Free isn’t always free, especially with cell phones

A full-page ad that appeared in a South Florida newspaper in May has caught the attention of the Better Business Bureau, which warns consumers that just because someone claims a product is free doesn’t mean it is free. The ad, according to the consumer advocacy organization, offered “easy-to-use senior mobile cell phones free” for senior citizens. The advertiser is a company that has earned an … [Read more...]

Region under severe thunderstorm watch

The National Weather Service says a line of strong thunderstorms have formed in the Gulf of Mexico, and are threatening the entire Tampa Bay region — including Pasco and Hillsborough counties — until 8 p.m. Meteorologists with the weather service detected the storms just after 2 p.m. Friday along a line extending from Honeymoon Island near Palm Harbor to Longboat Key. The system was moving … [Read more...]

Business Digest 02-26-14

Process server comes to Wesley Chapel Archangel Services has opened a new office in Wesley Chapel, providing the legal community with process service business. The company is licensed in Pasco, Hillsborough, Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties. For more information, visit, or call (813) 358-6390.  Costine retires from tax collector’s office Cindy Costine, a longtime … [Read more...]