From the outside, it looked a lot like House Speaker Richard Corcoran was working hard to swing the Republican primary in House District 58 to Lawrence McClure over Yvonne Fry.
A year and a half.
That's the time Channel Drive, a band made up of local high school students, had to organize concerts, create music, produce an album and perform in front of audiences before three-fourths of the group were to leave for college.
This column was written to coincide with the International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11. It comes on the heels of an announcement from the Boy Scouts of America that the organization will begin accepting girls.
Tuxes & Tails
Who could resist Event Show Productions showgirls samba-ing down the Tuxes & Tails catwalk carrying furry homeless pets? With Hillsborough Sheriff Chad Chronister, family restaurateur/event co-chair Andrea Gonzmart and a dozen other "celebs" right behind them showwalking …
James Butler was a Marine captain who piloted helicopters in Vietnam and flew 988 missions there.
God gives every person unique talents to use them, says Heanon Tate, pastor of Force of Life Church in North Tampa.
SOUTH TAMPA — Lots of folks daydream about quitting their jobs to play with dogs, but shortly after moving to Florida 15 years ago, Natalie Conner actually did it.
TAMPA — One imagines lively conversations around the Spielberg family dinner table, undoubtably spurring the creativity of one of the most popular film producers and directors in history.
There are certain jobs in elective office that carry with them a slightly higher expectation when it comes to how one behaves in public.
Atlanta, a place known for rising from the ashes of the Civil War to become an international city, proved to be a perfect backdrop for Artricia James-Heard's own rise from what she calls "a very vulnerable time in her life."
TAMPA — A new leader has been installed at one of East Tampa's leading nonprofit agencies following reports that money is going out faster than it's coming in.
Tom Hall has traveled the world and developed a sense of what works, what doesn't, and what is to come.
Those piles of branches snapped off by the hurricane finally are disappearing from the front of homes in the Tampa Bay area, one last reminder of the bullet many dodged by not preparing properly for the day when a storm may hit the region head on.
It was during a summer academic camp for high school students at Northwestern University that Fentrice Driskell spoke the words that forever changed her life. As everyone went around introducing themselves and proclaiming their college aspirations, Driskell realized suddenly she hadn't settled on a school. So she …
SOUTH TAMPA — Playgrounds of Tampa owner Mike Addabbo is expanding into the do-it-yourself industry with his new endeavor: Twisted Crafts.