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High-School Football: East Bay looks to ‘do or die game’ after beating Wharton; Riverview pounds Middleton; Lennard loses to Hillsborough

High-School Football: East Bay looks to ‘do or die game’ after beating Wharton; Riverview pounds Middleton; Lennard loses to Hillsborough

By KEVIN BRADY A week after losing by one-point to Wharton, Riverview enjoyed some home comforts Friday night when they dominated Middleton 35-6. Giving up just over 100 yards a…

Elections Office advises reviewing ballot carefully before voting

Elections Office advises reviewing ballot carefully before voting

By PENNY FLETCHER Legislative wording can be so confusing that over the years state and federal legislators have described bills that appeared on their desks as six-to-12 inches high and…

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month: The power of purple

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month: The power of purple

By CHERE SIMMONS ‘Cathy’ feared her life was in danger if she stayed. The threats and verbal abuse were growing stronger and more frequent. And yet, she stayed. Then one…

SCC swimmer inducted into Hall of Fame

SCC swimmer inducted into Hall of Fame

By PENNY FLETCHER Jean Troy was one of seven people worldwide inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Jacksonville at the concluding event for the U.S. Aquatic Sports…

The real deal – Oktoberfest the German way!

The real deal – Oktoberfest the German way!

By PENNY FLETCHER Manuela Tscheu ran a restaurant in Germany in 1999 but moved to Florida from Berlin in 2005 and brought her culinary talent with her, opening the Old…

Letter to the Editor: October 2, 2014

Dear Editor, There’s no place like home for recuperation. Many thanks to the drivers who deliver our Meals on Wheels that enable us to remain in our homes. Kay Cruikshank…

Obituaries: October 2, 2014

Lois Hawkes Devanney Lois Hawkes Devanney, 77, of Sun City Center, Fla., passed away September 19, 2014. Born in Peekskill, N.Y., to Harold “Jerry” and Pearl Hawkes, she was raised…