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ABWIG nears goal; hosts Commissioner at open house

By Mitch Traphagen APOLLO BEACH — The ABWIG (Apollo Beach Waterway Improvement Group) open house on May 21 was a full house as organizers provided an update on the group’s financial…

Obituaries May 23, 2013

Denise A. Bock When we lose someone we love and cherish, we know they are in a better place. Unfortunately, those of us who are left behind are the ones…

New information center to be entry point of Sun City Center campus

BY PENNY FLETCHER Between January and March the Sun City Center Information Center served 465 residents, 499 out-of-town visitors, gave tours to 190 people, and answered 261 long distance telephone calls.…

SCC service group cleans up at Mary & Martha House

For the Mary & Martha House, South County’s only organization providing a shelter and training opportunities for homeless and abused women and their children, every dollar not spent on administrative…

Rash of car burglaries has Sheriff’s Office on alert

Rash of car burglaries has Sheriff’s Office on alert

  Click here for a VIDEO LINK to watch the above car burglary in action By KEVIN BRADY A spate of car burglaries in the Brandon/Riverview area has local drivers…

On Monday, come together to remember, to honor

On Monday, come together to remember, to honor

“All of our freedoms and privileges are because there are those among us who will risk all…” Congressman Leonard Boswell By MITCH TRAPHAGEN The United States of America is arguably…

Soiree showcases sumptuous smorgasbord

Soiree showcases sumptuous smorgasbord

Marketing never tasted this good. By KEVIN BRADY Businesses from Riverview and Brandon turned out for a savory shindig at the Florida State Fairgrounds last week at what has become…

Star RVHS athletes sign scholarships

By Mitch Traphagen Two standout Riverview High School athletes signed scholarships on Monday. Senior Shatisha Dukes signed with Barton College in Wilson, North Carolina on a basketball scholarship and multi-faceted…

BOCC approves project that could bring the beach back to Apollo Beach

The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners voted to approve a restoration / wave protection project that could bring the beach back to Apollo Beach during their May 15 BOCC…

From the flock, a church leader emerges

For the first time since Saint Anne Catholic Church was founded in Ruskin in 1956, a member of the parish has been ordained as a priest. Father Justin Paskert was…