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I'm amazed at how many beautiful settings Florida has to offer. Just when I think I've seen it all, I discover a place like Lithia Springs, a crystal clear, shallow, sandy-bottomed pool of spring water that can be enjoyed for the bargain price of $4 per day.
After eight years representing a Republican stronghold, can Hillsborough County Commissioner Al Higginbotham broaden his appeal enough to win countywide, where Democrats have the advantage? That is the prime question facing Higginbotham's campaign this year, as the 60-year-old Plant City native left eastern Hillsborough's District 4 due to term ... (more)
Palmscapes opened in January at its current location at 12288 Boyette Rd. and is owned by a trio of area residents, Stan Ferkul, Rich Kelleher and Mike Brown.
The Hillsborough County Fair runs Thursday, October 23 to Sunday, October 26 and Thursday, October 30 to Sunday, November 2. The fair is held at 215 Sydney Washer Rd. in Dover .
The Pinellas County Tourist Development Council made the right call this month when it rejected the idea of converting the county's public tourism agency into a private-public partnership.
Crashes prompt Hillsborough to activate signals 10 News is getting answers about a dangerous intersection in Hillsborough County, where there's been two serious crashes in the past two days.
Hillsborough County Commissioner Kevin Beckner is in his sixth year in office. A financial planner and former police officer from Michigan City, Indiana, the 43-year-old Democrat famously ousted Republican incumbent Brian Blair in 2008.
The Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida has received support from the Florida Department of Transportation Traffic Safety Office to conduct the third annual USF Bulls Walk and Bike Week educational campaign.
Florida law says political signs 'shall be removed by the permittee within 30 days after the date of revocation or cancellation of the permit for the sign,' but I'm hoping those candidates whose candidacies died on Tuesday night can take a couple of hours away from their Labor Day weekend to pull out their signs that are scattered throughout ... (more)
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In his time as a civil servant, Roger Stewart's business card may well have indicated his official position as the director of Hillsborough County's Environmental Protection Commission.
Winters, 55, of Valrico, was the subject of a June manhunt in eastern Hillsborough County before he surrendered at an FBI field office on June 18. He led a group called the River Otter Preppers, which advocated survival preparations in advance of an end-times event foretold in the Bible's Book of Revelation, court records state.
The westbound lanes of Big Bend Road have been closed and motorists are being diverted to Old Big Bend Road.
Hillsborough County, FL - The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says deputies are investigating a serious accident with injuries at Big Bend Road and Lincoln Road in Riverview.
There are three days left to vote in this year's CL Best of the Bay Readers Poll.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 02:14 pm
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