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Hillsborough County

A Tearful Commissioner 'Fixes' His Anti-Gay Mistake (VIDEO)

Nadine Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nadine Smith

On June 5, Hillsborough County Commissioner Mark Sharpe choked back tears. Eight years earlier, almost to the day, Sharpe had joined with five other colleagues to cement in place a policy that banned recognition of gay pride. He expressed his regret for having voted for the policy.

Ban On 'Gay Publicity' To Be Nixed In Florida?

The Tampa Tribune | Mike Salinero | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

TAMPA -- Eight years ago, Hillsborough County commissioners voted to ban any county promotion of gay pride events or displays. To many residents, the...

Body Of Missing 11-Year-Old Girl Found In Pond Behind Florida Middle School

Posted 10.24.2012 | Education

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating in Florida after the body of a missing 11-year-old girl with Down syndrome was found in a re...