KEYSTONE — Two Little League all-star teams from northwest Hillsborough County captured state titles last weekend.
TOWN 'N COUNTRY — Two new Twistee Treat ice cream stands are opening in North Tampa in time to provide some tasty relief from the sweltering summer heat.
TEMPLE TERRACE — A sampling of city residents and employees identified the stalled Downtown Temple Terrace project as the biggest worry for this town of 25,000.
Every weekday, workers at the J.C. Newman Cigar Co. roll out cigars on hand-operated machines that date back to the Depression era. They are the last remnants of Tampa's storied cigar history. But the company faces an uncertain future, its owners say, as the Food and Drug Administration proposes to regulate all cigars …
TAMPA — About a dozen researchers are splitting fibers in pursuit of a cure for cancer in a third floor research lab on the edge of the University of South Florida campus.
The other day, a slick, expensive political mailer arrived from a group called Progressive Choice Florida.
The message caught my attention.
Here's what it said (sort of):
TAMPA — It's a 3-2 count with the game on the line.
They say life comes full circle. In a way, it already has for Miguel Menendez, the new head baseball coach at Jesuit High School. Menendez, 37, was born in Tampa and played baseball under the minarets at the University of Tampa, where he graduated in 1999 with a degree in sports management. Menendez returns to Tampa …
Tampa City Council member Lisa Montelione on Tuesday filed to run for re-election to the council's District 7 seat representing North Tampa and New Tampa.
The first owner of Lyla, a 5-year-old shepherd mix, gave her up unceremoniously to the county shelter. She found a temporary home just hours before she would have become a statistic. Her foster family soon discovered a happy, healthy, friendly, potty-trained pal who loves car rides and other dogs. You can adopt Lyla …