Observations
The magic in Gibtown

The magic in Gibtown

Observations: The magic in Gibtown By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.net I feel fortunate to have lived in this part of the Tampa Bay area before it was discovered. When…

Hope and humanity

Hope and humanity

Observations: Hope and humanity By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.net Okay, everyone! Raise your hands if you are happy to see 2016 finally draw to a close. Whoa! Well, it…

A home for Christmas

A home for Christmas

Observations: A home for Christmas By MITCH TRAPHAGEN I doubt I’m alone in describing the formative years of my life as made up of blessings along with a curse…

News

Five Wishes

Five Wishes

Seminar to give residents free, legal resource for making final wishes known By LOIS KINDLE…

Local doctor authorized to issue medical cannabis

Local doctor authorized to issue medical cannabis

Sun City Center doctor authorized by state to issue orders for medical cannabis By LOIS…

Amazon sets records

Amazon sets records

Amazon Ruskin center sets holiday season records Local fulfillment center for retail giant shipped nearly…

Samaritan Services provides solutions

Samaritan Services provides solutions

Samaritan Services provides solutions By PHYLLIS HODGES hodgespress@gmail.com Unless you are one of the 250…

Doctor offers affordable care program

Doctor offers affordable care program

Apollo Beach doctor introduces program to help folks get affordable primary care By LOIS KINDLE…

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Columns

Faith in Fitness

Faith in Fitness

Sight, sounds, smells of India By ROSIE KORFANT Since visiting India over 25 years ago, I knew I wanted to return. Two years ago, God began “niggling” at my…

Remember when

Remember when

The Riverview area was also called Peru? By PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.net It’s hard to believe I’m already writing the second column in 2017 and that it’s been four…

You, me and business

You, me and business

What do we actually do here at the chamber? By DANA DITTMAR A couple of weeks ago, someone asked me what all we do here at the Sun City…

Obituaries

Obituaries: January 12, 2017

Obituaries: January 12, 2017

Robert E. Carroll Robert E. Carroll, 95, passed away at Palm Gardens on December 27, 2016. He is survived by his…

Obituaries: January 5, 2017

Obituaries: January 5, 2017

Jerry K. Helton Jerry K. Helton, 77, of Riverview, passed away on December 20, 2016. Jerry was a proud veteran of…

Obituaries: December 29, 2016

Obituaries: December 29, 2016

Charles W. Collett Charles W. Collett, of Sun City Center, Florida, age 72, beloved husband and father, passed away December 22,…