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Posted on: April 28, 2016

Take Your Business to the Next Level During National Small Business Week, May 1 - 7

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 28, 2016) - Hillsborough County will host a series of free activities for small business owners and budding entrepreneurs in conjunction with National Small Business Week, which is celebrated May 1-7. Local experts will pr...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

New Traffic Signals Coming to Brandon Area Neighborhoods to Improve Safety

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 28, 2016) - Hillsborough County residents will soon notice two new intersection traffic signal projects south of East Lumsden Road in Brandon. Installation of the first new traffic signal at the intersection of Durant and ...Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2016

BOCC to Hold Public Hearings Regarding Mobility Fees and Community Transportation Plan

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 26, 2016) - The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners will hold public hearings in the community this week to consider ordinances related to the Community Transportation Plan. Legal Notice for these hearings wa...

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Posted on: April 26, 2016

Women's Conference of Florida 2016

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 26, 2016) - The 2016 Women's Conference of Florida, Chaired by Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandra L. Murman, and Florida's first statewide professional women's conference, will debut May 19-20 in Tampa, FL.

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Posted on: April 25, 2016

Pet Resource Center's First Saturday Celebration Marks National "Be Kind to Animals Week"

Be a humane hero to your future pet and celebrate national "Be Kind to Animals Week" at the Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center on May 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Pet Resource Center is the County';s animal shelter and The First Place for ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2016

Commissioner Sandy Murman Hosts Community Office Hours in South Tampa on Friday, April 29th

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 25, 2016) - Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandra L. Murman, District 1, will host community office hours from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Jan K. Platt Regional Library in Tampa, to hear from residents without them h...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016

Get in the Know at the James J. Lunsford Law Library During Law Week Events

Law Day and Law Week offer something for both legal professionals and the general public, as the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library proves with special events at the James J. Lunsford Law Library, 701 E. Twiggs St. in downtown Tampa.

The James J. Lun...

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Fair Housing Month is a Reminder that Help and Resources are Available Locally

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 22, 2016) - Do you know what to do if you feel you've been treated unfairly in your search for housing? If you're a property seller or landlord, are you aware of what is prohibited by fair housing laws?

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Avoid Insurance Fraud during National Financial Literacy Month

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 21, 2016) - Paying for insurance can be challenging, and for many consumers the cost makes it tempting to avoid getting coverage. But that safety net is vital when the unexpected happens. Just as insurance comes in differe...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016

Applicants Sought for Appraiser and Attorney Special Magistrates

Opportunities now exist for appraisers and attorneys to serve as Special Magistrates for the 2016 Value Adjustment Board.

An Appraiser Special Magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding valuation of real estate must be a state certified or licensed...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2016

Meet with Commissioner Beckner at his Community Office Hours - May 5

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 21, 2016) - Hillsborough County Commissioner Kevin Beckner, District 6, Countywide, is hosting office hours in the community one day every month in locations around the county. These events provide residents the opportunit...Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2016

Become a Florida Master Money Mentor and Help Others

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 19, 2016) - Hillsborough County Extension is offering training to those interested in becoming a Florida Master Money Mentor volunteer. The program is an opportunity for participants to learn more about personal finance an...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2016

Hillsborough County to Host Town Hall Meeting on Anti-Bullying

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 18, 2016) - Bullying is a reality for many students, and can impact their physical and emotional well-being and their ability to learn. Unfortunately, bullying is often undetected or overlooked by teachers, parents, and ev...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2016

Commissioner Sandy Murman Hosts Community Office Hours in South Tampa on Friday, April 29th

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 18, 2016) - Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandra L. Murman, District 1, will host community office hours from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Jan K. Platt Regional Library in Tampa, to hear from residents without them h...Read on...

Posted on: April 13, 2016

Hillsborough County to Recognize Jan Kaminis Platt with Ellsworth G. Simmons Good Government Award

The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners will present the 2016 Ellsworth G. Simmons Good Government Award to Jan Kaminis Platt, a former Hillsborough County Commissioner and Tampa City Council member. The presentation is scheduled for 9 a.m.,...

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Posted on: April 12, 2016

Free Community Cleanup Coming to Thonotosassa, April 18-22

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 12, 2016) - To help keep the Thonotosassa Community clean and safe, the Hillsborough County Resource Management Rapid Response Team has scheduled a community cleanup and curbside pickup service for Monday, April 18 through...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

Interact Hillsborough Festival Celebrates Diversity and Highlights Multicultural Communities

Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners Proclaims April 2016 "Diversity Community Month

Continuing a commitment to celebrate diversity and highlight multicultural communities and traditions, the Hillsborough County Diversity Advisory Council...

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Posted on: April 11, 2016

Traffic Advisory - Temporary Diversion of Big Bend Road to Begin April 12

Beginning at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12, traffic on Big Bend Road between US Highway 41 and Kings Lake Dr./Waterset Blvd. will be reduced to one lane in each direction during CSX railroad maintenance. Normal traffic patterns are expected to resume by the...

