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Obituaries August 1, 2013

Charles Cathcart Charles Cathcart, 96, of Sun City Center passed away July 24, 2013. He is survived by sons Larry and Norman, daughter Rosemary Cathcart, loving family and many friends.…

On the road again… (or, How not to waste your precious time)

By WARREN RESEN, North American Travel Writers Association Blanding, UT — Southeast Utah is the gateway to much of the splendor for which this part of the USA is famous.…

Observations: Congress, ignorance and better angels

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN My dress shoes clacked in echoes as I walked down the hallway of the Longworth Congressional Office Building in Washington, DC. The noise felt disrespectful somehow but…

Community Development Plan leads to preliminary study in AB

BY PENNY FLETCHER It’s been a long time since anyone spoke of the Community Plans in South County, and many residents thought all the work they had done between 1998 and…

Better-tasting water on tap for south county, central customers

Better-tasting water on tap for south county, central customers

By KEVIN BRADY Toss out that expensive bottled water, a new water treatment plant is making the water coming out your tap better than ever. A $34.7 million dollar hydrogen…

TGH to open two outpatient clinics in South County

TGH to open two outpatient clinics in South County

BY PENNY FLETCHER Soon there will be a third option for seeing a doctor in the Riverview area. Instead of having to make an advance appointment at a private doctor’s…

Snooty, on his 65th birthday

Snooty, on his 65th birthday

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Manatees don’t have pockets. That is unfortunate for a manatee named Snooty at the South Florida Museum in Bradenton. If Snooty had pockets, he could carry a…

Brandon tops list for red-light camera citations

Brandon tops list for red-light camera citations

By KEVIN BRADY A red light camera at the main entrance to the Westfield Brandon Mall has generated more citations than any intersection in the county this year. The camera…

Local quilter accepted into international competition

Local quilter accepted into international competition

BY PENNY FLETCHER Unlike many who wonder what they will do with their time after retirement from a lifetime career, Judy Hasch of Ruskin planned all that early. “I started…

Garbage and recycling roll cart deliveries begin in August

Garbage and recycling roll cart deliveries begin in August

Are your garbage cans starting to look worse for wear? Can’t remember whether plastic bottles go in the blue bin or the green bin? If you live in Hillsborough County’s…

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