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Posted on: September 2, 2014

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Your Hillsborough County Public Libraries

The Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting three popular annual contests, in addition to offering many exciting programs and events emphasizing Hispanic culture... Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2014

From the Hillsborough County Consumer Protection Agency: Flipping Money Scams

Are you desperate for cash? If so, you may be easy prey for this get rich quick scheme. Flipping money scams are showing up on social media sites. If you receive a message on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or any other social... Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2014

Rock the Rails Skateboard Contest and Concert Series Comes to Hillsborough County

Skateboard enthusiasts of all ages should get ready to shred and grind the rails and show off their best skate tricks at the first Rock the Rails Skateboard Contest and Concert Series. The event takes place Saturday, Sept.... Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2014

34th Annual Tampa Bay Senior Games Scheduled Sept. 29 to Oct. 17

The 34th Annual Tampa Bay Senior Games takes place from Sept. 29 to Oct. 17. Registration is currently underway and will remain open until Sept. 17 for anyone who will be age 50 or older by the end of this year.

The Tampa... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2014

Public Meeting to Discuss Proposed Development for County Property at Hunters Green

The Hillsborough County Real Estate and Facilities Services Department has scheduled a public information meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 9 for developers to present their proposals for the development of the County-owned property... Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2014

Pet Resource Center Offers Back-to-School Specials at First Saturday Celebration on Sept. 6

Hillsborough County's Pet Resource Center, the County's animal shelter, invites the community to another First Saturday Celebration on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the facility at 440 N.... Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2014

Eat at Joe's Latin Style Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Kick off football season in style - Latin style - at this month's Eat at Joe's lunchtime concert series. A special edition of Eat at Joe's Latin Style will honor Hispanic Heritage Month with help from the Tampa Bay... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2014

Free WiFi Available Now in Joe Chillura Courthouse Square and Fred Karl County Center

Hillsborough County launches free WiFi for the public tomorrow, Aug. 28, at 11 a.m. in Joe Chillura Courthouse Square and around Fred Karl County Center at the corner of Pierce Street and Kennedy Boulevard in downtown Tampa.... Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2014

Community Leaders Unveil Plan to Prevent Violence

Contact: Stephen P. Hegarty
Chair, Communications Subcommittee813-272-4060

A diverse group of community leaders on Monday (Aug. 25) will unveil a groundbreaking long-term plan to prevent violence in Hillsborough County... Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2014

Enjoy Fabulous FREE Programs @ Your Library® This September

Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for interesting, entertaining and informative programs for the entire family this September. For a... Read More

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Posted on: August 20, 2014

County UF/IFAS Extension Offers Women and Money Class Series in September

Hillsborough County UF/IFAS Extension Service in partnership with Financial Planning Association of Tampa Bay is offering a Women and Money class series in September to help people achieve their financial goals.

The... Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2014

Construction to Begin on Hillsborough County Station No. 7 Relocation

Construction for the relocation of Hillsborough County Fire Rescue South Brandon Station No. 7 is set to begin. The new location, 1292 Bloomingdale Ave., is strategically positioned to respond to the increase in calls... Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2014

Hillsborough Code Enforcement Operation Fight the Blight Coming to Greater Palm River

Hillsborough County Code Enforcement continues its successful Operation Fight the Blight program with a gigantic campaign in the Greater Palm River community from Sept. 2-Sept.30.

The month-long cleanup is slated to... Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2014

Pet Resource Center Unveils New Medical and Surgical Suite

The Pet Resource Center, Hillsborough County's public animal shelter and the first place for pets, is proud to unveil its new, state-of-the-art veterinary suite aimed at increasing positive outcomes for the community's... Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2014

Public Information Meetings Scheduled for Countywide Hazards and Flood Plan Update

A series of five meetings are scheduled to provide residents throughout Hillsborough County information about the 2015 update to Hillsborough County's Read on...

Posted on: July 30, 2014

Commissioner Sandy Murman's South County Job Fair 2014: It's time for businesses to register!

Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandy Murman, in association with CareerSource Tampa Bay and Hillsborough Community College, will be hosting a South County Job Fair on Friday, October 3rd, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the... Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2014

2014 Hillsborough County Hurricane Guides Now Available Throughout Community

To help residents prepare for the hurricane season that runs through Nov. 30, Hillsborough County has released the 2014 Disaster Planning Guide, The Official Guide for the Tampa Bay Area. Guides are available in both English... Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2014

Hillsborough County Debuts Directory of Locally Grown Food Products

Shoppers and chefs looking for locally grown and produced food products can now find them more easily thanks to the new Hillsborough-Grown ... Read on...


Library News

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Posted on: September 2, 2014

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Your Hillsborough County Public Libraries

The Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting three popular annual contests, in addition to offering many exciting programs and events emphasizing Hispanic culture... Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2014

Enjoy Fabulous FREE Programs @ Your Library® This September

Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for interesting, entertaining and informative programs for the entire family this September. For a... Read More

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Parks, Recreation & Conservation News

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Posted on: September 9, 2013

Working Parents Don’t Have To Scramble On No-School Days For Sitters

Don’t let no-school days become a logistical nightmare of scrambling for last-minute sitters, paying high prices for drop-in day care centers, or using up vacation days. Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation... Read on...

Posted on: December 28, 2012

Portions Of Alderman's Ford Park Trail To Be Temporarily Closed Starting Jan. 2

Hillsborough County announces that portions of the trail at Alderman's Ford Regional Park, 9625 Canoe Launch Loop... Read on...


Solid Waste News

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Posted on: August 17, 2014

Household Chemicals and Electronics Collection - Sheldon Road on September 6

Hillsborough County residents are encouraged to safely dispose of household chemicals and electronics by taking them to our collection events for proper disposal.

The next Household Chemicals and Electronics Collection... Read on...

Information on items accepted...