Singers opened the performance with lyrics that conjured a vision of a marine sitting on the edge of a cot in an empty room of a VA medical center. He is on 72-hour hold after his most recent suicide attempt.
WEST TAMPA — About 150 people, many of them gray-haired veterans and survivors of veterans, showed up Sunday afternoon to say goodbye to the American Legion Post 248 clubhouse and share a spaghetti dinner, as they did on many Sunday afternoons long ago..
BRANDON — Tyler Davis has big dreams.
TAMPA — People will have the chance to say "thank you" on Saturday to Vietnam veterans who never got a proper welcome home reception, unlike troops today who return to fanfare and gracious communities.
From religious happenings to egg hunts and bunny hops, Hillsborough County churches plan to celebrate Easter with events open to the public this weekend and next.
Organizers for the local nonprofit group Outreach Assisting Students in Schools began the 2014-2015 school year hoping to launch its first site in eastern Hillsborough County to provide students free clothing and other basic necessities.
Carrollwood IB senior is Rising Star
With its ingredients imported from Mexico, handmade artifacts from Oaxaca and a wall adorned with 150 candles, Besito Mexican in WestShore Plaza is a monument to the love and respect for ancestry and heritage.
What's hot: Warm weather has the water temps on the rise and has the fish in Tampa Bay turned on. The snook and redfish have started to move out on the bay area flats and their spring hangouts, and are actively feeding on whitebait. It's now the end of March and the cold fronts will no longer be a factor in area …
It's three minutes before WFTS-Ch. 28 goes live with the Now Tampa Bay, and anchor Laura Harris is checking her reflection in her iPad.