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Brandon, Riverview News Notes

Brandon, Riverview News Notes

By KEVIN BRADY 3 South County men arrested in online child predator sting Two men from Riverview and one from Ruskin are facing multiple charges after they were arrested as…

County urges patience with new garbage service after Riverview complaints

County urges patience with new garbage service after Riverview complaints

By KEVIN BRADY Officials are asking for patience after thousands of complaints about the county’s new garbage collection system. Residents say the automated service, which began Sept. 30, is inconsistent…

Miss Wheelchair Florida and friends form events group

Miss Wheelchair Florida and friends form events group

BY PENNY FLETCHER It doesn’t matter if you’re 16 or 100, if you have a mental or physical disability that has prevented you from attending a prom, then A Night…

At 25, Seafood Festival takes the best and makes it better

At 25, Seafood Festival takes the best and makes it better

After 25 years, despite huge growth in visitors and vendors, the Ruskin Seafood Festival has managed to keep an intimate feel. Kind of like taking a mini vacation. By MITCH…

A taste of autumn

A taste of autumn

Beginning this time every year, the weather in Florida becomes the envy of much of the nation. Blue skies, sunny days and cool nights are the very definition of paradise,…

Obituaries October 31, 2013

Herta Beatty Herta Beatty, 90, of Seymour, Ind. and Sun City Center, Fla., passed away Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 at Brandon Regional Hospital. She was a resident of Seymour and…

Observations: Counting blessings

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years.  We grow old by deserting our ideals.  Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm…

Back in the News

Sun City Center residents approve funding The results of the Oct 14-15 vote on funding a new multi-purpose building in Sun City Center at a cost up to $664,000 was…

County urges patience with new garbage service after complaints

By Kevin Brady Officials are asking for patience after thousands of complaints about the county’s new garbage collection system. Residents say the automated service, which began Sept. 30, is inconsistent at…

Preserving historic Riverview graveyard a lifelong mission

Preserving historic Riverview graveyard a lifelong mission

By KEVIN BRADY At the end of a dusty, dead-end street choked with gnarled trees and brush, nature is slowly erasing the monuments to some of the founding fathers and…

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