North of Tampa: May 28, 2000
May 28, 2000
2 schools or 1?
A rift has developed between parents over a new elementary school planned for Tampa Palms. Some want two separate schools; others favor unifying them, with younger pupils in one building and older children in the other.
Business planned for Corey Lake Isles site
CROSS CREEK -- The developer of Corey Lake Isles is seeking a zoning change that would allow him to bring commerce to the neighborhood. He has filed a major modification application to build a self-storage warehouse, office space and a day care center.
Drawings put a form to proposed elementary school
Attendance boundaries have yet to be established and funding is not complete, but plans for the new school are proceeding.
INS bureaucracy keeping woman from ill mother
Editor's note: Two months ago, we published a column about Ben and Olesiya Pratt of Country Run. Olesiya Pratt, who came here from the Ukraine, is having trouble returning to that country to visit her mother, who is ill.
Crist leads in fund-raising for Senate 13 seat
The state representative has raised more than four times as much money as Faye Culp, his nearest competitor for the state post. Most of that money comes from political action committees.
Graduation has a bittersweet flavor
Seniors in Walter L. Sickles High School's second-ever graduating class look to the future while remembering fallen classmates.
Gaither's seniors celebrate their millennium passage
There's just something special about being the Class of 2000, they were told. And special it was, with many honor students and $4-million in scholarships.
Woman's Club is honored again
For the third time in five years, the Lutz-Land O'Lakes Woman's Club has been named the best club for its size in Florida. The club, with 85 members, was tops among clubs with 50 to 100 members.
Meeting to address water issues
As part of a study, residents are being asked to help set priorities for water management practices.