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  1. Hamburger Mary's brings burgers, drag queen shows to BrandonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Valrico resident Kurt King will open his fifth Hamburger Mary's Bar & Grille at 2016 Town Center Blvd., a space formerly occupied by the Boomerang Martini Bar, Green Iguana and Yucatan Live. Despite the SouthShore and Brandon area's conservative leanings, King believes the area is overdue for its first club catering to lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders.

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  2. Community, deputies rally to bring a lost little girl home to BrandonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Sometime after 9 p.m. Tuesday, 11-year-old Jenna Irmler grabbed her plaid, monogrammed backpack and slipped away from home as her parents and three sisters went to sleep. Those who know her say she's shy, but few knew she also struggled with Asperger's syndrome, which can cause behavioral problems.

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  3. Deputies searching for missing Brandon girl, 11, with Asperger's syndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    An 11-year-old girl with Asperger's syndrome went missing from her east Hillsborough County home late Tuesday, sending scores of people on a search that began after daybreak and extended into Wednesday night. Jenna Irmler, a sixth-grader at Nativity Catholic School in Brandon, was last seen by her family fixing a snack about 9 p.m. Tuesday, a Hillsborough County sheriff's spokeswoman said.

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  4. B. Lee Elam's iconic sign to change with the timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    From birthday messages, to Florida State gameday stats, to honorary mayors, Elam has made his sign at the southeast corner of Lumsden Road and John Moore Road a landmark of East Hillsborough. Yet a literal sign of changing times has commenced, with Elam deciding to cut costs by moving just three blocks away to the corner of Parsons and Robertson Roads.

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  5. Hillsborough deputies search for Brandon hit-and-run driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Michael Singh, 18, was walking along Providence Road at 9:50 p.m. when he was struck from behind by a white Ford work van that fled northbound without stopping, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

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  6. Road-widening foes question Stacy White's role on Brandon chamberRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Hillsborough County Commissioner Stacy White defended his work on a local chamber of commerce against allegations it presented a conflict of interest. White said he didn't need to recuse himself from voting on whether to widen Lithia Pinecrest Road just because he's a board member for the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce.

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  7. Pat Frank honored for work to aid organ donation, a gift that keeps givingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Florida makes it easy for people to become organ and tissue donors. You can register several ways online, or you can go through the Division of Motor Vehicles when you get or renew your driver's license.

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  8. Man arrested in Brandon apartment for Louisiana murder, robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    A man wanted in Louisiana on murder and armed robbery charges was arrested in a Brandon apartment Tuesday morning, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's deputies located Thomas Fefee, 26, at 808 Tealwood Drive in the Woodberry Woods Apartments complex.

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  9. Brandon man critically hurt in shooting at crowded Dade City wakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    A 36-year-old Brandon man was shot and critically hurt while attending a large wake in Pasco County on Friday night, Dade City police said. Bilal Adurraheem Belle, of Brandon, was at a wake at a house in the 37000 block of Moceri Avenue, where the crowd had spilled out across "a number of yards," police said.

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  10. Bloomingdale welcomes Chick-fil-A, still miffed about WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Now that the dust has settled and some nearby homeowners' tempers have tempered a bit following the highly contentious March 2016 opening of the Walmart Supercenter in Crest Pointe Towne Center, owners of an upcoming newcomer on the 43.5-acre site have high hopes for a warm welcoming. Chick-fil-A Brandon South, a 4,971 square-foot fast-food restaurant fronting Bloomingdale Avenue just east of Blowing Oak Street, will open Thursday with inside seating for 130 diners and a two-lane drive through to accommodate grab-and-go customers.

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  11. Neighborhood news calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    SouthShore Uncorked, 1432 Apollo Beach Blvd, will host a charity cornhole contest from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday . Tournament entry fee is $10.

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  12. March column: Lee again faces decision about which office to seekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Depending on the office he seeks next, state Sen. Tom Lee may face Hillsborough County Commissioners Victor Crist, Tom Hagan, or whoever seeks the statewide chief financial officer post. [WILL VRAGOVIC State Sen. Tom Lee, once R-Brandon but now R-Thonotosassa, is again facing a decision about his political future and one that could create substantial local political complications - whether to run for state chief financial officer in 2018, and if not, whether to stay in the state Senate or come home and seek a Hillsborough County commissioner's seat.

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  13. Whitman: Pope lends support to breastfeeding womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pope Francis recently promoted breastfeeding in church, encouraging mothers to, "feel free to nurse your babies, without fear, as usual. Just as Our Lady nursed Jesus."

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  14. County will temporarily close Sanders Park for makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    The county will replace almost all the playground equipment at Paul Sanders Park, located on the corner of Bloomingdale Avenue and Kings Avenue. But the renovation will require the park to close from Feb. 1 to March 1 while construction is under way.

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  15. March column: Higginbotham departure stirs pot of potential successorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Al Higginbotham's announcement this week that he won't seek re-election to his countywide District 7 Hillsborough County Commission seat set off a flurry of chatter among local politicos about who might run for what in next year's elections. But the chatter expanded because starting in 2018, Hillsborough County will see three years of elections that could sharply alter the cast of political characters in the county.

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  16. USF's Osher institute extends lifelong learning to Brandon areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Learning, the adage says, is a lifelong process, and it's getting a boost in the coming months from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of South Florida. The Osher institute is hoping to add six unique courses during its winter term - January through April - to foster curiosity and healthy mental aging.

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  17. Rule No. 1 of video voyeurism? Don't record a detective in the bathroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    A man was arrested in a Publix Super Market women's restroom Wednesday after attempting to take a cell phone video of a plain-clothed female detective in an adjacent stall, officials said. James Michael McEwen, 28, was under surveillance when he drove to the Publix at 3863 S. U.S. Highway 301 in Riverview about 2 p.m. He was a suspect in another case of video voyeurism, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

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  18. Shooting death of Brandon High basketball player followed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    A New Year's Day shooting that killed a 17-year-old varsity basketball player at Brandon High School was the result of a "drug transaction," the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday. Little else about the shooting has been released from the agency as it continues it's investigation.

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  19. Walker Brothers team for annual bluegrass concert in BrandonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    As they grew up in East Hillsborough, you rarely found silent moments in the home of Cory, Jarrod and Tyler Walker. The sons of David and Stacey Walker typically left guitars, banjos and mandolins lying on chairs and couches.

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  20. Lawsuit: Investment scam in Bahamian crab company nets $200,000 from Tampa businessmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Brett Ory visited the Bahamas in May 2015 to see the crabbing company in which he and his father, Ronnie Ory, had invested $100,000. Brett Ory, 38, said he inspected a processing facility, fishing and stone crab trapping boats and 45 acres of prime property on the Bahamas Long Island, all supposedly controlled by Ruskin-based High Cotton Bahamas.

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