Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Community News

The Prime Time Sister Circle celebrates 15 years in Tampa

The Prime Time Sister Circle celebrates 15 years in Tampa

Two female doctors celebrates more than a decade of improving the health of circles of African American women all over the world.
Published: 11/20/18
Demolition work reveals first opening in 20 years to Ybor City’s infamous tunnels

Demolition work reveals first opening in 20 years to Ybor City’s infamous tunnels

Tearing down a warehouse at 12th Street and Sixth Avenue revealed a brick-lined tunnel tall enough to walk through with rounded ceilings and walls but a flat floor of dirt.
Published: 11/20/18
Holiday 5K races emerge across Hillsborough County

Holiday 5K races emerge across Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County gears up for Turkey Day with numerous road races and turkey trot events. Here’s a list.
Published: 11/20/18
Inside the newsroom: Tampa Bay Times project team takes a deep dive inside a notorious Florida death penalty case

Inside the newsroom: Tampa Bay Times project team takes a deep dive inside a notorious Florida death penalty case

A project team at the Tampa Bay Times explores the death penalty in Florida through a notorious 1975 murder case.
Published: 11/16/18
Updated: 11/20/18
Hooper: ‘Hope sightings’ replenish Metropolitan Ministries’ holiday effort

Hooper: ‘Hope sightings’ replenish Metropolitan Ministries’ holiday effort

Staff, volunteers at the nonprofit have come to cherish serendipitous moments of love
Published: 11/15/18
Updated: 11/20/18
The would-be blockbuster shot in Tampa was supposed to combat racism. That was a century ago.

The would-be blockbuster shot in Tampa was supposed to combat racism. That was a century ago.

The producers of The Birth of a Race hailed the silent movie shot in Tampa more than a century ago as a great cinematic achievement, one they said would help race relations. It was a major bust.
Published: 11/16/18
Updated: 11/20/18
TV’s ‘Billion-Dollar Man’ started by opening up a can of sales success

TV’s ‘Billion-Dollar Man’ started by opening up a can of sales success

Bob Circosta grew into an HSN pioneer because of a ‘crazy’ request to sell a simple appliance.
Published: 11/20/18
Who’s selling sports goods after midnight on Black Friday? Where do you go to get a tie at 3 a.m.?

Who’s selling sports goods after midnight on Black Friday? Where do you go to get a tie at 3 a.m.?

This holiday overview of area retail outlets guides you to the answers
Published: 11/19/18
Updated: 11/20/18
Forecast: Morning clouds break for warm, sunny Tuesday in Tampa Bay

Forecast: Morning clouds break for warm, sunny Tuesday in Tampa Bay

Cloudy skies and patchy fog during the morning hours will break for a warm and sunny Tuesday, forecasters with the National Weather Service say.
Published: 11/20/18
Power Stories founder shares personal story in holiday musical

Power Stories founder shares personal story in holiday musical

Fran Powers’ ‘Raising Twelve on a Nickel and a Prayer’ depicts the challenges of growing up in a big family.
Published: 11/20/18