21 hrs ago
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Brandon man shot after fight in parking lot
A man is being treated for multiple gunshot wounds after an argument broke out in the parking lot of a Brandon apartment complex, Hillsborough Sheriff's deputies say.
Top Headlines: Big-Box, Bob Evans, Amazon Tax, Uncle Mike's and More
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Fundraisers Continue for Honorary Mayor of Brandon Races
Barbecues, movie nights, auctions and clay shoots have dominated the social calendars of the four candidates for honorary mayor of Brandon in the past two weeks.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
Things to do in the Brandon area
Boating course: Flotilla 75 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering the basic safe boating course, "About Boating Safely" from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26 and July 3 at the Apollo Beach Racquet Club, 6520 Richies Way.
St. Petersburg Times
Brandon area school notes
Awards: Two students have been awarded scholarships at MacDill Air Force Base through the Scholarships for Military Children Program.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
New Restaurant Set for FishHawk, Good News for Burger Lovers
Hamburger lovers are in for a treat. Jake's Wayback Burgers will open in early August in the FishHawk Ranch Publix shopping center, 5627 FishHawk Crossing Blvd., Lithia.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Rezoning Sought for 85-Acre Development Off Gornto Lake Road
Across the street from the Villa Serena community off Gornto Lake Road in Brandon stands a bright-yellow sign announcing the upcoming public hearing for a proposed rezoning of roughly 85.5 acres.
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.
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.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
From Father To Daughter, Words of Wisdom Ring True
Remembering words of wisdom from their fathers, five women in the Greater Brandon area took a moment to recount lessons they never will forget as Father's Day approaches.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
BurgerMonger takes a bite out of Brandon
BurgerMonger, a hand crafted burger chain, has signed a lease to open a 3,000-square-foot restaurant in Brandon's Bloomingdale Square shopping center.
Kids Can Learn to Golf at Ace
Do you have a PGA champ in the making? Ace Golf Range & Pro Shop at 820 S. Kings Ave., Brandon, is offering its junior summer golf program each weekday from 9 a.m. to noon.
Low-Interest Business Loans for Brandon
The Tampa Bay area has the welcome mat out for small business owners. There are organizations specializing in helping very small businesses get started an d grow.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Sunshine State News
Democratic Candidate Files to Challenge Tom Lee
On Tuesday, Lutz businessman and consultant Scott Landry Jr. filed to run against Sen. Tom Lee, R-Brandon, as a Democrat.
Immigration Issues to be Discussed at Democratic Club Meeting
Those interested in the issues surrounding immigration reform are invited to attend the monthly meeting of the East Hillsborough County Democratic Club.
"Stand Your Ground" law helps white defendants a lot more than black ones
A man in Florida shoots a man he finds having sex with his wife, killing him. A woman in Florida shoots the wall to scare off an abusive husband, harming nobody.
Packed Big-Box Meeting Puts Commissioner in the Hot Seat
If Hillsborough County Commissioner Al Higginbotham has any clout with the owner and developer of the property on Bloomingdale Avenue, adjacent to the Bloomingdale Regional Library, then surely he will be using it this morning, June 11, to convince that group's attorney that there is a pressing, if not a moral obligation, to meet with residents ... (more)
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
9 Movies for $1, a Chick-fil-A Summer Treat at AMC The Regency 20
Paul and Tammy Holmberg, proprietors of the Chick-fil-A restaurant in Lake Brandon Village , are again offering a summer line-up of movie treats for parents and kids at AMC The Regency 20 in Brandon.
Florida Baptist Witness
Brandon woman's USF education lands her unexpected ministry at Baptist Press
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