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Touch a Truck in Bradenton

Touch a Truck in Bradenton

Just a reminder that Downtown Central Library’s annual Touch a Truck event is taking place this Saturday, December 30, from 11 AM to 2 PM. It’s a great…

One Church One Child of Florida

One Church One Child of Florida

PRESS RELEASE: One Church One Child of Florida reaches out to local communities in efforts to help change the situation for Children in Florida.  On any given day,…

A simple plan to help our neighbors

A simple plan to help our neighbors

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN This is not a story of self-promotion, although it does involve the promotion of an idea. The newsroom staff for The Observer News publications is…

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MTC trains for growth, prosperity for grads and residents alike

MTC trains for growth, prosperity for grads and residents alike

“Every individual in the county interacts with an MTC graduate. Whether it’s with a firefighter…

SCC Area Chamber of Commerce hosts 7th annual awards dinner

SCC Area Chamber of Commerce hosts 7th annual awards dinner

By LOIS KINDLE It was a night of brilliance and aspiration Jan. 12 as the…

SimonMed Imaging opens center in Sun City Center

SimonMed Imaging opens center in Sun City Center

By LOIS KINDLE Patients needing any kind of diagnostic imaging now have one of the…

Addiction to painkillers takes 91 lives a day in America

Addiction to painkillers takes 91 lives a day in America

Patients who misuse the drugs often “shop” doctors to get their supplies or steal drugs…

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Chamber News & Views

Chamber News & Views

By LYNNE CONLAN Executive Director, Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce You don’t have to have a big bank account to bring your business into the spotlight.…

Letter to the Editor January 18, 2018

Re: Opioids. What about those who need them? What about pointing at the other side of using narcotics, the many cases in which narcotics are the only lifeline…

Chamber News & Views

By Lynne Conlan Executive Director, Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce When people attend networking events, they do so to gain something: referrals, exposure, connections and, of…

Obituaries

Obituaries January 18, 2018

Theo C. Forney Theo C. “Zeke” Forney, 80,  of Riverview, Florida and formerly of Pittsfield, Pennsylvania, and formerly of Plainwell, Michigan…

Obituaries January 11, 2018

Zelda M. Held Zelda M. “Dusty” Held nee Swartzfager, age 92, entered eternal life on December 31, 2017, from her home…

Obituaries January 4, 2018

Robert J. Siatkowski Robert J. Siatkowski, 75, passed away on December 17, 2017. Robert was the husband of Debbie Siatkowski and…