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Why so sad?

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN According to Men’s Health Magazine, St. Petersburg  is America’s saddest city, edging out even Detroit for the dubious honor. That had to take some effort — have…

Kids take to the wind and water with TSS Youth Sailing

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN APOLLO BEACH – The Tampa Sailing Squadron in Apollo Beach has again resumed summer sailing classes for beginning, intermediate and advanced sailors. Classes are held Monday thru…

New developments on development!

By PENNY FLETCHER SOUTH COUNTY — So many readers have emailed and called asking for updates on developments I’ve written about during the past months that I managed to ferret…

Community Association forecloses on member’s property

By MELODY JAMESON SUN CITY CENTER — For the first time, the Community Association here has taken title to a residential property as part of ongoing efforts to recover unpaid…

Water water everywhere…and most of it is free!

By PENNY FLETCHER SOUTH COUNTY — For years I’ve heard residents say there aren’t any beaches in South County anymore. That development has taken away all the free swimming opportunities…

New districts means new precincts, polling places for local voters

By MELODY JAMESON In keeping with new district boundaries, Hillsborough officials are instituting precinct changes that will affect some South County voters in the upcoming 2012 elections. Those changes, involving…

Local winery invites guests to stomp some grapes

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN On Saturday, June 16, the Rosa Fiorelli Winery, located east of Bradenton, hosted a family-friendly harvest festival, with a portion of the proceeds slated to benefit the…

Obituaries June 14, 2012

Donna Mae GokhaleDonna Mae Gokhale of Sun City Center passed away June 3, 2012. She is survived by her husband Julian. Mrs. Gokhale received a BCS Degree from Ben Franklin…

My Shadow

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Looking back on almost a half century of life, I realized that the most content I have ever been was standing on a corner of College Avenue…

Local election ballots take shape as candidates qualify

By MELODY JAMESON By mail-in ballot, through early voting or at their precincts, South County’s registered voters soon will be hand picking among local, state and national candidates vying to…

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