Monday, September 24, 2018

Brandon & South Shore News

SouthShore Chamber launches new ‘School of the Month’ program

SouthShore Chamber launches new ‘School of the Month’ program

GIBSONTON — Students dropped off in front of Thomas P. Corr Elementary School early on the morning of Sept. 7 immediately could tell the day held special promise.Not only did Corry the Cub, the school’s fuzzy mascot, welcome students as they left the...
Published: 09/11/18
Updated: 09/14/18
Hooper: Don’t overlook college’s most valuable learning opportunities

Hooper: Don’t overlook college’s most valuable learning opportunities

MIAMI SHORESFor Holly Kachler, it’s not so much what drew her to the performing arts program at Blake High School, it’s what she took from the experience. All around Hillsborough County, the school district maintains magnet programs that attract stud...
Published: 09/11/18
Updated: 09/14/18
Editorial: Tampa council has another chance to show it takes Stovall House changes seriously

Editorial: Tampa council has another chance to show it takes Stovall House changes seriously

The Tampa City Council has yet to hear a compelling reason to allow a private social club in a residential neighborhood off Bayshore Boulevard, and a final meeting on the matter scheduled for Thursday offers the council a chance to show the diligence...
Published: 09/14/18
Daniel Ruth: Like a ball stuck in Trop’s rafters, much is up in the air on new Rays stadium

Daniel Ruth: Like a ball stuck in Trop’s rafters, much is up in the air on new Rays stadium

From the looks of it, all manner of potentates, captains of industry, major domos and perhaps an odd scion or two are tripping over themselves to pony up gazillions of dollars to assist the Tampa Bay Rays in making their dreams of relocating to Ybor ...
Published: 09/12/18
50 years later, Jesuit players are champions again as school honors county’s first state title

50 years later, Jesuit players are champions again as school honors county’s first state title

TAMPA — There’s a solid gold agenda planned at this weekend’s 50-year reunion for the Jesuit High School 1968 state-championship football team.Some Tigers haven’t stayed in close touch. Others get together on a weekly basis. Regardless of the relatio...
Published: 09/12/18
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
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