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What should we be rooting for?

What should we be rooting for?

By JASON MARTIN The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are certainly a team in need of inspiration. It has been more than a decade since their last Super Bowl appearance in 2002…

You, me and business: Merle Reagle

By DANA DITTMAR, CEO of the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce When I was in the third grade, my mother introduced me to the world of crossword puzzles.  Hey,…

Observations: Ringing church bells

Observations: Ringing church bells

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Ginny’s father proposed to her mother while rowing a boat across a lake. A farm was on that lake, a farm that would be a wedding present…

County struggles with transportation issues after state changes developer’s rules

County struggles with transportation issues after state changes developer’s rules

By PENNY FLETCHER When the Florida State Legislature took away some of the requirements for developers building new homes and retail projects, it left counties scrambling to find the money…

After a century: A university on College Avenue

After a century: A university on College Avenue

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN On August 19 in Ruskin, Florida’s newest university opened its doors to the public for a dedication and blessing ceremony. Gannon University is a Catholic institution dedicated…

Back to school: Slow down in school zones; stop for buses

Back to school: Slow down in school zones; stop for buses

More than 200,000 students in the School District of Hillsborough County returned to classes on Tuesday for the 2015-2016 school year. The district is the third largest in Florida and…

The pictures tell the story

The pictures tell the story

If you haven’t entered Sun City Center’s August photo contest yet, there’s still time.  Two weeks remain to submit photos before August entries are closed. The photo theme for August…

Life lessons learned in death

Life lessons learned in death

By KEVIN BRADY My wife, Leeann, will likely be dead by the time you read this. I can hear her labored breaths as I write these words from her hospice…

Sign up now to partipate in Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Sign up now to partipate in Walk to End Alzheimer’s

By KEVIN BRADY Hundreds of South Shore residents are expected to take to the streets for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Now in its seventh year, last year’s walk drew…

Obituaries: August 27, 2015

Richard L. Carter Richard L. Carter, 62, of Sun City Center, Fla., died Aug. 13, 2015. He is survived by son Jonathan of New Jersey, and parents Lt. Col. Raymond…

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