PLANT CITY — With qualifying completed this week, the field is set in a whirlwind special election to replace state Rep. Dan Raulerson, R-Plant City — and the race could come down to two candidates in a Republican primary, Yvonne Fry and Lawrence McClure.
TAMPA — Charlottesville happened.
Nearly 250 years into our country's story, Americans maintain the right to say and even do what to me (and I pray you), seem like unthinkable things.
President Donald Trump kicked off a firestorm over his statement that a missile attack from North Korea would "be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen."
Without aid of glasses, contact lenses or Lasik surgery, Hiroko Kato has clearer vision — when it comes to her career.
TAMPA — Originally, they came from Spain, Cuba, Panama and the Dominican Republic. They pursued a better life and the opportunity to become productive citizens in their new country.
I am a child of the "Duck & Cover" generation.
BRANDON — Pediatric patients at Brandon Regional Hospital were evacuated Monday night after a faulty air conditioner spewed smoke into the building, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said.
PLANT CITY — Country line dancing lessons and smoked hog wings have given way to New York strips au Poivre and lobster tails as a new, formal dining option called Crossroads Seafood and Steakhouse has opened in the former Uncle Mike's Smokehouse Grill location.
VALRICO — Eric Matus grew up a Green Bay Packers fan from Wisconsin near the Illinois border, and moved here seven years ago — like so many other transplants — for the weather.
It's important to realize when you're getting in over your head with a pet. It's just as important, at that point, to do the right thing. Not everyone does, as we saw in the headlines last week. Authorities were trying to find the cowardly motorist who was caught on video as he abandoned a dog near the busy intersection …