BRANDON — Before the colorful floats begin to line up on Lumsden Road, before the convertibles, festooned with red, white and blue decorations, roll into order, they will come.
BRANDON — Standing behind the bar mixing drinks with names like Mustang Mary, Bootlegger and Antifreeze Cooler, bartenders Stephanie Lozada and Laura Robaina occasionally stop what they're doing to step on a service station hose that rings the ahooga horn on the Model A Ford hanging overhead.
The group of grade school students ranging in age from 9 to 12 gathered in a circle for the second session of the Summer Literacy Club.
SUN CITY CENTER — The soft-spoken gentleman from Georgia smiles as he gazes out the window of his luxury apartment in Freedom Plaza.
RIVERVIEW — After three years of providing elementary and middle school education to students with specific learning disabilities out of a rental space, the Riverview campus of Pepin Academies will construct a two-story, U-shaped building in time for the 2016-17 school year.
BRANDON — For 19 years, Tommy Green served as senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Brandon.
Spice of life. This is the month of diverse opportunity. The choice of species is unlimited. You can target snook and tarpon in the morning. Then fish for Spanish mackerel, snapper, shark and cobia in the afternoon. Bait is loaded throughout Tampa Bay, so catching fish should be fairly easy this month.
A team of volunteers gathered in my neighbor's yard one recent Saturday and took on the arduous task of removing a dying oak tree.
As a widow, she needed the help.
BRANDON — When 12-year-old Tyler Davis starts classes on Aug. 18, his school day won't just include English, math, science and social studies.
Summer Dog Days. Copious amounts of rain coupled with stifling heat have made conditions somewhat tough in Tampa Bay. Brutal afternoons are a good reason to get an early start to beat the lightning and or heat exhaustion. Most game fish are active until it gets really hot outside.