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Sun Jun 16, 2013
US Rep Dennis Ross: 'No More Taxpayer-Funded Soccer Fields for Terrorists'
U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Lakeland, applauds the passage of his amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2014, eliminating additional taxpayer-funded recreational facilities for terrorist detainees at the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
River Hills Resident Killed in Polk County Crash
A 69-year-old Valrico woman was killed Friday, June 14 in a car accident in Polk County, south of Lakeland, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Big-Box Opponents Demand Written Answers From all 7 Commissioners
The letter is in the mail, for each of the seven Hillsborough County Commissioners, with a separate letter for Commissioner Al Higginbotham, who represents the community in which Bloomingdale, Brandon and Valrico residents are up in arms over a proposed development off Bloomingdale Avenue.
Woman Shot in Valrico Driveway, Drives to Hospital
Early this morning, a woman was shot in her Valrico driveway and then managed to drive herself to Brandon Regional Hospital, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
Local Editor D'Ann White Moves to New Position as Patch Community Editor
When AOL approached me in 2010 about launching this new online community site, I jumped at the opportunity.
St. Petersburg Times
Asian Kitchen opens in Valrico Commons
Nikki Li's friends and co-workers thought she was crazy to fly from her native Brooklyn, N.Y., to Valrico to help her cousin, Lin Jian, open his first restaurant.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
State Rep Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting of Bloomingdale Office
On Thursday, May 30, state Rep. Jake Raburn, R-Valrico, of District 57, hosted a Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony in conjunction with an open house at his district office in Erindale Plaza.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
The Florida Times-Union
Problems found in First Coast lawmakers' financial disclosure forms
The Florida Commission on Ethics found that five current and former lawmakers filed incomplete financial disclosure forms, according to a news release sent Wednesday.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Asana Yoga Relocates to Plaza Bella
Asana Yoga has relocated to Plaza Bella, 1038 Bloomingdale Ave., Valrico, just in time for the yoga center's lineup of summer classes.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Bloomingdale Big-Box Meeting at Brandon Recreation Center Tonight
Residents opposed to a big-box retail and apartment development off Bloomingdale Avenue met last week to hammer home the details of the questions they plan to ask Hillsborough County Commissioner Al Higginbotham at a meeting he scheduled for tonight, June 10, at the Brandon Recreation Center on Sadie Street.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Roots Give Way to Rain-Soaked Ground
Heavy rains over the past fews days in the Greater Brandon area caused a towering tree at Little and Durant roads in Valrico to cave in to the pressure of rain-soaked grounds.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Creative Loafing Tampa
Mitch Perry Report 6.6.13 - Thoughts a day after Hillsborough County...
As you know by now, the Hillsborough County Commission repealed their eight-year-old ban on promoting or sponsoring gay pride events yesterday, which according to one of the Christian conservatives who railed against the repeal said, means the county has now lost 'the favor of God.'
YMCA Teaches Students First-Hand How Government Works
The YMCA Youth in Government is a statewide youth program that brings approximately 700 students together to experience the law-making process first-hand through a unique "youth-run, youth-led" process.
SCC residents get questions answered about new sewer lines
BY PENNY FLETCHER A handful of residents questioned accessibility of their streets during a sewer line project at a public meeting held at the South Shore Regional Library May 28. This is Phase II of a project that will eventually bring waste water from as far north as Valrico to the newly expanded waste water treatment plant visible from ... (more)
Award Winning Sunrise Home A Must-See
"This home was built for the modern-day family," said Sunrise Homes' marketing coordinator, Lauren MacKay, speaking of its "Summit" model home at Arbor Reserve, a gated community in Valrico featuring 33 exclusive home sites.
Local church hosts 'Family Life Conference'
Mark your calendars for Family Life Conference 2013, June 6 to 9, presented by New Hope International Outreach Ministries.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
News Briefs June 6, 2013
The Camp Gordon Johnston World War II Museum in Carrabelle will have Jennifer Duncan from Columbus, Georgia as a special guest on Saturday, June 8. Jennifer will be singing and entertaining with some of the great songs from the 1930s and 1940s; the program will be 11 to 11:45 a.m. Jennifer has entertained many historical, military and veterans ... (more)
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Trend Hunter Magazine
Lewd Light Switches - Han Solo Frozen In Carbonite Light Switch is...
Are the lights on or did Princess Leia just walk into the room? That's what will probably run through people's minds when they set eyes on the hilarious Han Solo Frozen In Carbonite Light Switch.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
'Most Athletic' Honor Mired In Saladino Tradition
When 10-year-old Ronnie Galletti announced he had been named Valrico Elementary School's 'Most Athletic' student, his mother, Debbie, relished the tradition behind the recognition.