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HCSO: Community policing at its best

HCSO: Community policing at its best

PUBLISHED AUG. 18, 2016 HCSO event represents  ‘community policing at its best’ By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies from the Dist. IV command spent a recent afternoon hanging out…

Obituaries: August 18, 2016

Louise Gertrude Conard Mrs. Louise Gertrude Conard, 94, of Sun City Center, Florida, passed away Sunday night, August 14, 2016. Mrs. Conard was born November, 13, 1921, in Henry County,…

Public input sought for a local treasure

Public input sought for a local treasure

PUBLISHED AUGUST 4, 2016 Public input sought for a local treasure By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.net Local and state officials held a public hearing in Sun City Center on July 27…

South Shore actors to sing their hearts for Alzheimer’s research

South Shore actors to sing their hearts for Alzheimer’s research

PUBLISHED AUG. 18, 2016 South Shore actors to sing their hearts for Alzheimer’s research  By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net Residents who enjoy Broadway show tunes can get their fill at an…

1st annual Swamp Stomp

1st annual Swamp Stomp

PUBLISHED AUG. 18, 2016 Hillsborough River State Park hosts 1st annual Swamp Stomp By LISA STARK Water, fire, mud, and tunnels … the Hillsborough River Swamp Stomp promises to be…

FDOT plans will alleviate traffic if funded in time

FDOT plans will alleviate traffic if funded in time

PUBLISHED AUG. 18, 2016 FDOT plans will alleviate traffic if funded in time By PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.net The Florida Department of Transportation has 10 projects in South County on its…

SCC woman leaves $200,000 for mental healthcare in South Shore

PUBLISHED AUG. 18, 2016 Sun City Center woman leaves $200,000 for mental healthcare in South Shore By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net When Brenda Peichart Peash set up her will years ago,…

Blues Challenge

Blues Challenge

PUBLISHED AUG. 18, 2016 Souliz wins the Suncoast Blues Society’s International Blues Challenge By ANDREA SHAY This past Sunday, 10 skilled and soulful local blues bands competed to win the…

Tattoo shop gets new owner

Tattoo shop gets new owner

PUBLISHED AUG. 18, 2016 Tattoo shop gets new owner By CARL MARIO NUDI carl@observernews.net Tucked back off the busy main street of Palmetto, the Iron Raven Tattoo shop has become…

Cortez native Eric Von

Cortez native Eric Von

PUBLISHED AUG. 18, 2016 Country singer is thankful for his Florida roots By LISA STARK Country singer Eric Von, born and raised in the small fishing village of Cortez just…

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