North of Tampa: July 21, 2000
July 21, 2000
The crosses they bear
Memorials dot roads around the county, providing comfort to survivors but sometimes provoking discord among passers-by.
Bringing in the great outdoors
A wildlife mural decorates a lakefront Odessa home, along with an antique canoe and a Kodiak bear skin.
Well-tended properties win honors
The North Pointe Homeowners Association has honored the following Home of the Month winners for June. A Home of the Month sign is placed on each resident's property for one month. Descriptions of the winning homes were provided by the association.
Neighbors perturbed by unkept, dirty yard
A Carrollwood resident came under scrutiny for a wall he built around his home. Now, his messy yard creates more fury.
New store/ gas station is going up on U.S. 41
LUTZ -- In place of an antique store, a local doctor is developing a small convenience store and gasoline station.
Some are steamed over water reuse plan
County officials say they are moving forward so that cost estimates for a reclaimed water system can be better estimated.
City Hall plans New Tampa office
Officials say a City Hall branch is needed in New Tampa to accommodate the area's recent growth spurt.
Officials: New school will open on time
Various delays have slowed its progress, but officials promise new Pride Elementary will be ready for the first day of classes.
'There may be some Picassos ... here'
A $1.2-million effort to help keep kids off the streets and out of trouble may serve as an outlet for budding young artists.
Each cross has a story of its own
Motorists often wonder about the circumstances that lead to a cross or memorial being erected. Here are some stories.
Teen finds field events are her strength
Alana Singleton is one of the top track athletes in Hillsborough, a state champion and a top hammer thrower on the national scene.
Woman charged in 2 bank robberies
WEST MEADOWS -- In January, a woman entered the AmSouth Bank and demanded money, according to Tampa police. She indicated she was armed before making off with the cash.