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Judge: South Shore congressional district does not violate state law

Judge: South Shore congressional district does not violate state law

By KEVIN BRADY The Republican-controlled Florida Legislature did not break the law when drawing up boundaries for House District 14, according to a judge who also issued a scathing attack…

Dom DeFeo: “One of the youngest World War II vets”

Dom DeFeo: “One of the youngest World War II vets”

By LIA MARTIN Dominick DeFeo was around 10 years old when World War II started. He lived in New Jersey and said he lived a life typical of a member…

Empowered survivors of domestic violence step out, speak up at fashion show

Empowered survivors of domestic violence  step out, speak up at fashion show

By KEVIN BRADY No one need suffer domestic violence in silence or alone was the message from six  brave women who took to a runway at Club Renaissance to help…

Eisenhower Middle partnership program a model for county schools

Eisenhower Middle partnership program a model for county schools

By KEVIN BRADY Education leaders are looking to Eisenhower Middle School’s success at building relationships with the business community as a model for other schools. “It’s not a secret formula.…

Scammers install skimmers on 3 central Hillsborough ATMs

Scammers install skimmers on 3 central Hillsborough ATMs

By KEVIN BRADY Detectives are warning anyone who uses an ATM to be careful after a man installed three skimming devices on area cash dispensers. The suspect was photographed attaching…

Volunteers sought before October orientation meeting

Volunteers sought before October orientation meeting

By PENNY FLETCHER About five years ago when the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation department changed the way it handled its after-school programs for youth, Bethune Park’s programs were…

Coping with summer water shortage restrictions

Coping with summer water shortage restrictions

By LIA MARTIN According to the Associated Industries of Florida, the state is now at a water crossroads. They say the state’s three largest urban-economic regions — Tampa Bay, Southeast…

Friends host ‘Celebration of Life’ for local artist

Friends host ‘Celebration of Life’ for local artist

By PENNY FLETCHER About 50 close friends, fellow artists and family gathered July 9 at the Payant Financial Center in Sun City Center to celebrate the life of Ted Daubresse.…

Everyone wins in Honorary Mayor election

Everyone wins in Honorary Mayor election

The first-ever Honorary Mayor’s Race of the Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce has kicked off, and three candidates have stepped up to the task. The candidates — Rosie…

Obituaries: July 17, 2014

Earl R. Blewitt Memorial services for Earl R. Blewitt, 89, formerly of Sun City Center, will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, at the First Presbyterian Church of…