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Obituaries: August 25, 2016

Michael R. Hartman Michael R. Hartman, 72, of Wimauma, Fla., died peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, at Life Path Hospice in Sun City Center, Fla. Mike was born in…

Manatee County Commission approves plan for Rubonia

Manatee County Commission approves plan for Rubonia

PUBLISHED AUG. 25, 2016 Manatee County Commission approves improvement plan for Rubonia By CARL MARIO NUDI carl@observernews.net The residents of Rubonia will see a lot of improvements in their community…

Palmetto’s Grilled Cheese Festival celebrates America’s classic comfort food

Palmetto’s Grilled Cheese Festival celebrates America’s classic comfort food

PUBLISHED AUG. 25, 2016 Palmetto’s Grilled Cheese Festival celebrates America’s classic comfort food By ANDREA SHAY How many twists can be made on the classic grilled cheese? That’s what the…

Local Florida pioneer Clarence Harding’s novel released 42 years after his death

Local Florida pioneer Clarence Harding’s novel released 42 years after his death

Local Florida pioneer Clarence Harding’s novel released 42 years after his death Born in 1898 in Brandon, Fla., Clarence Harding was an integral part of his community. He was devoted…

Elks recognize South Shore woman for community service

Elks recognize South Shore woman for community service

PUBLISHED AUG. 25, 2016 Elks recognize South Shore woman for community service By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net The Grand Lodge of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and South Hillsborough…

Keeping cool at Kimi’s Ice Cream and Coffees

Keeping cool at Kimi’s Ice Cream and Coffees

PUBLISHED AUG. 25, 2016 Keeping cool at Kimi’s Ice Cream and Coffees By LISA STARK If July felt blistering hot to you, you were not alone. NASA and the National…

At 10 months, Scout nears end of puppy-raising days

At 10 months, Scout nears end of puppy-raising days

PUBLISHED AUG. 25, 2016 At 10 months, Scout nears end of puppy-raising days By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net Six months ago, a special puppy named Scout came to live with Chris…

Membership information, call to artists and more

Membership information, call to artists and more

PUBLISHED AUG. 25, 2016 SouthShore Arts Council announces important upcoming events By LISA STARK Last week the SouthShore Arts Council (SAC) released plans for several upcoming community events. Mark your…

All-volunteer youth program needs community’s help

All-volunteer youth program needs community’s help

PUBLISHED AUG. 25, 2016 All-volunteer youth program needs community’s help By PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.net Without naming names, let’s just say most of the children on the SouthShore Sharks Athletic Club…

What would you do if someone began shooting in a crowded room?

What would you do if someone began shooting in a crowded room?

PUBLISHED AUG. 25, 2016 Thinking ahead: What to do in an active-shooter situation By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net Almost everyone in southern Hillsborough County knows or has heard about Ron Hartley.…

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