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Manatee: Annual hiring fair to feature strong employer lineup

Manatee: Annual hiring fair to feature strong employer lineup

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (September 20, 2017) – Over 40 employers and agencies have signed up to be at this year’s Annual Hiring Fair at Manatee County’s Downtown Library on Monday,…

Dodging a Cannonball

Dodging a Cannonball

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Four days before the hurricane a normal summer rain apparently caused panic. Perhaps the gray skies served as a reminder of what was to come. Quite possibly…

South County bus service: ‘specifically is the downside’ of HART changes

South County bus service: ‘specifically is the downside’ of HART changes

By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Changes coming in October to Hillsborough County’s regional bus system will do little to enhance services in the southern part of the county, mostly due to…

Ruskin millennial, future doctor serves seniors on ambulance crew

Ruskin millennial, future doctor serves seniors on ambulance crew

By LOIS KINDLE Emily Gempler, 23, is a busy woman these days. While working two part-time jobs, she’s studying to become a paramedic at Hillsborough Community College SouthShore. What’s more,…

Growing shellfish to help save the bay and a seafood trade deficit

Growing shellfish to help save the bay and a seafood trade deficit

By CARL MARIO NUDI There are three major estuaries from Pinellas County to Charlotte County flowing into the Gulf of Mexico and a local organization is working to make shellfish…

Lessons from Irma echo Andrew, ‘The Big One’

Lessons from Irma echo Andrew, ‘The Big One’

By KEVIN BRADY Sitting with a laptop at 9 p.m. Sunday night as Hurricane Irma saws its way north from landfall in Marco Island, hoping the power stays on and…

Deputy to host public forum on credit, debit card fraud

Deputy to host public forum on credit, debit card fraud

By LOIS KINDLE The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is offering area residents the latest information on economic fraud and its proliferation with the rapid growth of technology. Four presentations will…

Community Church College — informing, entertaining, inspiring for 41 years

Community Church College — informing, entertaining, inspiring for 41 years

By PHYLLIS HODGES Okay — now you’re retired and seeking a healthy balance in this chapter of your life. You are challenged with finding satisfying activities that keep you physically…

Obituaries September 14, 2017

Sterling E. Ruark Sterling E. Ruark passed away Sept. 3, 2017. He retired as a sales engineer in the paper industry after 42 years of service. He was a member…

Hurricane relief at area YMCAs

Hurricane relief at area YMCAs

From Campo Family YMCA: Both the Campo Y and North Brandon Y are welcoming anyone in the community to come get a warm shower, some cool air, wifi, etc. Additionally,…

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