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Community Church College is changing it up

The Community Church College is on an innovation streak. CCC is a long-standing educational institution for retirees and others, providing information, education and entertainment on a wide range of topics…

Wimauma family has racing in its blood

Wimauma family has racing in its blood

By LISA STARK Greg Killingsworth believes that he and his family have auto racing in their blood. Along with wife Sue and mother Brenda, Killingsworth travels around Florida most weekends…

Hard work goes unrewarded when thieves rob traps

Hard work goes unrewarded when thieves rob traps

By PENNY FLETCHER   Early in the morning when most people are still asleep, Gus Muench is already out on the water baiting his crab traps or pulling them in.…

Traveling back in time via Facebook

Traveling back in time via Facebook

With the Great Depression raging and a world war ramping up, the 1930s and 40s are often largely remembered for their difficulties. People losing all they had, homeless camps, rationing,…

Visual puns and impossible constructions

 M.C. Escher on display at The Dali Museum By LISA STARK   Audiences are finding themselves both puzzled and delighted by “Escher at the Dali,” a special exhibition featuring more…

Youth for Hospice benefit concert this Sunday

The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West, is proud to host a benefit concert for LifePath Hospice on Sunday, September 20th at 3PM. This…

VFW-sponsored contests, essays

The Ruskin Veterans of Foreign Wars looks forward to recognizing the talent and patriotism of local community members. Following is a description of three upcoming essay contests and their deadlines:…

Sun City Center to have complete charge of medians in 2017

By PENNY FLETCHER Ten Sun City Center homeowner’s associations have banded together to get a total of $100,000  from Hillsborough County to beautify the community’s medians. They received a portion…

Spirit still moves Lord’s Lighthouse

By KEVIN BRADY kevin@observernews.net Moving from their home in Ruskin. Cramped surrounding. Fighting a daily battle to provide food for the hungry. No matter to Pastor William and Dora Cruz…

OBITUARIES Sept. 17, 2015

David Alton Cowdrick Cowdrick, David Alton, 64, of Apollo Beach, Fla., passed away on Sept. 6, 2015. Born April 9, 1951, in Neptune, N.J. to Horace and Patricia Cowdrick (Worth).…