Thursday, November 15, 2018

South & Central Tampa News

Hooper: ‘Hope sightings’ replenish Metropolitan Ministries’ holiday effort

Hooper: ‘Hope sightings’ replenish Metropolitan Ministries’ holiday effort

Staff, volunteers at the nonprofit have come to cherish serendipitous moments of love
Updated: 16 minutes ago
Booth Brothers bring Southern Gospel act back to their Brandon roots

Booth Brothers bring Southern Gospel act back to their Brandon roots

Ronnie and Michael Booth and Paul Lancaster will perform at Fellowship Baptist Church Sunday
Updated: 11 hours ago
A new, smooth boardwalk greets visitors at Temple Terrace’s Riverhills Park

A new, smooth boardwalk greets visitors at Temple Terrace’s Riverhills Park

For a cost of just under $200,000, the project replaces a decaying wooden boardwalk that had been in use for about 30 years.
Published: 11/14/18
Joe Henderson: Hillsborough voters charted a reasonable path forward with school tax approval

Joe Henderson: Hillsborough voters charted a reasonable path forward with school tax approval

Voters agreed that excellent schools and a decent transportation system are vital to this community.
Published: 11/14/18
Joggers, cyclists now wait to see where future of Upper Tampa Bay Trail leads

Joggers, cyclists now wait to see where future of Upper Tampa Bay Trail leads

Hillsborough commissioners are not recommending a realignment of the Upper Tampa Bay Trail to make room for a 300-unit apartment block. But whether trail users can claim victory is unsure.
Published: 11/13/18
Amy Scherzer's Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Amy Scherzer's Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Fancy homes, fancy cars and the history center gala highlight this weeks review.
Published: 11/13/18
Find A Friend: Ford the Cat

Find A Friend: Ford the Cat

Don’t let Ford’s sight issues stop you from envisioning him in your home.
Published: 11/13/18
A key volunteer helps bring life to the operations behind Brandon’s Novemberfest

A key volunteer helps bring life to the operations behind Brandon’s Novemberfest

Greg Harrell relishes his role as operations manager at Nativity Catholic Church’s annual festival
Published: 11/12/18
First Baptist College Hill’s intruder-training seems like a must for today’s churches

First Baptist College Hill’s intruder-training seems like a must for today’s churches

America’s spate of mass shootings have awaken houses of worship to a new and sad reality.
Published: 11/12/18
Altman: ‘I could not look away from the bones of Verdun’

Altman: ‘I could not look away from the bones of Verdun’

A family trip to Douaumont Ossuary in France provided a vivid reminder of the true cost of war.
Published: 11/12/18