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New courses for fall, more coming in spring!

By PENNY FLETCHER SUN CITY CENTER – The courses may be noncredit but the knowledge is vast. Sally Erath, academic dean at Community Church College, has been asking people what…

Balm community planners expand its borders

By MELODY JAMESON BALM – When community planners assemble here next week, they will be dealing with a bigger Balm. Responding to sentiment expressed in recent meetings by members of…

Can art save South Hillsborough?

By Mitch Traphagen RUSKIN — Even in a cold global economy, art is red hot. Last week in London, the Frieze art fair put $350 million in art on the…

Cultural center business plan, finances still works in progress

By MELODY JAMESON RUSKIN — This community’s developing center for exhibiting creative arts is exhibiting a flair for creative financing. Reviews by both county staff and local entities of the…

A vision realized: South Shore Market to be patterned after Ybor

By PENNY FLETCHER RUSKIN — Fresh fruits and vegetables, plants, cut flowers, prepared foods both to eat on site and in take-home packages, hand-made arts and crafts and specialty items…

Obituaries October 13, 2011

Jeff Romain Jeff Romain, 40, son of a well-known local housepainter, Ken Romain and his wife, Nan McNamara, R.N., died Oct. 9, 2011 of Huntington’s Disease. Jeff joined Ken and…

Observations: Nothing more to lose

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN A friend I have known since second grade sent an email telling me his dog had been diagnosed with lymphatic cancer. In the email, he included a…

Camp Bayou to serve up a day of family fun on Saturday

By Mitch Traphagen RUSKIN — Celebrate the beginning of autumn at Camp Bayou this weekend with some great food and music, along with the incomparable environment the outdoor learning center…

Planners assessing Tampa Bay water taxi for commuters

By MELODY JAMESON While many questions remain, professional planners now are examining an unusual transportation answer: a commuters’ Tampa Bay water taxi from a South County site. A feasibility study…

Woman on a mission

By PENNY FLETCHERSOUTH COUNTY – When June Wallace attended a meeting of her Soroptimist group in April 2009 she had no idea her life was about to change forever. At…

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