Florida has sent a lot of despicable people to the state's execution chamber. Men like Ted Bundy, Danny Rolling, and Oscar Ray Bolin made the world a little brighter by their forced departures from this planet.
TAMPA — Each year Will Wellman attends the Pig Jig in downtown Tampa, he climbs to one of the highest points of Curtis Hixon Park and comes close to tears as he admires the size of the crowd.
Last weekend, Tampa Republican state House candidate Jackie Toledo, like many Republicans, issued a statement condemning sexist remarks by Donald Trump but stopping short of saying she opposes him.
When we vote for a candidate, we select more than the man or woman whose carefully enhanced or debased image appears on the television commercials or the cardboard flyers that come in the mail. We are showing our support for a whole posse of people — power brokers who approach and are approached before hats are …
Since 2010, when Rick Scott was first elected governor of our fair state, he has been at the forefront of multiple efforts to suppress voting rights.
LUTZ — Hillsborough County may soon commemorate the opening of Lake Park 50 years ago, but a bigger celebration is greeting the news that the regional recreation area is no longer closed.
I spent a pleasant hour and 15 minutes last Monday with Pat Kemp, who is running for the District 6 seat in the Hillsborough County Commission. There may be other issues on her mind as she squares off against Republican Tim Schock next month, but it's fair to say transportation tops them all.
The First Amendment is a brilliant, but pesky, gift from the Founding Fathers. Basically it says citizens of this great nation can say what they want, worship God as they want, and print all kinds of stuff in the newspaper. The government can't stop them.
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.