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In South Hillsborough: A rare jewel like nowhere else on earth

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN It is the dream of so many people — finding a deserted tropical island with a white sand beach, a place in paradise all to themselves; a place…

Respond to ‘backflow valve’ survey before September 3

By PENNY FLETCHER David Brown earned the 2008 Moral Courage Award from the Hillsborough County Commission for fighting bureaucracy. But the fight’s never stopped. “My reasons for continuing with this…

It’s time to name that school

By Kevin Brady There’s no shortage of names for a new $14.2 million elementary school due to open next year in Ruskin. Some 137 nominations were sent in for the school…

Fight the Blight in Riverview

Fight the Blight in Riverview

By PENNY FLETCHER Operation Fight the Blight, a county-wide effort to clean up areas where there is a lot of trash, especially heavy items like furniture, appliances, old mattresses and…

Wawa opens in Riverview

Wawa opens in Riverview

Wawa, Inc. celebrated the grand opening of its first Riverview store and its ninth location in the Tampa Bay area on September 5. The new store and gas station is…

Brandon Chamber appoints new president, CEO

Brandon Chamber appoints new president, CEO

By KEVIN BRADY Laura Simpson is the new president and CEO of the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce. The chamber’s board of directors made the announcement Monday, Sept. 9. Simpson…

Pleasant Living residents raise money for home…and for those who protect our homes and us

Pleasant Living residents raise money for home…and for those who protect our homes and us

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN With a number of seniors living on a fixed income, extra funds for things like tree trimming are often difficult to come by. A number of residents…

Broadway bound

Broadway bound

13-year-old Ruskin performer earns call-backs to NYC stage By PENNY FLETCHER The first few times Alex Council performed on stage he froze and burst into tears. “Please Grandma,” he asked…

Fierce competition a staple of Brandon’s restaurant industry

Fierce competition a staple of Brandon’s restaurant industry

By KEVIN BRADY It’s a battle for your belly, and they mean business. You can’t swing a cow in Brandon without someone wanting to slice it, fry it, cover it…

Calvary Church cuts ribbon on Angel Attic Thrift Store

Calvary Church cuts ribbon on Angel Attic Thrift Store

Calvary Lutheran Church’s brand new Angel Attic thrift store is now open for business, serving the people of South Hillsborough.  To celebrate this new era for the ministry, Calvary held…

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