PLANT CITY — If current trends continue, the region's status as a major strawberry producer will depend in large part on what happens in Mexico.
Let's not wait until someone dies.
This year, the Hillsborough County School Board voted to end courtesy busing for thousands of students. After years of providing buses to select students within two miles of their school, the school district eliminated courtesy busing as a means of saving money.
BRANDON — Gluttony may be one of the seven deadly sins, but Father Leo Patalinghug believes food can break barriers and bring people together.
And it works.
During a meeting of the Florida cabinet in June, Governor Rick Scott recognized Hillsborough County's George Bennett "Ben" Ritter with the Governor's Medal of Merit.
TEMPLE TERRACE — The last time Temple Terrace elected a mayor, voters had a choice of one: Kim Leinbach, who ran unopposed last fall but decided to resign in May.
During her four years as national president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Paulette Walker said she always focused on the comma between "Sorority" and "Inc."
Roberto Torres stands as one of the city's most impressive rising entrepreneurs. The owner of Blind Tiger Cafes, Black & Denim clothing company and CoWork Ybor has expanded his reach with locations at Tampa International Airport and The Morrison, a new mixed use development in the SoHo District. Torres, …
As a social worker in the early '90s, a majority of Tracy Jones' cases were people dealing with depression.
While active in the Air Force, New York City native, Carlos Brito often traveled to Tampa for work.
You've seen and heard the stories about how air-conditioning breakdowns created sweltering conditions in many Hillsborough County public schools. It is a sweaty, stinking, ongoing mess, and there is no quick fix.
Julian Craft died June 28. He was 84. In this memoriam, Brandon attorney B. Lee Elam, a friend and colleague, recalls Craft as a man with humble beginnings who spent much of his life offering a hand-up to individuals and groups across Brandon who desperately needed it. Craft's family asked that donations in his honor …
TAMPA — The United States once dominated the sport known as international outdoor inline speed skating.
PLANT CITY — With qualifying completed this week, the field is set in a whirlwind special election to replace state Rep. Dan Raulerson, R-Plant City — and the race could come down to two candidates in a Republican primary, Yvonne Fry and Lawrence McClure.
SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — When Mary Myles became program manager of The Graham Home 25 years ago, 30 adults with special needs occupied 65 square-foot apartments.
TAMPA — Charlottesville happened.
Nearly 250 years into our country's story, Americans maintain the right to say and even do what to me (and I pray you), seem like unthinkable things.