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The past six months have been the driest on record in the Tampa Bay area, Gilmore said, with the region receiving only a little over 4 inches of rain during that period.
Nearly all of the district, including the Tampa Bay area, is in the grips of "severe" drought, according to the National Drought Mitigation Center's drought monitor.
"We want to raise money, but also raise awareness about what work nonprofits do," said Norton, whose Community Foundation was created 27 years ago in Tampa and matches donors to other nonprofits in the area. "We want to bring new supporters to ...
Tampa, Fla. (WFLA) - crime Stoppers and Tampa police are asking for help to find a bike thief. Detectives say the unknown suspect took a $500 bike from a home on Culbreath Isles Drive.
About 30 of those positions are in Tampa, while 15 were remote salespeople. Nestle Professional, the food and beverage division of Nestle Global, is combining its food and beverage divisions and relocating operations to its headquarters in Solon, Ohio ...
Tampa Bay has discussed the possibility of moving down from the No. 19 overall pick with more than three teams. As many as four quarterbacks could go in the first round this year, although none are considered locks to become franchise passers such as ...
Backers say attendance at the conference, May 5-6 in Santa Clara, California, is a sign of maturity for the local tech community, which has been growing its skilled workforce and sources of capital.
A south Tampa mother is warning neighbors about a suspicious man she claims is exposing himself to students walking home from school.
Tampa (FOX 13) - An alligator decided his peaceful nap in the shade was the most important thing that would happen Wednesday.
The big addition to the third annual celebration of the Tampa Riverwalk is Saturday's Hot Dog Festival at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, which includes the crowning of "Tampa Bay's Best Hot Dog" through public voting, an eating competition and a "wiener ...
Kucherov, through agent Dan Milstein, told the Tampa Bay Times that his quotes came out of frustration. Milstein said Kucherov respects GM Steve Yzerman, coach Jon Cooper, but said not everyone on the team was "on board" with winning this season, ...
Tampa-based radio station 98 Rock's festival usually showcases the bigger names in modern rock, but this year they've picked a headliner with multi-generational appeal in Soundgarden.
Make Tampa matter. Make this a first-run, must-play market for any artist going on tour. Turn Amalie Arena into one of the top 10 concert venues in the country.
Tampa's tree ordinance is a model for the nation. For four decades, it has protected the city's tree canopy during boom times and bust, contributing to the city's appeal and providing millions of dollars in benefits, from avoiding energy costs to ...
Tampa Catholic high school student John Felletter just aced the test the keeps many of his peers up at night. The junior overcame some nerves and aced his ACT with a perfect score of 36.
The Tampa Bay Rays had hoped that they were getting a five tool player in Steven Souza. Thus far in 2017, he is finally delivering on that promise.
Tampa - In nearly 90 minutes before an overflow crowd Friday, John Morgan politicized Jesus, sprinkled in assorted profanities, suggested pharmaceutical companies "are in the business of premeditated murder" and talked unapologetically about getting ...
With record sales and a return on investment for the four local government partners, the ferry has shown potential, tapped the imagination of area residents and laid a foundation for future ferry service across Tampa Bay. The question now becomes how ...
Tampa, Fla. (WFLA) - A widow of a smoker is $15 million richer thanks to a Tampa jury, which ruled against Big Tobacco on Monday.
LAKE Wales (FOX 13) - A mandatory evacuation of the Indian Lake Estates community in east Polk County remained in place Saturday morning following a suspicious brush fire.
8:30 a.m., Urban Kai, 700 S Florida Ave., Tampa. $10. (813) 598-1634. Downtown Saturday Morning market: More than 170 local vendors including farmers, growers with fresh produce and gourmet and specialty foods, fresh-baked breads and treats.
Tampa's bar and restaurant Mecca along South Howard Avenue - SoHo if you're in the know - is something of a paradox.And maybe at a crossroads, too.
Lena Young, the widow of longtime Tampa Heights resident and community activist Arthur Green Jr., has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Tampa on behalf of his estate. The suit, filed this month in Hillsborough Circuit Court, accuses ...
