In 2012, Steffanie Harris of Tampa became one of the more than 230,000 American women diagnosed with breast cancer. Harris, a commercial property manager, was shocked when she got the news one Sunday after her gynecologist asked to meet with her at the office.
VALRICO — A year ago, Terry Coffey's son Tim was enrolled at a Mississippi college and she thought he was doing well.
TAMPA — The first time Eric Barber met Kathryn Attar was during his fifth grade language arts class. Barber, then in his second year as Wharton High School's volleyball coach, told the lanky student that one day she'd play for him and the Wildcats.
On Oct. 31, many Hillsborough County churches will host events advertised as an alternative to secular Halloween.
Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center
There really are worse things than wearing a silly costume to get your attention. Just ask Larry, a 40-pound hound rescued by animal safety investigators and now up for adoption at the Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center. Larry loves life, people and other pets. (Even …
After nearly a year of planning, Nordstrom Rack is set to open its new Brandon location on Friday at 9 a.m.
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With three weeks remaining in the high school football regular season, some Hillsborough County districts are pretty well decided.
In season: Fishing is really starting to take off on the SouthShore. The past couple cold fronts have brought the water temperature down to about 78 to 80 degrees. This is the perfect water temperature for snook fishing. The snook have been blowing up on chummers and eating almost everything on a hook. A lot of …
Tampa Bay History Center Gala
Over cocktails in the Lykes Atrium, descendants of pioneer families mixed with more recent Tampa arrivals, such as Air Force Col. Dan Tulley, commander of the 6th Air Mobility Wing at MacDill Air Force Base, at the annual Tampa Bay History Center Gala. So entwined are …
BRANDON — If you have lived in the Tampa Bay area anytime in the past 37 years, there's a good chance you have tasted a slice of homemade pizza from Al Carapella.
TAMPA — For years, browsing the rows of Features costumes in search of the perfect Halloween outfit has been a tradition for Mary Hanyok.
TAMPA — Typically when parents excel in a sport, their children are steered in the same direction. Often the steering turns into pushing. Many times that pushing becomes a burden.
Not in Morgan Tankersley's case.
Students caught tapping on a smartphone in school once faced harsh consequences.
The rule was, "we see it, we take it."
Just call it championship Friday.
With less than a month left in the regular season, the jockeying for playoff positioning is about to ramp up.