Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Northwest Hillsborough & New Tampa News

Opposition rises against Temple Terrace's charter amendment proposals

Opposition rises against Temple Terrace's charter amendment proposals

The proposals would alter the power of the city council, allowing the mayor to be a full-time vote
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: 3 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.
Updated: 3 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: 3 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: 3 hours ago
ArtLAB Festival highlights local artist competition, auctions for family to enjoy

ArtLAB Festival highlights local artist competition, auctions for family to enjoy

The Thornhill Foundation for the Arts has partnered will multiple local nonprofits and for profits to bring the event to the Carrollwood Cultural Center.
Updated: 3 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
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
Little Alexa, who lost her legs and won hearts in Miami, will learn to walk through Shriners in Tampa

Little Alexa, who lost her legs and won hearts in Miami, will learn to walk through Shriners in Tampa

TAMPA — A 3-year-old girl whose legs were amputated because of an infection made it to Miami for treatment earlier this year thanks to reporting by a television journalist in Miami.But it was Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa that steppe...
Published: 10/16/18