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Commission to vote on South County high-speed ferry project

Commission to vote on South County high-speed ferry project

By KEVIN BRADY and PENNY FLETCHER Organizers of a high-speed ferry that would link South County and the other side of the Bay are asking residents to support the project and…

Panther Run to benefit Collins Elementary

Panther Run to benefit Collins Elementary

By KEVIN BRADY    Students, teachers and supporters at Riverview’s Collins Elementary School will take to the track later this month to raise funds for new computers. The school’s Parent…

Apollo Beach Neighborhood Watch group growing

By KEVIN BRADY Starting with only 50 members last August, an Apollo Beach Neighborhood Watch group has taken root and grown into an organization with more than 600 members online.…

Obituaries: February 19, 2015

Mary A. Bailey Mary A. Bailey, 84, of Sun City Center, Fla. passed away February 3, 2015. Originally from upstate New York, Mary was a retired dietitian and was an…

On the road again … Georgia’s historic Antebellum Trail

On the road again … Georgia’s historic Antebellum Trail

By WARREN RESEN North American Travel Journalists Assn. JEANNE O’CONNOR photos Which would you think generates more passion in Georgia, the University of Georgia’s football team or the Civil War? …

Have a Heart Caring Castle weekly profiles: Beth-El, Saint Anne

Have a Heart Caring Castle weekly profiles: Beth-El, Saint Anne

  The third  and fourth 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,…

The 47th annual Showmen’s Trade Show: Bigger and better than ever

The 47th annual Showmen’s Trade Show:  Bigger and better than ever

By LISA STARK Photojournalist Described as the largest trade show in the carnival industry, the 47th annual International Independent Showmen’s Association, or IISA, “Super Trade Show Extravaganza” was held on…

South Shore Music Festival plans more acts, bigger crowds

South Shore Music Festival plans more acts, bigger crowds

By KEVIN BRADY Larger crowds, more acts and activities and, most importantly, more money for local charities are among the goals of organizers of this year’s South Shore Music Festival.…

Ruskin woman gives birth to new hospital’s first baby

Ruskin woman gives birth to new hospital’s first baby

By KEVIN BRADY No matter what else she achieves in life — doctor, teacher, president of the United States — Emma Delva will always be No. 1. Emma was the…

One afternoon; 250 volunteers; 54,000 meals

One afternoon; 250 volunteers; 54,000 meals

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN There are numerous ways and avenues for each of us to volunteer time or donate money. Some go through formal channels through large organizations; others are informal,…

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