Hillsborough County Newswire (Page 8)

Hillsborough County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hillsborough County, FL. (Page 8)

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  1. Resident Celebrates 102 Years And Stays Active With Knitting, Word Search & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Osprey Observer

    ... to raise her family. She relocated to Florida later in life and lived in Hudson before moving to eastern Hillsborough County. "Although she loved being a mother, she always wanted to be a nurse," said Werner, who added that her mother's favorite ...

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  2. Athena Society Honors Young Women Of Promise With Scholarship AwardRead the original story

    May 14, 2018 | Osprey Observer

    Madison Hungerford, a student at Durant High School was one of 10 Hillsborough County high-school juniors honored by Athena Society as one of the 2018 "Dr. Sylvia Richardson Young Women of Promise." A luncheon was held to honor the recipients on Thursday, April 5 at the Centre Club in Tampa where the young women received a $5,000 scholarship divided equally amongst them.

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  3. Students From Willis Peters Exceptional School Attend Prom Thanks To People Who CareRead the original story

    May 14, 2018 | Osprey Observer

    This year marked the 10th year that volunteers and supporters have organized a prom for the students who attend Willis Peters Exceptional School. Located in Dover, Willis Peters Exceptional School is a Hillsborough County Public School that serves students, ages three through 22, who have limited intellectual functioning and other disabilities such as deafness and visual, language, speech and physical impairments.

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  4. Local County Parks Slated For Improvements This SummerRead the original story

    May 14, 2018 | Osprey Observer

    Enjoying Hillsborough County parks is high on the list for those who love spending time outdoors. To make the parks even better, sometimes parks must temporarily close or areas within the parks are limited for construction or special projects.

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  5. Former Tampa General CEO sells off Davis Islands homeRead the original story

    May 14, 2018 | Business Journal

    ... home. The Burkharts sold the home at 482 Lucerne Ave. for $2.9 million in late April, according to a Hillsborough County deed filed in May. The buyers are Robert and Lissha Harris. Burkhart was named CEO of Tampa General in early 2013. He ...

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  6. Goodwill buys suburban Tampa real estate for almost $17 millionRead the original story

    May 14, 2018 | Business Journal

    ... paid $16.86 million for the property at 1407 S. U.S. Hwy 301 in a deal that closed May 8, according to a Hillsborough County deed filed Friday. The seller of the property was Project Harvest of Tampa Florida LLC. The property is home to a ...

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  7. Cereal for Summer Campaign is underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... the hunger population in Tampa Bay. In Pinellas County, 15.7% of the population is food insecure, in Hillsborough County - 16.5%, Pasco County - 14.8%, Manatee County - 15% and Polk County - 16.7%. "We feed a lot of people, we probably feed about ...

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  8. Deputies trying to identify women seen stealing baby formula from PublixRead the original story

    May 11, 2018 | WAAY

    ... who will go in and steal it and maybe turn it for a profit," said Danny Alvarez, a spokesperson for the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. Hillsborough County deputies said the women got away in a white Mercury Grand Marquis with side molding and ...

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  9. A look at tonight's region softball finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Tampa Bay Online

    ... has become one of the best in the area and this week took home the Jack and Barbara Thompson Award as Hillsborough County's top softball player. Alonso has allowed just five runs in its past seven games. On Tuesday, the Ravens knocked off Newsome ...

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  10. Charges dropped against 1 man in Tampa shark-dragging case after video went viralRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Florida Today

    ... boat traveling at a high speed while dragging a shark. Charges against one of the three men accused in a Hillsborough County shark-dragging incident were dropped last week, according to court records. Spencer Heintz, 23, of Palmetto, was one of the ...

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  11. Free diabetes prevention program being offeredRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | ABC Action News

    The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County wants to help you reduce your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, so they're offering a free program for certain residents. The first class will begin 10 a.m. on May 24, at the DOH-Hillsborough Floyd Kelton Clinic, located at 4704-B W Montgomery Ave in Tampa.

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  12. Cat adoptions needed at Hillsborough County animal shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... or other illnesses, the shelter said. The Pet Resource Center is the only open-admission shelter in Hillsborough County and accepts all dogs and cats regardless of age, breed, size or health. The shelter at 440 N. Falkenburg Road in Tampa is open ...

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  13. Cold case solved: Killer died in prison last month, Polk deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... who died in 2008, and Milton McIntyre, who died April 9 while serving time on a cocaine charge out of Hillsborough County, committed the murder of John Blakely in 1986, officials said. On Nov. 16 of that year, Blakely's burning car was found in ...

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  14. Now PlayingRead the original story

    May 2, 2018 | News Times

    It will now take longer to buy a gun in Hillsborough County. In reaction to the Parkland shooting, the county commission extended the "cooling-off period" from three days to five.

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  15. Now PlayingRead the original story

    May 2, 2018 | News Times

    Registration will allow you to post comments on newstimes.com and create a newstimes.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. It will now take longer to buy a gun in Hillsborough County.

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  16. In St. Pete, accident releases 120,000 gallons of reclaimed waterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... move prompted by the horrific Parkland high school shooting, the waiting period to purchase a firearm in Hillsborough County is now five days.County commissioners today voted 5-2 to lengthen the so-called "cooling off period"... Tampa City Council ...

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  17. Disaster Dollars Top $50 Million to Florida Governments, NonprofitsRead the original story

    May 2, 2018 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    ... response activities addressing public hazards, assisting evacuations and other safety measures. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office : more than $1 million for emergency response activities addressing public hazards, assisting evacuations and other ...

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  18. Hillsborough Co. extends waiting period to buy a gunRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Buying a gun will take a little longer in Hillsborough County after commissioners voted to extend the waiting period from three days to five. Five commissioners voted in favor of the change -- Sandra Murman, Al Higginbotham, Victor Crist, Les Miller and Pat Kemp -- and two voted against it -- Stacy White and Pat Hagan.

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  19. Hillsborough innovations battling bug-related diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The CDC recently published some alarming figures, showing that diseases carried by ticks, fleas and -- perhaps most importantly to the Tampa Bay region -- mosquitoes have tripled over the last decade. With more recent cases of the Zika virus, Hillsborough County Mosquito Control is on the cutting edge of what it might take to bring those disease numbers down.

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  20. Florida county extends waiting period to buy firearmsRead the original story

    May 2, 2018 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    In a move prompted by the Parkland high school shooting, the waiting period to purchase a firearm in one Florida county is now five days. Hillsborough County Commissioners on Wednesday voted 5-2 to lengthen the so-called "cooling off period" from three days to five despite protests from local gun store owners and Second Amendment activists.

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