North of Tampa: May 21, 2000
May 21, 2000
City copes with recent shootings
A recent outburst of violence in suburban Carrollwood has residents feeling shaken. The town has seen two murders and two shootings since May 12.
Another 40 single-family homes planned on Race Track Road
KEYSTONE -- Once a quiet drive through the country, Race Track Road is fast becoming one of the hottest locations to build in Hillsborough County.
.18 new ambulances ease job of paramedics
The vehicles, purchased with $1.8-million from the Community Investment Tax, replace an aging fleet.
Teary seniors bid goodbye to Wharton
At a graduation ceremony, many reminisce about the good times and friends they are leaving behind.
Plan for homes galvanizes foes
Residents mount a campaign against a rezoning to allow six houses and 137 town homes near Veterans Expressway.
Farewell to a shepherd
A pastor known just by his first name transfers after 11 years. Congregants credit him with building a fun, open church.
Accused pot growers plead guilty
Sentencing in federal court for the two men is scheduled for July 11.
The week in review
ONE DEAD, ONE CRITICALLY INJURED AFTER CARROLLWOOD PIZZA SHOOTINGS: Two former employees barged into a Carrollwood restaurant May 13, turned their guns on co-owner Mike Robie and shot him 10 times, investigators said.
Youth theater making a move to the Old Lutz Schoolhouse
Classes will focus on improvisation, characterization and story-building and be divided into two age groups: 7- to 10 year-olds and 11- to 14-year-olds.
Leto makes strong showing in state track championships
Paced by Michael Jenkins, Leto High School took second place in the Class 3A state championships last weekend, losing out by only a half point to Penscacola Woodham.
High GPAs earn kudos for Gryphons softball
CITRUS PARK -- In two out of its first three seasons, the Sickles High softball team made it to the state final four.
VOLLEYBALL: Sickles standout Kim Rice has signed a scholarship with Pasco-Hernando Community College.
Referendum is needed on community center proposal