Observations
Adventures on the Snowbird trail

Adventures on the Snowbird trail

Observations: Adventures on the Snowbird trail By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.net It seemed every snowbird who held out up north for the holidays had the same idea: Give it…

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…

News

WOMEN IN BUSINESS

WOMEN IN BUSINESS

Local entrepreneur starts training, support group to help other women in business By LOIS KINDLE…

SCC club information

SCC club information

‘Club Information & More’ returns with Van Eycken hosting By PHYLLIS HODGES hodgespress@gmail.com Without a…

Poker Ride Jan. 14

Poker Ride Jan. 14

Play a bit of poker at Little Manatee River State Park Saturday By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net…

Median improvements

Median improvements

CA assumes maintenance of Pebble Beach medians By PHYLLIS HODGES hodgespress@gmail.com The Sun City Center Community…

The circus came to town

The circus came to town

In Gibsonton: The show did go on… Photo gallery at end of article. By MITCH TRAPHAGEN…

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Columns

Remember when

Remember when

Wimauma was a city like Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace? By PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.net Having only moved to South County in January 1980, I don’t remember the…

You, me and business

You, me and business

There are real laws about driving a golf cart By DANA DITTMAR CEO, SCC Chamber Periodically, over the six-plus years I’ve written this column, some have elicited an…

Positive Talk

Positive Talk

Visibility — one of the keys to success By WILLIAM HODGES hodgespress@gmail.com Can you imagine what kind of world it would be if everyone hid their light under…

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,…