BRANDON — Charles L'Homme carries white trifold pamphlets to many of his meetings for the Bereaved Parents of the USA.
A group of toe tapping, head bopping fans and fellow musicians lined the dimly lit bar thirsty for a drink and a good time. While couples swayed and gyrated on a small dance floor, Shawn Brown and his bandmates performed the Chi-Lites hit Oh Girl on a recent Monday evening at Ruby's Elixir in St. Petersburg.
BRANDON — On a steamy Saturday last week, 100 or so kids split off into different age groups and listened for instruction. But the coaches' orders had a different sound, a tone that made it clear they grew up far from Tampa.
BRANDON — Kids will splash, parents will cheer, dignitaries will beam and most of all, Rotary members will pat each other on the back.
VALRICO — Guy Hermis wrapped up a career in the Army right about the same time his wife, Mary, had her hours cut back working at a local department store.
Dogma Rescue had this to say about today's pooch: Sweeter than The Candy Man himself, Sammie Davis is a 25-pound male basset hound-cattle dog mix that loves to be with people. This pup was rescued near Plant City's Timberlane Pet Resort. As a 2-year-old, Sammie Davis is active, playful, …
Craig Latimer and I have something in common.
RUSKIN — Like most new schools, J. Vince Thompson Elementary School boasts a playground, library and a cafeteria ready for hundreds of hungry kids.
SUN CITY CENTER — Doug Arnold is going to build a town hall in Sun City Center, a place where people can come and exchange ideas and interests like back in the good old days.
For the comedian known as Michael Jr., his standup career happened by accident. • Three decades ago, he went to see a movie and the film projector broke. • When a friend dared the 17-year-old Michael Jr. to entertain the crowd, he accepted the challenge and started telling jokes. • "I knew I was funny, …