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Posted on: April 8, 2016

Board of County Commissioners to Hold Community Transportation Plan and Mobility Fee Workshop

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 8, 2016) - The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners will hold a workshop on the Community Transportation Plan and Mobility Fees on Wednesday, April 13. At the workshop, a request will be made for the Board of ...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2016

Meet with Commissioner Beckner at his Community Office Hours - April 14

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 8, 2016) - Hillsborough County Commissioner Kevin Beckner, District 6, Countywide, is hosting office hours in the community one day every month in locations around the county. These events provide residents the opportunity...Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2016

Apollo Beach Nature Preserve to Close for Shoreline Restoration on April 11

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 6, 2016) – Hillsborough County Conservation & Environmental Lands Management will close the Apollo Beach Nature Preserve on April 11, 2016, to protect public safety during the second phase of the Apollo Beach shoreline res...Read on...

Posted on: April 6, 2016

Two Selected for Induction into the Hillsborough County Women's Hall of Fame

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 6, 2016) - The Hillsborough County Commission on the Status of Women (COSW) is announcing the selection of two local distinguished women for induction into the 2016 class of the Hillsborough County Women's Hall of Fame.
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Posted on: April 6, 2016

Commissioner Stacy White Hosts Community Office Hours in Bloomingdale on Friday, April 29

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 5, 2016) - Hillsborough County Commissioner Stacy R. White, District 4, will host community office hours from 10 a.m. to noon at the Bloomingdale Regional Public Library in Valrico, to hear from residents without them havi...Read on...

Posted on: April 5, 2016

There is Still Time to Nominate an Outstanding Young Hillsborough County Resident for the YEA! Award

Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 5, 2016) - The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners wants to recognize the many positive contributions made by young people in our community through the Youth Excellence and Achievement Awards (YEA! Awards). N...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2016

Flatwoods Trail Loops to Close for Maintenance

Beginning in April, Hillsborough County Conservation and Environmental Lands Management will hold staggered trail closures for construction at the Flatwoods Wilderness Regional Park. Work includes providing maintenance to entrance roadways and the 7-mile ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2016

John B. Sargeant Park to Close April 4 - 8 for Park Entrance Construction

Beginning April 4, Hillsborough County Conservation and Environmental Lands Management will close John B. Sargeant Park for repairs and construction. The entrance will be repaved, widened, sealed, and re-striped, and the Accessible Parking area will be re...

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

No Foolin' - April Brings a Full Schedule of Events to County Senior Centers

Hillsborough County, Fla. (March 31, 2016) - Hillsborough County Aging Services offers a variety of activities for adults age 50 and over. Visit HillsboroughCounty.org/Aging to view activity calendars and additional center information, or call Aging Servi...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2016

Apollo Beach Skate Park Hosts Sea Breeze Skate Contest on April 15

Best Shredder skate contest series returns to Hillsborough County

Skateboard enthusiasts of all ages should get ready to catch air and show off their best skate techniques at next month's Sea Breeze Skate Contest, the first installment of an annual three-p...

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

2016 Hillsborough County Women's Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Jan. 21, 2016) - Today, the Hillsborough County Commission on the Status of Women announced the selection of former State Rep. Betty Reed and Lee Leavengood into the 2016 class of the Hillsborough County Women's Hall of Fame. Th...Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2016

Public Meeting to Discuss Proposed Location of Columbus Drive Tournament Sports Complex

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2016) - The Hillsborough County Parks & Recreation department has scheduled a public meeting for Tuesday, Jan. 26, to discuss the site of a proposed tournament sports complex on Columbus Drive. The proposed County-owned...Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2016

Library Cooperative Wants Feedback for the Future

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Jan. 12, 2016) - The Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative wants to hear from residents about the future of local public library services, programs, and facilities.

Beginning Jan. 19 and lasting through the spring, t...Read on...

Posted on: December 22, 2015

Maydell Drive Bridge Over Tampa Bypass Canal is Closed

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Dec. 21, 2015) - The Maydell Drive bridge over the Tampa Bypass Canal has been closed to all traffic until further notice.

The bridge, just south of State Road 60, connects traffic to Palm River Road and other points south. M...Read on...


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Posted on: April 29, 2016

May is a Month for Health and Fitness at Hillsborough County Senior Centers

Hillsborough County Aging Services offers a variety of activities for adults age 50 and over. Visit HillsboroughCounty.org/Aging to view activity calendars and additional center information, or call Aging Services at (813) 272-5250.

Seven Dimen...

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

May the Fourth be With You and Much More Happening at Libraries

Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for interesting, entertaining, and informative free programs for the entire family this May. For a comprehensive look at library programming, visit hcplc.org, select a library location, and view...

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Posted on: April 27, 2016

Call for SuperWhoLock Fan Art in the Library

Artistically-inclined fans of "Supernatural," "Doctor Who," and "Sherlock Holmes": unite! The Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library has a space waiting for you.

Hillsborough County artists of all ages are invited to submit SuperWhoLock fan art for a c...

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Posted on: March 30, 2016

Whether a Story or a Rhyme, April is Your Time at Local Libraries

Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for interesting, entertaining, and informative free programs for the entire family this April. For a comprehensive look at library programming, visit hcplc.org, select a library location, and vi...
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