Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Brandon & South Shore News

Find A Friend: Sage the Kitten and Beau the Dog

Sage and Beau may seem like an unlikely duo, but the adorable “siblings” can surely teach the rest of us a thing or two about finding common ground. Beau is a laid back and regal big brother that loves long walks, kids, and other pets. Frisky sister Sage, now 10 weeks old, was brought to their foster-home as a preemie kitten. The inseparable pair have been eating, playing, snuggling, and exploring their new world together ever since. This gentle giant and petite pixie are a dual-adoption. They come fully vaccinated, spayed/neutered, microchipped and more from NewLifeDogRescue.org. Meet the bonded pair in person on from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Valrico Pet Supplies Plus, 1937 State Road 60. Find more info on Facebook @NewLifeRescue.

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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...
Published: 10/17/18

Find A Friend: Panhandle Pablo The Shepherd Mix

New Life Dog Rescue will make Pablo and other adoptables available on Oct. 27.
Published: 10/17/18
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: 11 hours 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.
Published: 10/16/18
Updated: 10/17/18
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
Published: 10/16/18
Updated: 10/17/18
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.
Published: 10/16/18
Updated: 10/17/18
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