Nothing focuses a politician's attention more than accusations of being out of touch. Days ago, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn said he needed "a couple of weeks" to receive a report from Tampa Fire Rescue Chief Tom Forward before he could decide how to provide a modicum of privacy (and respect) for female first responders who …
As a child, George Tinsley, Sr., sported such an optimistic outlook that folks in his impoverished Louisville, Ky., neighborhood, known as Smoketown by locals, looked out for him.
When the Tampa Bay Lightning opened its series against the Detroit Red Wings last week, images of Tamara Davis flashed on the Amalie Arena's gigantic video screen.
TAMPA — Pamela Mattley first came to a Take Back the Night event in 2012, but didn't want to share certain aspects of her story about being abused. She just wasn't ready.
Spring football practices start Monday for high schools around the state, and the annual evaluation of talent and position battles begins as teams retake the field.
Alone at the top
Pot holes, big foot and the signature "All right, all right, all right" are all featured in commercials advertising Hillsborough County's new online customer service center, At Your Service.
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22nd annual Magnolia Ball
Earth Wind & Fire grooved its greatest hits, rewarding elated Magnolia Ball guests for raising $3,270,775 to expand research and treatment at the Moffitt Cancer Center. Carol and Frank Morsani started the gala appeal with an offer to match the first $500,000. …
TAMPA — Ruby Bridges couldn't have imagined the millions of lives she would change that day, Nov. 14, 1960, when U.S. marshals walked her into first grade. Nor was it likely Norman Rockwell anticipated the effect his painting of those historic steps would have.
LITHIA — A long line leading to a room filled with 250 women dressed in their spring best, some wearing shirts sparkling with the word "courageous," could only mean one thing: it's Relay season!
When Shenita Berrian sings, she does more than entertain an audience.
Apricot Lane, WestShore Plaza's newest boutique for women's fashion, promises to deliver brands unique to the area.
Red wine, red evening gowns and a rosy outlook for cardiac research primed Tampa Bay Heart Ball guests to pump more than $1 million into the American Heart Association. Even absentee patrons participated: Jeff and Penny Vinik and Chris and Sandi Sullivan phoned in …
When customers visit any of the Tampa Bay Area's 22 Grow Financial stores on Wednesday, they'll walk away with more than a receipt and plastic-covered lollipop.
It has been nine years since Cyndi Edwards first appeared on the nationally syndicated lifestyle and entertainment show, Daytime.