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Gibsonton movie theater opening delayed until fall 2016

Gibsonton movie theater opening delayed until fall 2016

By KEVIN BRADY It will be a little while longer before the kernels are popping at a new movie theater on Gibsonton Road. The 80,000-square-foot, 14-screen Goodrich Quality Theaters multiplex…

Observations: Let me know if I can help

Observations: Let me know if I can help

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Whether driving down freeways or walking down jetways, we can get around this spinning blue ball we call home like only a few generations previous could not…

Local stars are born at annual Alpha Idol contest

Local stars are born at annual Alpha Idol contest

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Karaoke is a big attraction at Alpha Pizza in Apollo Beach — both for singers and the audience that turns out to hear them. Friendships are made,…

Oct. 3 walk to raise funds, awareness of domestic violence

Oct. 3 walk to raise funds, awareness of domestic violence

By KEVIN BRADY More than more 100 walkers and runners will be bursting with color as they take to the pathways of E.G. Simmons Park, 2401 19th Ave. NW in…

Remembering the fall of the Berlin Wall: A Ruskin couple tells their story

Remembering the fall of the Berlin Wall:  A Ruskin couple tells their story

By LISA STARK As the 25th anniversary of German reunification approaches, a Ruskin couple, Ron and Kathy Smith, pause to remember that turbulent time in history. “We remember the demolition…

Mothers of warriors who made ultimate sacrifice honored

Mothers of warriors who made ultimate sacrifice honored

By KEVIN BRADY Long after the final shots of salute have echoed over their son’s or daughter’s graves and the mournful notes of Taps have faded, the mothers of young…

In South Hillsborough, clouds cover much of rare eclipse

In South Hillsborough, clouds cover much of rare eclipse

It was the first time since 1982, and it will be the last until 2033, and for most people in South Hillsborough, the Supermoon eclipse on Sunday night — also…

‘Observer News’ wins top honors at convention

‘Observer News’ wins top honors at convention

The Observer News group, which includes The SCC Observer and The Current, was awarded the greatest number of editorial and graphic design awards at the Community Publishers of Florida (CPF)…

Three run for SCC Honorary Mayor title … but it’s all for charity

Three run for SCC Honorary Mayor title … but it’s all for charity

By PENNY FLETCHER It’s almost time for Suzie Vong McCracken to hand over her mayoral gavel to the new Honorary Mayor of Sun City Center – almost, but not quite.…

SNAG Golf hits the mark in Sun City Center

SNAG Golf hits the mark in Sun City Center

By LISA STARK SNAG® Golf made its appearance this month in Sun City Center, as eager seniors lined up to learn golf in a fun and easy way.  Coordinated by…

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