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Local chef wants to bring folks back to the table

Local chef wants to bring folks back to the table

By LOIS KINDLE Joe Gregory has a simple business plan for his new company, To The Table Catering. Honor God, bring families together and help people. Originally from New York,…

Little Manatee River State Park has new manager

Little Manatee River State Park has new manager

By LOIS KINDLE One of southern Hillsborough County’s hidden treasures is under new management these days. In March, Patti Cross, a 17-year employee of the Florida Park Service, replaced Park…

M&M Printing a one-stop shop for all your printing needs

M&M Printing a one-stop shop for all your printing needs

By LOIS KINDLE Anyone who’s been around South Shore for any length of time knows about M&M Printing. It’s the company that prints four editions of The Observer News, the…

Due date for new Riverview library pushed to 2020

Due date for new Riverview library pushed to 2020

By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Riverview Library buffs will have to wait a little longer than originally announced to get a new media center. Hillsborough County library officials now say the…

Tillers and Toilers greenhouse team to hold first plant sale open to the public on Sept. 29

Tillers and Toilers greenhouse team to hold first plant sale open to the public on Sept. 29

By PHYLLIS HODGES This time of year is when area gardeners begin planning for the fall planting season, and many of the 140 Tillers and Toilers members who cultivate the…

Across the nation, Americans experience a slow-motion cosmic Pac-Man

Across the nation, Americans experience a slow-motion cosmic Pac-Man

For the first time in 99 years, a total eclipse crossed America on Aug. 21. The widely publicized event was broadcast live everywhere from news stations to NASA. Millions of…

Obituaries August 24, 2017

Donna Jean Kennedy Donna Jean Kennedy, age 90, went to be with our Lord and Savior on August 14, 2017. She was preceded by her beloved husband Ray, her devoted…

Adoptions here are heartfelt

Adoptions here are heartfelt

By LOIS KINDLE For some women, raising a child isn’t an option, and for others having one isn’t possible. That’s the reason private agencies like Heartfelt Adoptions exists. “We bought…

2017 World Rowing Championships course inches close to the finish line

2017 World Rowing Championships course inches close to the finish line

By CARL MARIO NUDI  With the recent completion of a landmark five-story building, the organizing committee inched closer to the finish line in its preparation for the 2017 World Rowing…

Candidates announce bid to become Sun City Center’s honorary mayor

Candidates announce bid to become Sun City Center’s honorary mayor

South Shore businesses, nonprofits to benefit from mayor’s race fundraising. By LOIS KINDLE The race for the 2018 honorary mayor of Sun City Center will start with a bang Aug.…

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