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A stay at Denver’s historic Brown Palace Hotel

By Warren Resen North American Travel Journalists Association Photos by Jeanne O’Connor A lot of mileage had been added to our car’s odometer since leaving Florida and traveling west to…

SOUTH COUNTY: The Video

By PENNY FLETCHER The area between the north end of Riverview at Bloomingdale Avenue and the Manatee County line has been called many things over the years including East Bay…

Riverview HS wins $700 for seatbelt compliance

By PENNY FLETCHER Riverview High School was the proud winner of the Highest Compliance rate in the annual Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office “Battle of the Belts.” School principal Robert Heilmann…

She stays on call so others can eat

By PENNY FLETCHER Until I met Marian Smoker I hadn’t heard of a volunteer who was scheduled to work all 365 days of the year. “It’s true,” Smoker said in…

Obituaries February 21, 2013

William J. Connors William J. Connors, 93, of Sun City Center, FL entered into eternal rest on February 1, 2013  at his home. He is survived by his beloved wife…

OUTDOOR LEARNING: Wildlife Supermarket

By DIANE STRAUSER ALVAREZ, Master Naturalist and Camp Bayou Supporter If you want to bring wildlife close, then plant a firebush (Hamelia patens) near a window. I still have a…

Lennard HS takes 3 awards in annual seat belt competition

By PENNY FLETCHER Lennard High School took First Place in the Best Overall Campaign and Best Public Service Announcement portions of the recent Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office’s annual “Battle of…

A single red rose means forever

By PENNY FLETCHER Dead broke and riding home from Tampa halfway between paydays in my late husband’s Dodge Ram I wasn’t sure what we were going to do. It was…

Obituaries February 14, 2013

Georgine M. Armour Georgine M. Armour (McElver) of Dearborn, formerly of Sun City Center FL, went to be with our Lord on February 1, 2013. She was born on August…

Observations: Biting the hand that feeds her

She was found crying in a bush outside of an assisted living facility on a cold spring day in Minnesota.  She was just a tiny, gray puff of fur; the…

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