Someone posted a video last week of an alligator doing what an alligator does, crossing a Polk County trail to get from one marshy side to the other, and the world beat a path to its door. It was indeed a big gator, but not 15 feet like a television reporter estimated. That would be nearly nine inches longer than the …
TAMPA — Glenda Smith's love affair with horses bloomed when she was young, a tiny blonde-haired girl taking riding lessons astride large, majestic beasts at the Tampa Yacht and Country Club.
State Sen. Tom Lee, once R-Brandon but now R-Thonotosassa, is again facing a decision about his political future and one that could create substantial local political complications — whether to run for state chief financial officer in 2018, and if not, whether to stay in the state Senate or come home and seek a …
Hunger never takes a day off. It doesn't go on break or vacation, and it often strikes those least prepared to fight back.
On Jan. 29, unless someone comes charging to the rescue like Patton's Third Army relieving the besieged troops at Bastogne, the Armed Forces History Museumin Largo will raise the white flag and close its doors for good.
Visit Santiago Hermes' art studio in Cienfuegos, Cuba, flip through his guest book, and you'll find the written promise made by American visitor Edward Sotomayor after they spent a few hours together last year.
Al Higginbotham's announcement this week that he won't seek re-election to his countywide District 7 Hillsborough County Commission seat set off a flurry of chatter among local politicos about who might run for what in next year's elections.
TAMPA — There was a time, before the construction of the interstates, when the neighborhood surrounding Tampa's historic Armature Works building was bustling with dozens of homes and the popular Mirabella's Seafood Co.
You always want to make a good impression when people come to call. For thousands of college football fans who visited Tampa last week for the national championship game, Tampa International Airport was the front door to what we had to offer.
RIVERVIEW — Learning, the adage says, is a lifelong process, and it's getting a boost in the coming months from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of South Florida.