North of Tampa: April 23, 2000
North of Tampa
|[Times photo: Mike Pease]
A Westchase homeowner is fighting restrictions on driveway basketball goals.
Losing the lakes
While low rainfall is certainly a root cause of low lake levels, the causes behind the phenomenon are complex and not the same everywhere.
Father's goal is to keep son's hoop game
Westchase deed restrictions say homeowners cannot have permanent basketball goals in their driveways. Or do they? A father thinks he has found a loophole.
Hillsborough student named presidential scholar
The senior earned a 6.5 grade point average and an SAT score of 1590.
County pauses on land deal to give people a say
Details of collecting public input are uncertain and commissioners already indicated an inclination to approve it.
Newfound fame follows fish-struck teen
The Sickles junior is expected home this weekend after recovering from a stab wound caused by a wayward houndfish. Oh, and David Letterman's show has called.
Neighbor who faces assault charges is arrested again
The woman many suspect of vandalism and assaults in their neighborhood is charged with shoplifting. She is accused of stealing two NASCAR compass helmets.
Mayor still open to east-west road
Traffic was of concern of several New Tampa Community Council members, who asked Tampa's leader pointed questions about his transportation plans.
Gaither gallop comes to halt in tournament
TAMPA -- For five days and four innings, Gaither was right in the thick of things. In fact, like most of this baseball season, the Cowboys were a surprise, sweeping through their competition at the Tony Saladino tournament last week en route to the championship game Thursday.