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Following in his father's footsteps, leading sermons, would have seemed the obvious future for the Rev. Dr. Bartholomew Banks Sr. Naturally, he would help the community, preach on Sundays and take seniors on trips to the Florida Strawberry Festival. But, his career didn't start behind the pulpit. It started from behind …
Here's what Second Chance Boxer Rescue has to say about Agnes: It's always tea-time for this 2-year-old, 3 1/2-pound, teacup chihuahua mix. She adores tiny tennis balls, mini-plush toys and cuddle blankies. In her foster home, Agnes gets along well with the larger canines but wisely chooses petite pals her own size for …
TEMPLE TERRACE — The developer of the stalled Downtown Temple Terrace project has filed a countersuit against the city, asking the court to award it more than $15 million in damage compensation or declare it the owner of the land the city turned over to the developer to build the complex.
Up until a few years ago, Virgil Mandanici had only dabbled in woodwork. • A few home projects here and there — a rack to hang his instruments on, a podium — nothing complex. • So when he decided to build his first guitar in 2010, he didn't have high expectations. • "Your first …
PLANT CITY — The 2014 Florida Strawberry Festival culminates with the Band Perry, one of the hottest acts in American country music.
Liberty school: The Tampa Liberty School will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday this week at Bell Shoals Baptist Church. The classes, held in conjunction with spring break, offer children ages 8-12 the opportunity to learn about the founding principles of the United States. These messages will be …
TAMPA — When the Rotary Club of Tampa celebrates its 100th birthday next month, it's a good bet that Jean Yadley will be on hand for the observance.
Pastor Calvin Callins stands tall in the pulpit at Greater New Hope Annointed Ministries in Plant City.
RIVERVIEW — Brandon Regional Hospital CEO Bland Eng wanted his speech to be memorable.
JACKSON HEIGHTS — A midnight basketball program has a wider vision than the hoop or the backboard. It's not just about winning the game; it's about winning over a brighter future.
DeBartolo Family All Star Charity Gala
DOWNTOWN TAMPA — Blending their last names to create Fynn's Bar & Grill, Michael Fisher and Michael Wynn are reinventing their Franklin Street restaurant's previous incarnations, Tunduree, Magic of the Indian Grill, and before that, Metro Restaurant and Lounge.
Spring fever. Spring offers the best fishing of the year in our area. Many species become much more active as the water warms, giving anglers ample opportunities for dinner and just plain fun. Offshore has the kingfish blitz, and inshore fishing heats up as well and goes crazy for a few months.
If Dale Sena had seen me buying either one of my two begonias, she would have taken them from me and put them back on the shelf.
She told me so!