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SCC Honor Flight attendees

SCC Honor Flight attendees

PUBLISHED JUNE 23, 2016 SCC veterans visit Washington, D.C., thanks to Honor Flight Earlier this month 78 veterans and their guardians made their way to Washington,  D.C., to view the…

Sun Radio WSCQ

Sun Radio WSCQ

PUBLISHED JUNE 23, 2016 ‘Voice of SCC’ celebrates two years of service By PHYLLIS HODGES hodgespress@gmail.com “Is everybody having fun?” That’s the question Sun Radio General Manager Peter Swartz says he…

ClubLink sees silver lining

ClubLink sees silver lining

PUBLISHED JUNE 23, 2016 Despite course closing, ClubLink sees silver lining in golf engagement program By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net Just about everyone in the community knows by now that ClubLink…

Florida Home Partnership

Florida Home Partnership

PUBLISHED JUNE 16, 2016 Ruskin woman, once homeless, now builds homes for others By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net On Father’s Day 1998 Eileen Burke and her two children moved into the…

Bradenton, Cortez Village nightlife

Bradenton, Cortez Village nightlife

PUBLISHED JUNE 16, 2016 Saturday night’s alive and kicking in northwest Bradenton and Cortez Village By ANDREA SHAY Northwest Bradenton’s Saturday night scene continues to thrive with no shortage of unique…

Free phones

Free phones

PUBLISHED JUNE 16, 2016 Free, specialized phones available for hard of hearing By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net While people typically can live with hearing loss, it certainly lessens their quality of…

Mills Elementary Principal

Mills Elementary Principal

PUBLISHED JUNE 16, 2016 Mills Elementary teachers and students surprise principal with flash mob By CARL MARIO NUDI carl@observernews.net Mike Rio, outgoing principal of Virgil Mills Elementary School, is moving up…

Obituaries: June 16, 2016

George Allan Carlisle George Allan Carlisle, 67, of Sun City Center, passed away peacefully at home on May 24, 2016, after a long illness. He was born in Muskegon, Mich.,…

A crazy collision of life and death

A crazy collision of life and death

PUBLISHED JUNE 16, 2016 An unusually gray day By LISA STARK lisa@observernews.net It was an unusually gray day, I thought, especially considering the perpetually sunny skies I had grown accustomed…

Public fraud forums

Public fraud forums

PUBLISHED JUNE 16, 2016 Spate of mail thefts prompts free, public fraud forums By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Merry knows firsthand what it’s like to have…