Home » 2013 » August

Designing the future South Shore, Hillsborough County

Designing the future South Shore, Hillsborough County

By KEVIN BRADY South Shore, Sept. 4 2040: “Construction continues this week on adding a 10th lane to both sides of I-75 in an attempt to reduce the two-hour commute…

The power of lightning hits home

The power of lightning hits home

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN On any given night, South Hillsborough could not generally be considered a hotbed of activity and 10 p.m. on a Thursday in the emergency room was no…

Horsin’ around

Horsin’ around

Riverview trainer delights Sun City Center audience by showing off her animals’ skills BY PENNY FLETCHER One Riverview horse lover took two of her trained favorites to Sun City Center…

Opinions sought on radio station before FCC’s October deadline

Opinions sought on radio station before FCC’s October deadline

By PENNY FLETCHER Carl McGary and his wife Cam never expected that Carl would be involved in starting a local radio station when they moved to Sun City Center 14…

Obituaries August 29, 2013

Arnold James Akerley Arnold James Akerley, 78, of Sun City Center, Florida and North Hampton, New Hampshire passed away quietly on August 17, 2013, after a sudden and brief battle…

Where the eagles fly: Riverview

Riverview resident David Baker was walking his dogs on Riverlachen Way when he looked up into a neighbor’s tree and saw the living symbol of America: a Bald Eagle, the…

Observations: When a backpack could mean the world

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN The number of children in line clearly exceeded the number of backpacks that St. Vincent de Paul in Ruskin had to give away. They were just empty…

Teachers, chamber members pack the Regent

Teachers, chamber members pack the Regent

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce hosted more than 300 teachers, chamber members, dignitaries and administrators on July 15 for the Teaching to Excellence Breakfast.  The event,…

Riverview woman stands her ground, kills attacker

Riverview woman stands her ground, kills attacker

By KEVIN BRADY No charges have been filed against a Riverview woman who shot and killed a man who attacked her outside her home. Daniel Robertson, 56, of Riverview, broke…

Mentors teach foster kids how to give back

Mentors teach foster kids how to give back

By PENNY FLETCHER A unique project helps foster children and teens learn that they can give as well as receive. “We want to be sure they don’t think they’re always…

Page 1 of 512345