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SCC expo offers a walk on the spiritual side

By Mitch Traphagen SUN CITY CENTER — On Saturday, in a community known for golf carts and golf courses, pickle ball and a Fun Fest, hundreds of people turned out…

$15 million tournament soccer-football field gets green light for 2013

County seeking 100 to 150 acres of land in south Brandon-Riverview area By PENNY FLETCHER RIVERVIEW – $15 million from Community Investment Tax dollars was released for a county soccer…

NOW BOARDING: American Airlines flight from the past

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN The sound of a DC-3 aircraft is the sound of American success. It is a sound deeply embedded into the collective consciousness of millions from the Greatest…

On January 17, an evening with Dry Creek

On January 17, an evening with Dry Creek

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN The Parrish Civic Association is inviting the public to attend the screening of an episode of Dry Creek America’s First Frontier, a national television series filmed in…

Is it Alzheimer’s or just information overload?

Is it Alzheimer’s or just information overload?

By PENNY FLETCHER SUN CITY CENTER — Three separate public events sponsored by two groups are set for Fri., Jan. 25 and Sat., Jan. 26 connected to memory loss, so…

Poker-Ride-Hike-Paddle benefits Little Manatee River State Park on Jan. 19

The annual Poker Ride-Hike-Paddle fundraiser for Little Manatee River State Park is Saturday, Jan. 19 at the park in Wimauma. Collect playing cards from up to six locations along the…

Riverview Chamber hosts Gold Rush Celebration

This year the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce has a Western theme for its Annual Awards Dinner, so put on your best Western wear (optional), then saddle up and head…

Georgia’s ‘Little Grand Canyon’

Only about five hours away from South County, near Lumpkin, Georgia, is a sight to see. If you can’t make it to the Grand Canyon this year, do the next…

Obituaries January 10, 2013

Marcus Wilson FletcherMarcus Wilson Fletcher, born in Tampa, FL on January 13, 1957, died in Bradenton, FL on Dec. 12, 2012.  Marcus, known as Marc to his friends, Buddy or…

Deputies Darlins: Saving the world, one person at a time

By Mitch Traphagen SOUTH COUNTY — Imagine having to decide between Christmas gifts for your children or paying the rent or the electric bill. Imagine having to decide between eating and…

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