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Hit the Road Barbecue bids carnival workers goodbye

Hit the Road Barbecue bids carnival workers goodbye

By LISA STARK In a festive feast that was packed with a full house of members, the Showmen’s Club held their annual Hit the Road Barbecue on Sunday, March 20,…

Rays invite SCC Men’s Chorus to sing

Rays invite SCC Men’s Chorus to sing

By PHYLLIS HODGES For the second year, the Sun City Center Men’s Chorus was honored with an invitation to sing at a Tampa Bay Rays game at Tropicana Field, St.…

New MCAT route to St. Petersburg begins April 1

New MCAT route to St. Petersburg begins April 1

For the first time ever, Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) will launch a route to St. Petersburg on Friday, April 1, marking the first time MCAT passengers can use public…

One man’s song proves the healing power of music

One man’s song proves the healing power of music

By LISA STARK Local fans are eagerly anticipating the arrival of The Beatleman (aka Jimmy O’Shea), who will be performing his unique one-man tribute to the life, times and music…

A good day for a drive

A good day for a drive

By PENNY FLETCHER U.S. 301 Hillsborough County and U.S. 301 Manatee County have unique personalities I moved from Bradenton to Hillsborough County in 1979 when I married a third-generation commercial…

Rodeo time in Arcadia

Rodeo time in Arcadia

  By JACKIE HANSON SCC resident; guest photographer Last week for four days in perfect March weather, it was horses, bulls, steers and barrel racers in Arcadia for the 88th…

Snowbirds or new residents?

Snowbirds or new residents?

A pair of American bald eagles paid a visit to Sun City Center’s North Lake (Goat Island) last week. On rare occasions over the years, an eagle has been seen…

New dumping procedures geared toward keeping roadsides trash free

New dumping procedures geared toward keeping roadsides trash free

By PENNY FLETCHER When Bill Langford was simply a code enforcement officer, he got so many good ideas for cleaning up blighted areas of South County, he was promoted to…

Observations: Learn to be still

Observations: Learn to be still

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN I’m not good at being sick. I’ve read various articles that women believe that men are the biggest whiners when it comes to being sick, and perhaps…

Dragon Boat race draws crowd at MiraBay

Dragon Boat race draws crowd at MiraBay

By LISA STARK On March 5, MiraBay in Apollo Beach, home to the Leviathans dragon boat race team, hosted one of the largest and most successful Dragon Boat Festivals to…