bay Times/Tampa Tribune annual Society Datebook, Sept. 2018-May 2019SeptemberSept. 7: Imagination: A Gala to benefit Glazer Children’s Museum; 6:30 p.m.; Glazer Children’s Museum; $250, or $125 for ages 21 to 35; (813) 443-...
Published: 09/07/18
Updated: 09/10/18
Enhanced Nebraska Mini-Mart is back in Seminole Heights

Enhanced Nebraska Mini-Mart is back in Seminole Heights

Many of Seminole Heights new businesses have built on the district’s historic roots and traditions. Rooster & the Till co-owners Ferrell Alvarez and Ty Rodriguez had that idea in mind when they revamped their newest concept, Nebraska Mini-Mart, which...
Published: 09/06/18
Updated: 09/10/18
West-Coast based concept, Burgerim, opens in downtown Tampa

West-Coast based concept, Burgerim, opens in downtown Tampa

The California based fast-casual burger concept Burgerim that has quickly grown in various locations since its first location opened in 2011, has reached Tampa and is slated to open this fall at 808 N Franklin St. Spokesperson Ashley Lindley says whe...
Published: 08/30/18
Updated: 09/10/18
Editorial: A reminder of why a divisive debate ended in the removal of a Confederate memorial

Editorial: A reminder of why a divisive debate ended in the removal of a Confederate memorial

Had they set out to find a conspicuous spot to display Hillsborough County’s divisive Confederate memorial, members of the Judah P. Benjamin Camp #2210 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans couldn’t have chosen better. • Hard-by busy U.S. 60 in Valrico...
Published: 09/06/18
Updated: 09/10/18
Lithia school moms create nonprofit to boost school security

Lithia school moms create nonprofit to boost school security

LITHIA — Like most, Jessica Coffman watched in horror on Feb. 14 as reports of another school shooting began to unfold.But this time, it was a little too close to home.As Nikolas Cruz allegedly shot and killed 17 students and staff members at Marjory...
Published: 09/07/18
Updated: 09/09/18
Local ‘March For Our Lives’ to move forward with Curtis Hixon rally

Local ‘March For Our Lives’ to move forward with Curtis Hixon rally

On a day many celebrate with love, the families of 17 students mourned the loss of their loved ones when a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The news stunned and outraged many across the nation, particul...
Published: 09/07/18
Updated: 09/09/18
HCC readies for 50th anniversary with ‘Presidential Showcase’

HCC readies for 50th anniversary with ‘Presidential Showcase’

It began as Hillsborough Junior College with just 1,625 students and five academic programs in temporary quarters at Hillsborough High School.Today, Hillsborough Community College boasts an enrollment of more than 40,000 and 160 academic programs spr...
Published: 09/06/18
Updated: 09/09/18
Event promotes suicide prevention efforts

Event promotes suicide prevention efforts

The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay will host its fourth annual "Beer and Bow Ties" event to raise money to support its suicide prevention and awareness efforts from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday (Sept. 14) at the Orlo House & Ballroom, 315 S Plant Ave. After in...
Published: 09/06/18
Updated: 09/09/18
Seniors ready for Hillsborough County’s ‘Active Life Games’

Seniors ready for Hillsborough County’s ‘Active Life Games’

The Tampa Bay Active Life Games, formerly known as the Tampa Bay Senior Games , will run through Oct. 5-19. The activities for this 38th annual event takes place throughout the City of Tampa, City of Temple Terrace and Hillsborough County. Registrati...
Published: 09/03/18
Updated: 09/09/18