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600,000 new residents expected to move to Hillsborough by 2040

600,000 new residents expected to move to Hillsborough by 2040

Part one of a series about how this will affect builders, developers and us  By PENNY FLETCHER With Hillsborough County’s new population projections growing from 330,000 new residents by the…

SNAP Fitness opens in Apollo Beach

SNAP Fitness opens in Apollo Beach

By LISA STARK If you’re one of the millions of people who listed “getting in shape” as their number one resolution for 2016, here’s a stroke of good luck for…

On Sunday, tragic beginning; cool, calm ending

On Sunday, tragic beginning; cool, calm ending

In the early hours of Sunday morning, powerful storms raked South Hillsborough, gaining strength as they reached Manatee and Sarasota counties, resulting in loss of life. By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Sunday…

Neighbors helping neighbors … 70,000 times

Neighbors helping neighbors … 70,000 times

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Upwards of 400 volunteers from around the South Hillsborough community turned out at Veterans Theater in Kings Point to provide a year’s worth of meals to area…

Riverview Chamber ‘Celebrates the Gold’ at annual membership, awards dinner

Riverview Chamber ‘Celebrates the Gold’ at annual membership, awards dinner

By KEVIN BRADY Joe Eletto was one of more than 350 guests who turned out Jan. 15 at The Regent in Riverview for the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce Annual…

The 2016 Gibtown Bike Fest

The 2016 Gibtown Bike Fest

By LISA STARK An estimated 30,000 bike fans showed up for the annual Gibtown Bike Fest held Jan. 15-17, sponsored by the International Independent Showmen’s Association and approximately 150 volunteers…

Obituaries: January 21, 2016

Sebrone Denson Sebrone Denson, age 84, of the Berlin community of Marshall Co., Tenn., died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016. Born in Sun City, Fla., Sebrone was a son of the…

Just a Thought

By JASON MARTIN I have an Art degree, so I must be a liberal Democrat. But I served in the U.S. Marine Corps, which demands right-wing Republican ideals. I truly…

Just a Thought

By JASON MARTIN Ruskin and surrounding areas, lend me your eyes. As I look at the upcoming presidential election, I have no preference as to a victor. Again I find…

Showmen revving up for Gibtown Bike Fest; expected to draw 30,000

Showmen revving up for Gibtown Bike Fest; expected to draw 30,000

By KEVIN BRADY Gibsonton will become motorcycle city this weekend, Jan. 15-17, when thousands of bike fans are expected for Gibtown Bike Fest. “We are the most unique motorcycle rally…

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