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Riverview to get new state-of-the-art library

Riverview to get new state-of-the-art library

By PENNY FLETCHER After several community meetings, the location of the new Riverview Library has still not been chosen. There are several sites being examined: two potential sites on Mathog…

Former ER nurse leaves scrubs behind to open Riverview boutique

Former ER nurse leaves scrubs behind to open Riverview boutique

By LOIS KINDLE Tonya Antaki was 50 years old when a dream she’d had for at least two decades finally came true. The former emergency room nurse turned in her stethoscope…

LadyFish Charters is a favorite for females

LadyFish Charters is a favorite for females

By LISA STARK People from all over the country travel to sunny Florida searching for water-based adventure, and female fishing enthusiasts are flocking to Ladyfish Charters of Apollo Beach for…

In a world of pixels, trains still hold mystique, romance

In a world of pixels, trains still hold mystique, romance

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN For many in the southern part of the metro area, trains represent the annoyance of lengthy traffic backups on U.S. 41 as long freight trains sever the…

Wee peer mediators hold conference in SCC

Wee peer mediators hold conference in SCC

By PHYLLIS HODGES Who knew? We — seniors, empty nesters, nonparents — can’t claim to have first-hand knowledge about our schools. We do, however, read about the negatives; that’s why…

Summer kicks off on a slippery, wet note in Tampa

Summer kicks off on a slippery, wet note in Tampa

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Tampa isn’t known for its hills, and for good reason: there aren’t any. But when you want to create what may well have been the world’s longest…

New Publix supermarket expected to open in fourth quarter

New Publix supermarket expected to open in fourth quarter

By LOIS KINDLE A 45,600-square-foot Publix Food and Pharmacy under construction at the intersection of U.S. 41 and 19th Avenue Northwest will anchor the new Southshore Village shopping center expected to…

Deputy Merry raises bar with education

Deputy Merry raises bar with education

By PHYLLIS HODGES When Community Resource Deputy Jeff Merry was assigned to Sun City Center a year ago by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, he made it clear that his mantra…

Close-knit neighbors create many atmospheres in Kings Point

Close-knit neighbors create many atmospheres in Kings Point

By PENNY FLETCHER Turning into a small cul-de-sac in The Knolls in the Kings Point area of Sun City Center on May 11, you could hear jazz music coming from…

Obituaries: May 19, 2016

Mildred Louise Black Mildred Louise Black, 88, entered into eternal peace Saturday, May 7, 2016. She passed peacefully in her home with happy thoughts of joining her beloved husband of…