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Burton film could transform SCC into a dark and scary place

Burton film could transform SCC into a dark and scary place

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN According to the Hillsborough County Film and Digital Media Commission, along with reports from The Tampa Bay Times, filming for a new movie by director Tim Burton…

Letter to the Editor: February 26, 2015

Dear Editor, Meals of Hope wishes to thank everyone who turned out for the annual food packaging event at the Borini Theatre in Kings Point. It’s been a very courageous…

Obituaries: February 26, 2015

Rex W. Ankrom Rex W. Ankrom,  94, died Feb. 20, 2015. He was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. He played right tackle for Columbus North High School, which helped…

Observations: Cutting into the bone?

Observations: Cutting into the bone?

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN I arrived at the county tax collector’s office at 7:30 a.m., hoping against hope that the process would be quick and as painless as possible. The office didn’t…

Find your “Bliss” — Lasting beauty options in Apollo Beach

Find your “Bliss”  — Lasting beauty options in Apollo Beach

By LISA STARK Photojournalist It may be “Hollywood’s Hottest Secret,” but it’s happening right here in Apollo Beach.  Permanent makeup, or cosmetic tattooing, is a fast-growing part of the health-and-beauty…

St. Anne’s food pantry moves into ‘unbelievable’ new building

St. Anne’s food pantry moves into ‘unbelievable’ new building

By KEVIN BRADY With a nod to heaven and a hand reaching out to South County’s hungry, Saint Anne’s Catholic Church in Ruskin dedicated a new food pantry. Having worked…

Salvadore Dali — The journey of a madman

Salvadore Dali — The journey of a madman

By LISA STARK lisa@observernews.net Anyone who has ever taken a high-school Art History class is aware of the painting The Persistence of Memory by Salvadore Dali; and those who have…

Have a Heart Caring Castle weekly profiles

Have a Heart Caring Castle weekly profiles

The fifth in a series of articles on South County groups benefiting from the “Have A Heart Caring Castle” community food drive co-sponsored by JSA Medical Group, WFLA Ch. 8,…

Psst! Who’s moving in, moving out at Village Plaza?

Psst! Who’s moving in, moving out at Village Plaza?

New tenants to be announced Thursday, Feb. 19 By KEVIN BRADY Business owners at a popular strip mall on Sun City Center Boulevard have been told they must vacate the…

From a quiet community, one man builds unique ships a world away

From a quiet community, one man builds unique ships a world away

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Bob Wolf lives on a beautiful and quiet street in the beautiful and quiet community of Sun City Center. It is a paradise, both for those who…

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