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Summer camps for kids are filling up fast!

By Penny Fletcher SOUTH COUNTY- Students looking forward to summer vacation June 8 have wide options for how they spend their time, although just about everything comes with a price.…

Caring for fading memories

By Mitch Traphagen SUN CITY CENTER – As the enormous population bubble known as the Baby Boom enters its autumnal years, memories will begin to fade in great numbers. Dementia…

Light use show business overlay proposed for Tropical Acres

By Melody Jameson RIVERVIEW – As professional planners strive for “balance” with a “show business light” land use overlay here, the opposing forces they’re trying to accommodate point to discriminatory…

Obituaries May 3, 2012

Janet E. GoncalvesJanet E. Goncalves, 89, resident of Kings Point, Sun City Center, Florida, died April 19, 2012 after a brief illness. She was the daughter of Frederick and Rose…

The t-shirts become a ‘thing’ at Sunday Southshore Market

Melanie Morrison and Michael Parker, founders of the Sunday Southshore Market that is held monthly on Shell Point Road and U.S. 41 in Ruskin have made a name for themselves…

Military Trust scholarships support dreams for sons and daughters of American service families

By MELODY JAMESON SUN CITY CENTER –  An oncologist in the making with an eye on cancer cures, a linguist-to-be looking ahead to contributions on the global stage, a dentist-in-training…

Observations: Called to a good life

By Mitch Traphagen Al had a rough start. I met him in high school and he joined our teenage rock band as a guitarist. He was a smart kid with…

New Riverview Woman’s Club offers membership to all ages

By PENNY FLETCHER RIVERVIEW — From 18 to 80 or even beyond, women from all over South County and Brandon are invited to join the new Riverview Woman’s Club incorporated…

For some, this tax season is more unpleasant than ever

By Mitch Traphagen This year, some people will find that tax season carries with it a very unpleasant surprise. Across Florida and the nation, a growing number of people are…

Community Association soon to take possession of small acreage

By MELODY JAMESON SUN CITY CENTER – While some criticisms remain, aggressive opposition here to proposed acquisition of a few acres sliced from a closed golf course apparently has ended.…

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