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Obituaries: August 21, 2014

Carole Nadine Bajanen Carole Nadine Bajanen, 74, of Sun City Center, passed away August 12, 2014. She was the loving mother of Cris and Bob Blauvelt and Lori Cuyler. She…

Chikungunya: Mosquitoes bring disease

Chikungunya: Mosquitoes bring disease

By LIA MARTIN Mosquito-borne diseases found in Florida include the West Nile virus, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, Dengue fever, malaria, yellow fever, Rift Valley fever and Chikungunya fever. Mosquitoes cause more…

Pageant contestant not centered on beauty

Pageant contestant not centered on beauty

By PENNY FLETCHER Unlike most pageants where women get dressed up, wear bathing suits and show off their talents, the Mrs. International Pageant stresses charities and causes. “It’s all about…

New principal Danielle Shotwell ‘coming home’ to Riverview High

New principal Danielle Shotwell ‘coming home’ to Riverview High

By KEVIN BRADY Author Thomas Wolfe once proclaimed “You can’t go home again.” Danielle Shotwell would beg to differ. The new principal at Riverview High School is coming back to…

Letters: August 14, 2014

Dear Editor, Recently Jane Keegan, SCC’s Community Association president, said that the ballot question in the SCC referendum of 2012 was unclear because it contained several questions that were answered…

Lessons for parents and students at Wimauma back-to-school event

Lessons for parents and students  at Wimauma back-to-school event

By KEVIN BRADY Hundreds of children will head back to school next week with new backpacks and haircuts, thanks to the recent Back To School Outreach program at Good Samaritan…

Apollo Beach Elementary art teacher named best in county

Apollo Beach Elementary art teacher named best in county

By KEVIN BRADY Art may be in the eye of the beholder, but there’s no uncertainty when it comes to who is the best elementary school art teacher in Hillsborough…

Drivers, don’t add to the grim statistics; school begins on Tuesday

Drivers, don’t add to the grim statistics;  school begins on Tuesday

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN On Tuesday, August 19, more than 200,000 students will return to classes in Hillsborough County, many of whom will be crossing busy roads during the peak of…

Obituaries: August 14, 2014

Frances Louise Carroll Frances Louise Carroll of Sun City Center passed away August 2, 2014, at 90 years of age. Frances and husband Robert E. Carroll were married July 31,1943,…

Letters: July 31, 2013

Dear Editor, I would like to respond to the adverse publicity that the Veterans Administration [sic] has been getting lately in the media. Last month I spent 11 days in…

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