Tampa's flag is somewhat infamous among vexillologists, who study flags, and a recurring curiosity among flag nerds on Reddit's vexillology page.
"This is an animal that eats eggs, small mammals, snakes, lizards, birds, maybe even a house cat," says Lewis Single, who works in the herpetology department at Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa. "That's a species I would be more concerned with in Hillsborough ...
The Tampa Bay metro area's jobless rate in March fell to 4.1 percent from 4.5 percent a year ago, but people are still looking for jobs, and better jobs.
The sold-out seminar Thursday at the Glazer Jewish community Center in Tampa will feature presentations by the top state official working in child abuse prevention, Mike Carroll of the state Department of children and Families, and Charlyn Harper ...
Tampa, Fla. - investors are now going door to door in one Tampa neighborhood, offering cash for homes with no questions asked. Homes near the ...
A local company is throwing it's hat in the ring to the build the border wall. Concrete Impressions in Temple Terrace builds sound barriers for highways all over ...
If the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are going to take a leap into annual contender status, this should be the season we begin seeing it.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are definitely on the upswing, just three years removed from being 2-14. Famous Jameis enters his third year firmly entrenched as team leader and legit FQB.
On its surface, Record Store Day (RSD) is a retail holiday. But it's also a chance for stores to remind Bay area music fans that the shops are just as important as venues and bands when it comes to calculating a community's musical worth.
Cigars helped put Tampa on the map when a Key West tobacco magnate moved his factory here in the 1880s. Today, the city is better known for its nightclubs and as the hub for the Tampa Bay region's booming restaurant scene (like newcomer On Swann, ...
April 19 - DAS Health unveiled expansion plans for its Tampa headquarters, including adding 30 new high-wage jobs by 2018. Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn joined David Schlaifer, CEO of DAS Health, and Craig Richard, president and CEO of the Tampa ...
Tampa - At Tampa International Airport, looking to the future is a bit like a mother planning for a child's growth spurt while trying to keep him in the same size ...
DAS Health, an IT health provider, is adding 30 jobs to its Tampa headquarters. DAS CEO David Schlaifer (center) cuts a ribbon with Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development corporation President Craig J. Richard (left) and Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn ...
Florida held its first bear hunt in 21 years in 2015, and ended it after just two days. 19. April. 0. Comments. UPDATE: Florida will not hold another bear hunt until 2019 at the earliest, the Florida fish and Wildlife conservation Commission decided ...
A Tampa company plans to covert the top eight floors of a downtown office building into "micro-apartments'' of about 300 to 400 square feet, aimed at young downtown workers who are willing to give up their cars for a chance to live without roommates in ...
The drink reportedly is a vanilla blended creme frappuccino with mango syrup, layered with a sour drizzle. It is topped off with some vanilla whipped cream and a sprinkle of sweet pink and sour blue powder topping.
A Tampa nightclub is seeking money from Chris Brown after he made a brief appearance, in which he allegedly punched a photographer early Monday morning then dipped.
Tampa, Fla. (WTSP) -- Getting around in Tampa just got a little fancier thanks to the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority, which is incorporating four ...
Tampa, Fla. -- It's only April, but it might as well be Christmas for Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston, who couldn't stop smiling when he returned to One Buc Place this week for the start of the team's offseason program and the beginning ...
"It was a very physical altercation," said Tampa police spokesman Stephen Hegarty. Along came cab driver Ray Freeman, who helped subdue Vila, Hegarty said.
"If our lot is full, people park on the street so we encourage people to bicycle," said Coppertail owner Kent Bailey, who also sponsors bike valets at downtown Tampa events. "When people see a safe place to store their bikes and someone looking over ...
The Florida highway patrol says an 8- to 9-foot alligator blocked traffic on the veterans Expressway on Wednesday morning.
Tampa, Fla. (WFLA) - A Tampa man was arrested on Wednesday for possessing hundreds of child pornography images. The Tampa police Department received a cyber tip via the National Center for Missing and Exploited children that pointed them to ...






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