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Brandon, Florida is located in Hillsborough County. Zip codes in Brandon, FL include 33509, 33510, and 33511. The median home price in Brandon is $157,000 which is roughly $95/per square foot. More Brandon information.

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Fitlife offers healthy, fresh meal options in Brandon

The mac 'n' cheese has carrots and veggies hidden in the sauce, and the brownies are made with a dried plum base.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Osprey Observer

Sumatra Bistro Reopens After Renovations With New Head Chef, Menu Options

Located at 1602 Oakfield Dr. in Brandon, the cafe has continued to be a hot spot for healthy, active people who live in the Brandon area for six years.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Osprey Observer

Brazen Streak Of Robberies Plague Local Banks

For the second time in less than three months, PNC Bank located at 112 W. Bloomingdale Ave. in Brandon was the target of a robbery in which the suspect threatened bank employees with the possible use of an explosive device.

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Osprey Observer

Community Plays Major Role In Quick Capture Of Violent Robbery Suspect

According to Hillsborough County Sheriff's Sergeant Steve Lewis, after receiving numerous tips from Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay and assistance from various media outlets, HCSO detectives were able to identify 19-year-old Ja'Marcus Da'Sha Russ as the person who in fact robbed and injured Orebaugh.

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St. Petersburg Times

Former Hillsborough County Commissioner 'Big Jim' Selvey dies

Mr. Selvey, a Republican who worked in farming and real estate, served on the commission from 1985 to 1992.

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Osprey Observer

Local Artist Designs, Builds Award Winning Fire Truck

Plant City artist Robert Woods has created something extraordinary. Woods was commissioned by the owner of Paul Davis Restoration of Tampa, Darren Impson, to design and build a half scale 1930's era fire truck.

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Osprey Observer

Brandon Regional Hospital Announces First Humanitarian Award Volunteer Recipient

Janice Doyle of Brandon is the 2014 Frist Humanitarian Award Volunteer recipient.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Florida motorist photographs unusual weather phenomenon over I-75

A Florida motorist captured a strange weather phenomenon on camera this week as storm clouds parted above a busy highway he was driving on.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

New fire stations coming to Valrico, Brandon

Several new fire stations will be coming to the area in the next few years, with one opening near Primrose School of Bloomingdale by next summer, county officials said.

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St. Petersburg Times

'100 percent authentic Mexican' Taco Rey expands in Brandon

He and a large group were standing in line at a food stand that he described as having a "pile of meat" with an appearance that was "nothing special."

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Trash troubles at Brandon artist's homeTrash troubles at Brandon...

The front yard at 1208 Mitchell Street in Brandon is littered with everything from shopping carts to a toilet, and residents fear what's lurking in the knee-high tall grass.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

CDB's Southside to Close on August 2, 2014

After nearly forty years in business, the last remaining owner-operated location of the legendary CDB's Italian Restaurant chain will be closing.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Hefty campaign accounts for Hillsborough School Board races seen as coincidence, not a trend

It was a big deal in 2006 when Hillsborough County school administrator Ken Allen sank $65,000 into an unsuccessful bid to sit on the School Board.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Suspect arrested in violent purse snatching

Hillsborough Sheriff's detectives have identified and arrested the man who robbed and injured a 62-year-old woman at the Regency Shopping Center Thursday.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Woman attacked outside Brandon theaterWoman attacked outside Brandon...

The man attacked the woman in the parking lot at Regency Square in Brandon and stole her purse.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Patch.com

ATM Card Skimmer Suspect Caught on Camera

The hunt is on for a man Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies say attached skimming devices onto the ATMs at three Brandon area banks in recent days.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Man wanted for skimming ATMs in Brandon

Man wanted for skimming ATMs in Brandon Suspect attacked skimming devices as well as cameras to film people punching in their PIN.

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Business Journal

Two Tampa mobile home parks sell for $11 million

Two mobile home parks near Brandon have sold for more than $11 million. Illinois-based Lakeshore Communities Inc. paid $11.18 million for Davpam Mobile Home Community and Oak Grove Mobile Home Park, according to a Hillsborough County deed recorded Wednesday.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Osprey Observer

July Riverview/Apollo Beach 2014 Business Column

Christ Community Church will be offering Vacation Bible School beginning Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27. The fun begins on Friday night from 6:30-9:30 p.m. with dinner included.

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Osprey Observer

EATS! American Grill Joins Line Up Of New Restaurants In Winthrop Plaza

It is the newest restaurant to open up in the plaza, making it a premier destination in the area for local dining.

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