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New land uses in SCC engage residents

By MELODY JAMESON SUN CITY CENTER — Two substantial parcels of open land and their potential uses today top the list of key interests for both Community Association leaders and…

Huge renovation converts former tavern into family restaurant

By PENNY FLETCHER RIVERVIEW — All this week, through Friday, Aug. 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., officials from the local Fred’s Southern Kitchen chain will be interviewing for…

AB channel dredging delayed, but on course

By MELODY JAMESON APOLLO BEACH — Most magnificent efforts are challenged by multiple setbacks. It’s the stuff of which good fiction is made. Probably because it’s also a reality of…

Obituaries August 30, 2012

Frank T. Hoffman Frank T. Hoffman, 90, of Sun City Center, FL, passed away on Aug 19, 2012. A native of Louisville, KY. he retired from ASRC in 1981 and…

Interview with a mermaid

An interview with Weeki Wachee Springs Mermaid Carli Dofka. Mermaids of Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida from Mitch Traphagen on Vimeo.…

A finer day

A finer day

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Carly Simon sang, “We can never know about the days to come but we think about them anyway.”  We don’t know what tomorrow will bring. In all…

Isaac crashes the party as a no-show

Isaac crashes the party as a no-show

By Mitch Traphagen TAMPA — A troop of National Guard soldiers emerged from two white passenger vans and stood in formation at Little Harbor Resort in Ruskin on Saturday. Little…

Dreams come true in Dry Creek

Dreams come true in Dry Creek

By Mitch Traphagen The actor was ready, the lights and camera were in place and all that was left was for the ambient daylight to reach the director’s desired level…

New plaza to feature variety of restaurants

New plaza to feature variety of restaurants

By PENNY FLETCHER RIVERVIEW — Vic Abouli doesn’t want to have any sit-down restaurant in his new gas station and convenience store being built at 6411 and 6413 U.S. 301…

Obituaries August 23, 2012

Lillian (Lee) DyczynskiLillian (Lee) Dyczynski of Sun City Center died on August 12, 2012. A loving mother and grandmother, she is survived by two sons, their wives, and four grandsons.…

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