The ground collapse last month at a phosphate plant near the Hillsborough-Polk county line serves as a reminder of the care we must take, with so much at stake, to understand and protect the underground aquifer that provides most of the water we use in Florida. There are reasons for concern. An estimated quarter-billion …
Depending on the outcome of the Nov. 8 election, some tea party-style Republicans are hoping for a move by the county commissioners to replace Hillsborough County Administrator Mike Merrill.
More veterans call Hillsborough home than any county in Florida except Duval County, both hosts to major military installations. With 95,667 veterans, according to the latest numbers from the Veterans Administration, Hillsborough is No. 18 among all U.S. counties — just below the territory of Puerto Rico and just …
Air conditioning in Florida is not a luxury. Can we agree on that?
S tate Rep. Shawn Harrison, R-Tampa, is getting involved in a Tampa City Council race even while he's fighting his own re-election battle.
TAMPA — It's all very hypothetical at this point.
TAMPA — Technically, it was called the AN/GSC-39C satellite antenna at Building 1750 on MacDill Air Force Base. But to those who live and work at MacDill, the structure was known as the Golf Ball.
In the midst of a wedding reception at one of Tampa's most exclusive venues, with the band playing and dancers in full swing, someone on staff stands to the side with a portable sound meter and marks the decibels. It's an accommodation for surrounding households that weren't here when the Tampa Yacht & Country Club was …
The Florida Democratic Party has been giving "in-kind" donations — payments covering staff salaries and other campaign costs — to state House candidates Rena Frazier and Lisa Montelione, but not David Singer, who faces Republican Jackie Toledo in the District 60 race.
We have departments for just about everything in Hillsborough County. Don't believe me? Look it up yourself on the county's website. There are so many departments, they had to be bunched into three different long lists.