Tuesday, September 25, 2018

South & Central Tampa News

Plant City church to screen film that lends support to Bible believers

The God Who Speaks, awarded Best Documentary at the 2018 Christian Worldview Film Festival, begins with a question.What if God could communicate with us?The 90-minute film, featuring interviews with 23 Christian experts, goes on to explore the Bibleí...
Published: 09/10/18
Updated: 09/14/18
Howard Altman: Tampa World War II veteran turning 100 recalls guarding prisoners then celebs

Howard Altman: Tampa World War II veteran turning 100 recalls guarding prisoners then celebs

Frank Sorbera was a band boy for the Russ Morgan Orchestra, lugging equipment and driving vehicles, all the while hoping to one day join the big band outfit as a singer.But it was 1944, World War II was grinding on and Uncle Sam had other plans for t...
Published: 09/13/18
Updated: 09/14/18
Tampa company earns special partnership with veterans group

Tampa company earns special partnership with veterans group

Steve Deveaux, the owner of JDog Junk Removal Tampa, and his fiance Danielle Woodruff, the senior vice president of JDog Tampa, have scored a lifetime partnership with new investment and advisory services company, Military Veteran Partners (MVP). On ...
Published: 09/11/18
Updated: 09/14/18
County prepares to move forward with Citrus Park Drive extension

County prepares to move forward with Citrus Park Drive extension

CITRUS PARK ó Area residents pored over project maps, plans and queried officials about a proposal to extend Citrus Park Drive at a town hall forum on Monday (Sept. 10).More than 10 years after the original proposal, after setbacks and recession dela...
Published: 09/12/18
Updated: 09/14/18
Hooper: Donít overlook collegeís most valuable learning opportunities

Hooper: Donít overlook collegeís most valuable learning opportunities

MIAMI SHORESFor Holly Kachler, itís not so much what drew her to the performing arts program at Blake High School, itís 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
Big Rayís to set up camp at the Riverwalk

Big Rayís to set up camp at the Riverwalk

DOWNTOWN ó Three years ago Nick Cruz acquired the abandoned Chubasco seafood building on Interbay Blvd. with just $50 in his bank account and introduced Big Rayís Fish Camp to Tampa because he believed the area lacked decent seafood restaurants. Cruz...
Published: 09/13/18
Hey Giant! Little Biscuits Shop gets second home in South Tampa

Hey Giant! Little Biscuits Shop gets second home in South Tampa

Nearly two years ago two educators started Hey Giant!, as a learning enrichment center in Seminole Heights, that provided free learning and creativity classes for kids and hosted game nights and camps.Shocked by the centerís popularity among K-12 kid...
Published: 09/13/18
One by one, two by two, residents find home in new video tank at Florida Aquarium

One by one, two by two, residents find home in new video tank at Florida Aquarium

TAMPA ó The Kempís ridley sea turtle has no name yet but he does have a new home where he can live safely after escaping death in the wild from an injury that made it difficult to eat.On Wednesday, the 95-pound reptile joined a 63-pound loggerhead na...
Published: 09/13/18
Daniel Ruth: Like a ball stuck in Tropís rafters, much is up in the air on new Rays stadium

Daniel Ruth: Like a ball stuck in Tropís 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