Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Brandon & South Shore News

Approach to charter schools separates Toledo, Bellanti in state House 60 race

Approach to charter schools separates Toledo, Bellanti in state House 60 race

TAMPA — Republican state Rep. Jackie Toledo won her first term by 14 percentage points, a lopsided victory that shows how the district she represents favors a Republican.Two years later, Toledo has drawn a challenge from Democrat Debra Bellant...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Realignment at Big Bend intersection promises safer traffic flow after construction headaches

Realignment at Big Bend intersection promises safer traffic flow after construction headaches

GIBSONTON – A new north-south road is coming to relieve traffic along U.S. 301, but making way for it promises some short-term traffic headaches for a South Shore region already stymied by congestion.The new road would run more than four miles...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Plant City Career Academy works to bridge the gap between high school seniors, companies

Plant City Career Academy works to bridge the gap between high school seniors, companies

The program, which raises awareness of post-graduate jobs for students, may expand across the Bay area.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Bucs new girls flag football program could add to county's high school success

Bucs new girls flag football program could add to county's high school success

Jen Welter, NFL's first female coach, helps introduce program with special clinic
Updated: 2 hours ago

Find A Friend: Panhandle Pablo The Shepherd Mix

New Life Dog Rescue will make Pablo and other adoptables available on Oct. 27.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Steak restaurant brings its 'road show' to Riverview

Steak restaurant brings its 'road show' to Riverview

Texas Roadhouse adds to the growing mix of eateries in SouthShore. Area also gets new State Farm agent.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Forum to focus on Stand Your Ground

Forum to focus on Stand Your Ground

Alpha Phi Alpha responds to renewed interest in the law
Published: 10/16/18
Art club member Linda Duhn featured as October's artist of the month

Art club member Linda Duhn featured as October's artist of the month

The co-chair of the Demonstration and Workshop committee has won several awards for her work and focuses on a variety of mediums with the Art Club of Sun City Center.
Published: 10/16/18
Walk of Silence to honor those who died in traffic fatalities

Walk of Silence to honor those who died in traffic fatalities

After several traffic crashes throughout Tampa, Hillsborough MPO's Vision Zero demands safer streets, and aims to reduce traffic fatalities and injuries to zero.
Published: 10/16/18
To understand homeless people, Tampa photographer spent 18 months meeting with them

To understand homeless people, Tampa photographer spent 18 months meeting with them

TAMPA — On Jim’s arm was a tattoo of a hinge with screw holes indicating where the recovering addict used to inject heroin.Fernando liked to belt out songs he wrote about a love he lost when he fled from Cuba.Timothy had a dog he refuse...
Published: 10/16/18