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Brandon News

Turn junk into art and win prizes

Turn junk into art and win prizes

The Hillsborough County Extension Service and Hillsborough County Fair will host the ninth annual Recycled Yard Art Contest this fall.
Published: 08/26/15
Brandon Kmart and USO Central Florida support the troops

Brandon Kmart and USO Central Florida support the troops

BRANDON — For the second year, the Brandon Kmart has partnered with USO Central Florida to donate $1,000 in school supplies for children of military personnel at MacDill Air Force Base and the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater....
Published: 08/26/15
Desire to help others fuels Second Saturday Serve

Desire to help others fuels Second Saturday Serve

VALRICO — Karen Kiehl only has to talk about the monthly community service initiatives she leads out of Horizon Christian Church to get choked up. Some of the missions she and her small army of Second Saturday Serve volunteers undertake stir u...
Published: 08/26/15
Comedy is no bitter pill for South Shore resident

Comedy is no bitter pill for South Shore resident

APOLLO BEACH – Heather Campese knows anger. Lung cancer at 23. Divorced with kids at home in 2008. Online dating ups and downs. And most recently, her fiancée left her days before the wedding was scheduled. She didn’t need a doctor to tel...
Published: 08/25/15
Updated: 08/26/15
Ice cream, tea party for the dog days of summer

Ice cream, tea party for the dog days of summer

Nothing sets our pooches tails waggin’ like treats from the freezer, especially on sizzling hot days when summer is giving us its last and best punch.
Published: 08/25/15

Valrico man shot in car outside Tampa apartment complex

A Valrico man was seriously injured early this morning when police say he was shot while in his vehicle outside a Tampa apartment complex.
Published: 08/24/15

Dancing to the rhythm of life

From the back she looked to be much older than I. She had snow white hair, a well-lined face with the wrinkles of experience and hands that spoke of a lifetime of hard work. She sat in the bleachers of the outdoor amphitheater just ahead of me, and w...
Published: 08/21/15
Community gardens are great places

Community gardens are great places

If you don’t have room for a garden or enough sun or the needed motivation, consider joining a community garden. You can learn from scratch or add to your skills, meet new friends and see how much can be grown in a small place with fairly litt...
Published: 08/21/15
Lunch improved, any way you slice it

Lunch improved, any way you slice it

There was a period in my life when packing a lunch was such an easy meal to throw together in the morning.
Published: 08/21/15
Video: Men shatter glass door during break-in at Brandon beauty school

Video: Men shatter glass door during break-in at Brandon beauty school

Surveillance video released by detectives shows two men breaking into a Brandon cosmotology school early Wednesday and stealing two computer hard drives, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said. ...
Published: 08/21/15