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Obituaries May 5, 2011

Sharon A. CarterSharon A. Carter, 45, of Harpers Ferry, IA, died April 7, 2011, after a long battle with MS. Survivors include her mother, Cynthia Gifford of Sun City Center,…

A Ruskin ‘mom & pop’ store supersizes

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN RUSKIN — South Shore Bait & Tackle, a long-time favorite stop for area fishermen near the corner of U.S. Highway 41 and Shell Point Road in Ruskin,…

Editorial: Wishing a man dead

Mark Twain once said, “I’ve never wished a man dead, but I have read some obituaries with great pleasure.” I am not the man that Twain was. I have wished…

Waiting on Endeavour

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN TITUSVILLE, FL — The Space Shuttle Endeavour was scheduled to lift off for its final voyage on Friday, April 29 at 3:47 p.m. Endeavour’s launch will be…

Non-retiring retirees embark on a year-long birthday party

Photo gallery below By MELODY JAMESON SUN CITY CENTER – Backing pretty words with plenty of action, this community sallied forth on its second half century this week with gusto.…

Citizens meetings set as county redistricting gets underway

By MELODY JAMESON With one of Hillsborough County’s largest, most growth oriented commission districts touching many of them, South County residents get their first crack at helping redraw local representation…

Gas prices: definitely not the same for everyone

By PENNY FLETCHER SOUTH COUNTY — By the time this story comes out, the gas prices quoted here will probably have changed. That’s because they seem to be changing just…

Florida officials respond to death of Osama bin Laden

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN In a surgical raid that lasted just over 40 minutes, America’s most wanted man, Osama bin Laden, the assumed mastermind of the 9/11 terrorist attack on the…

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