As the City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management’s storm debris removal operations nears completion, the Department is able to resume the Solid Waste Enhanced Environment Program (S.W.E.E.P) for the remaining neighborhoods prior to the end of the year. Beginning Monday, November 6, 2017, S.W.E.E.P. servicesContinue Reading

Discounted admission and ride tickets for the 2017 Florida State Fair now are available at all area Walgreens through February 8, as well as online at FloridaStateFair.com. Individuals and families can save up to 30 percent off the price at the gate by buying in advance. The 113th Florida StateContinue Reading

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The investigational drug, at least partially credited for saving the life of 16-year-old Sebastian Deleon, the teen that was infected with the 97 percent lethal “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri, miltefosine is on the shelves at the Tampa VA hospital as part of a consignment program between the Orlando-based pharmaceutical company,Continue Reading

Parents across Florida shopping for the upcoming school year get a smaller, shorter back-to-school sales tax holiday than last year. The Florida 2016 Sales Tax Holiday is only this weekend as legislators rejected Gov. Rick Scott’s plan for ten full days. Florida state officials also recently voted to cut allowances on clothing,Continue Reading

For the fourth consecutive year, Tampa General Hospital has been named one of the nation’s Most Wired Hospitals by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum. Technology is improving the efficiency of the delivery of care and patient interactions, according to the 18th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® survey, releasedContinue Reading

Dixon Hughes Goodman, a U.S. top 20 public accounting and advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Brian Kilbane will serve as Office Managing Partner of its Tampa Bay, Florida office, which focuses primarily on serving the insurance industry. With more than 15 years of insurance industry experience, including three yearsContinue Reading

Atom Tickets, the first-of-its-kind mobile movie ticketing platform, expands its service to moviegoers across Dallas, Houston, Miami, Tampa, Orlando, Kansas City, Charlotte and Raleigh. Atom Tickets launched previously in Los Angeles/Southern California, Atlanta and Nashville; in addition to select theaters across the U.S. and Canada. The platform will be available nationwideContinue Reading

“The FMA applauds Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s decision to join seven other state attorneys general, the District of Columbia, and the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division in a legal challenge to stop the proposed merger of Aetna and Humana. “We commend Attorney General Bondi’s leadership in takingContinue Reading

On August 11, 2016 Ken Scherdell, National Chaplain for CBMC, will be the speaker at the Marketplace Ambassador Luncheon.  Ken will be sharing his heart on the attribute of “Genuinely caring for others”. Please register now for your table sponsorship or ticket and consider whom the Lord would have you invite. “Therefore we areContinue Reading

In June, the Barnett family announced that 59-year-old Carol Jenkins Barnett, Chairman and President of Publix Super Markets Charities, has been diagnosed with younger onset Alzheimer’s disease. Due to her recent diagnosis, Mrs. Barnett has voluntarily decided to step down from the Board of Publix Super Markets, effective immediately, to focusContinue Reading

Orlando and Tampa, as well as eight other cities across the United States, were selected to get commercial air service between the United States and Havana, Cuba, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Thursday. “Today we take another important step toward delivering on President Obama’s promise to reengage Cuba,” U.S. TransportationContinue Reading

Sponsors are being sought for the September 23 Brand New Day Gala, the fifth annual such event to support the University Area Community Development Corporation (CDC). This fifth annual gala will raise much-needed funds for the University Area CDC, which works to improve the economic, education and social levels ofContinue Reading

Smart City Networks will continue to be the official provider of digital communications services at Tampa Convention Center (TCC) meetings and events for the next two years. The contract extension calls for the nation’s leading events technology and telecommunications provider to leverage its expertise and advanced technologies to deliver clear, reliableContinue Reading

Radiation is a commonly used therapeutic option to treat liver metastases, with the majority of tumors maintained under control after one year. However, some patients do not respond as well to radiation treatment, and the factors that predict patient outcomes are unclear. Moffitt Cancer Center researchers report that liver metastases haveContinue Reading

Hillsborough County leaders gathered today at Tampa Bay Tech High School to celebrate the launch of the Manufacturing Alliance of Hillsborough County.  The Alliance is the next phase in the county-wide initiative to increase awareness of career opportunities in the manufacturing sector. The goal of the Alliance is to raiseContinue Reading