Sunday, November 18, 2018

Hillsborough News

Hillsborough to be a dumping ground for clay from Hardee County phosphate mine

Hillsborough to be a dumping ground for clay from Hardee County phosphate mine

Hillsborough County Commissioners on Wednesday voted 4-2 in favor of a controversial request by Mosaic to dump clay from its Ona Mine into the Four Corners Mine in southeast Hillsborough County.
Published: 11/14/18
Updated: 11/15/18
All-girls school teacher accused of inappropriate relationship with 14-year-old

All-girls school teacher accused of inappropriate relationship with 14-year-old

Science teacher Jason Osborne is accused of engaging in an inaproproiate relationship with a 14-year-old student at Ferrell Girls Preparatory Academy in Tampa.
Published: 11/14/18
Deputies identify woman found dead in Egypt Lake home

Deputies identify woman found dead in Egypt Lake home

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said Micheline G. Messersmith was the victim of a homicide reported Monday in Tampa's Lake Egypt Estates neighborhood.
Published: 11/14/18
Wisconsin company gives guns as a Christmas bonus

Wisconsin company gives guns as a Christmas bonus

A small business owner in Wisconsin decided he didn't want his employees to blow their Christmas bonuses on stress and bills. So instead of cash, he bought them all guns.
Published: 11/14/18
Chick-fil-A now offering delivery, celebrates by giving away free sandwiches

Chick-fil-A now offering delivery, celebrates by giving away free sandwiches

Chick-Fil-A will give away free classic chicken sandwiches to customers who order at least $5 worth of food from DoorDash, a delivery service.
Published: 11/14/18

Dr. Delay: is anything happening with 40th Avenue bridge?

It will likely be several years before a new bridge is completed, according to the city.
Published: 11/13/18
Cuba bans tattoo parlors so getting one carries health risks. Tampa artists to the rescue.

Cuba bans tattoo parlors so getting one carries health risks. Tampa artists to the rescue.

"It is illegal, but everyone is doing it," said James Langner, 41, general manager of the eight Atomic Tattoos parlors in Hillsborough County. "It is being done in a real primitive way."
Published: 11/13/18
Former president says Hillsborough NAACP chose leaders without notifying members

Former president says Hillsborough NAACP chose leaders without notifying members

The former president of the NAACP’s Hillsborough County branch has filed a lawsuit against the civil rights group, which he claims violated the organizations own rules during this month’s elections.
Published: 11/13/18
Amy Scherzer's Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Amy Scherzer's Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Fancy homes, fancy cars and the history center gala highlight this weeks review.
Published: 11/13/18
Find A Friend: Ford the Cat

Find A Friend: Ford the Cat

Don’t let Ford’s sight issues stop you from envisioning him in your home.
Published: 11/13/18