Living The Dream In Connerton

Homebuyer preferences are constantly evolving, no matter the age of buyers. The days of formal living and dining rooms have changed into great rooms and family living centers. Luckily, most buyers - regardless of age - are looking for the same features in a community. A recent study by the National Association of Home Builders revealed that although priority rankings vary slightly between … [Read more...]

Zephyrhills appoints police chief

Following a four-month nationwide search for its next police chief, the city of Zephyrhills has opted to hire from within, appointing interim chief Derek Brewer the city’s permanent, full-time police chief. At its Sept. 25 meeting, the Zephyrhills City Council voted 4-1 in favor of Brewer, a 15-year veteran of the Zephyrhills Police Department who’s served as the interim chief since May … [Read more...]

New style of pizza coming to Lutz

A new pizza joint is set to open this summer at Northgate Square in Lutz. Uncle Maddio’s, located at 3949 Van Dyke Road in Lutz, plans to open its doors in late August; it replaces the now-vacant Johnston’s Hallmark store next to the Publix Super Market. It will be the first of five Tampa area locations for the create-your-own, fast-casual pizza franchise. The 3,500-square-foot … [Read more...]

Another winning lottery ticket sold locally

Just days after a Lutz woman claimed a $1 million prize from a grocery store in Lutz, a Publix Super Market near Sunlake High School is boasting an even bigger lottery prize. A Riverview man purchased a Flamingo Fortune scratch-off game ticket from the Publix, located at 18901 State Road 54 in Lutz, and won $3 million. John Opliger, 35, chose to receive a one-time lump-sum payment of $2.3 … [Read more...]