When driving with the windows down, a stray bullet is not usually one of the objects a driver would expect to fly into the vehicle. This was not the case for a grandfather driving through Wesley Chapel. [click to continue…]
By Gary Nager
Yes, faithful readers, this is our biggest-ever response to our annual Dining Survey & Contest, as nearly 1,200 entries poured into our offices over a three-month period. The previous record was just under 1,000 entries a couple of years ago. So, thanks to everyone who took the time to enter this year’s contest, which was not only the most difficult for us to tabulate, but also the most difficult for those who did enter to stay within the contest rules. [click to continue…]
By Matt Wiley
UPDATE: The Hillsborough County Medical Examiner’s Office has determined that Donna Sheppard, wife of former Freedom principal David Sheppard, committed suicide. The cause of death has been determined to be drowning, but the autopsy and toxicology report still are pending, says medical examiner Dick Bailey. Stay tuned for updates as they become available.
An affair, a stalker and a suicide. While it may sound like a movie plot, these events have transpired right here in New Tampa during the past few months. [click to continue…]
By Gary Nager
As a primary media sponsor of the event, I am thrilled to be able to announce that the Rotary Club of New Tampa, in conjunction with five other local Rotary Clubs (New Tampa Noon, New Tampa Evening, Wesley Chapel, Temple Terrace and Tampa North), will host the tenth annual — and newly expanded (see below) — “Rotary PigFest,” the weekend of February 21-22, at the Primrose Park off Commerce Park Blvd. in Tampa Palms.