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Publix store to anchor new Riverview shopping center

Publix store to anchor new Riverview shopping center

By KEVIN BRADY A Publix supermarket boasting a drive-through pharmacy and a liquor store will be the centerpiece of the new Rivercrest Crossing shopping center at U.S. 301 and Symmes Road.…

Local singer-songwriter to perform at Firehouse May 9th

Local singer-songwriter to perform at Firehouse May 9th

Victoria Ginty serves up country/blues musical mix By LISA STARK Apollo Beach resident and Realtor Victoria Ginty is no stranger to working hard and wearing a lot of different hats.…

Immanuel Lutheran School says goodbye to principal, teacher

Immanuel Lutheran School says goodbye to principal, teacher

By KEVIN BRADY Immanuel Lutheran School in Brandon is preparing to salute two longtime educators who will be sorely missed at the school, according to colleagues and parents. Principal Dave…

In Apollo Beach: A home for a hero

In Apollo Beach: A home for a hero

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN The MacDill AFB Color Guard led the procession down the peaceful neighborhood street in the small Apollo Beach community. Officers from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office followed,…

Through caring hearts: The printing of a helping hand

Through caring hearts: The printing of a helping hand

In Valencia Lakes, a fledgling organization is using a 3D printer to help children in need of prosthetics. By MITCH TRAPHAGEN “About one in 2,500 children are born with missing…

Beth Shields Middle School: Girl Power!

Beth Shields Middle School: Girl Power!

By LISA STARK Eight students from Beth Shields Middle School were honored at a special luncheon on April 20 provided by the AAUW, or American Association of University Women, for…

Give Day helps local charities by 24-hour online donations

Give Day helps local charities by 24-hour online donations

By KEVIN BRADY At the stroke of midnight May 5, charity will begin at home on your home computer, laptop or smartphone. Give Day Tampa Bay hopes to make May…

Letter to the Editor: April 30, 2015

Dear Editor, I have been a member of this community for over 20 years and most of them working with Hanson Services, In Home Care, helping with the needs of…

Obituaries: April 30, 2015

Harry E. Springer Harry E. Springer, 90, passed away peacefully on April 15, 2015. He was known for his volunteerism at the Apollo Beach Chamber of Commerce and with the…

90 Publix volunteers make a huge impact

90 Publix volunteers make a huge impact

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Things began slowly. It is difficult organizing 90 people for a large multifaceted project in the best of circumstances. At first, everyone was gathered for a photo…

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