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Decades later, a big welcome home for WWII veterans

Decades later, a big welcome home for WWII veterans

Photo gallery below article. By MITCH TRAPHAGEN In the nation’s Capitol, they are treated as celebrities or rock stars. Young people approach to shake their hands or give them hugs…

Brandon Church at the Bar idea spreading across country

Brandon Church at the Bar idea spreading across country

Young pastor, Brandon woman started group at O’Brien’s Irish Pub By KEVIN BRADY Jesus did change water into wine but few people expect to find him in a bar; however,…

Brandon library adds much-needed parking as Bloomingdale blossoms

Brandon library adds much-needed parking as Bloomingdale blossoms

Work on 66% expansion of Bloomingdale is on schedule By KEVIN BRADY Those drivers who complain about finding a parking spot in midtown Manhattan have never been to the Brandon…

Sunset Grill customers light up the sky for Mary & Martha House

The band near the tiki bar put down their guitars as more than 100 people gathered on the beach at Little Harbor to light up the sky for the Mary…

Eating organic is catching on

By PENNY FLETCHER We may have come a long way since our great-grandparents time, but many say our food isn’t nearly as good for us. Some claim the pesticides and…

Respect for the dead, respect for the law

Respect for the dead, respect for the law

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN The physical toll was apparent as volunteers, with sweat running down their faces in the muggy morning sunshine, worked with gloves, shovels, rakes and pitchforks. The aching…

Obituaries May 16, 2013

Joseph Willis Campbell Joseph Willis Campbell, 92, of Sun City Center, Fla passed away May 11, 2013. He was born in Stithton, KY to Nora Bates and Charles Campbell on…

‘Yea’ or ‘Nay’ membership vote to decide fate of SCC parking lot

BY PENNY FLETCHER Sun City Center’s Community Association Bylaws give the association’s board many powers and responsibilities, but some things can’t be done without a resident vote. May 21 and…

The strength of the small

By DIANE STRAUSER ALVAREZ, Master Naturalist and Camp Bayou Supporter “Take any Florida city, and certain neighborhoods will contain more Carolina Wrens or Red-tailed Hawks than other neighborhoods” (Hostetler ifas.ufl.edu).…

Observations: Paradise and perspective in the sky

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN I said, “I love you, Mom”, then kissed her on the head and walked down the hallway on the way out the door. I didn’t look back,…