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.
VALRICO — Like anybody with a sweet tooth, Scott Laviano has been known to sneak behind his wife, Rose, while she bakes cookies and steal one of the dough balls from the baking sheet before it hits the oven.
BRANDON — Sara Battaglia's love for dancing and generous heart has launched a feet-driven fundraising effort.
BRANDON — Strapping Leto High sophomore Michael Threatt loves playing the game of football as well as his current position of defensive end on the school's varsity team.
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."