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Spurlino Family YMCA breaks ground on phase two

Spurlino Family YMCA breaks ground on phase two

By YVETTE C. HAMMETT The Y started getting calls from residents of South Shore back in 2008, wondering when their fast-growing community would be getting their own workout space, aquatic…

SCC softball booming as season kicks off

SCC softball booming as season kicks off

New Wednesday league for more experienced players  By KEVIN BRADY A corn field served as the Sun City Center Softball’s field of dreams in 1980, its first unofficial season. Opening day…

For one Palmetto business owner and mother, Irma forces a new beginning

For one Palmetto business owner and mother, Irma forces a new beginning

By CARL MARIO NUDI In comparison to other areas in Florida, the destruction Hurricane Irma left in its wake in Palmetto was not as bad as feared. Palmetto City Clerk…

Community of faith keeps its faith despite challenges

Community of faith keeps its faith despite challenges

By LOIS KINDLE Hurricane Irma thankfully turned away from the Tampa Bay area, leaving most area property relatively unscathed. But the Southside Baptist Church of Sun City in Ruskin was…

Newly promoted principal takes reins at Lennard High School

Newly promoted principal takes reins at Lennard High School

By LOIS KINDLE Denise Savino has a big job ahead of her as the new principal of Lennard High School in Ruskin. She’s now responsible for the educational growth of…

Firehouse hosts lively scholarship fundraiser

Firehouse hosts lively scholarship fundraiser

By LOIS KINDLE If you missed the Firehouse Cultural Center’s 4th annual Blues & Bar-B-Que last Saturday night, you missed one heck of a party. Organizers say about 175 area…

Meet the Village Kids

Meet the Village Kids

SouthShore youth ready to work for you, perform community service By JOAN CAMPBELL In early September, Lori Colbert posted the following to an Apollo Beach social media page: “I have…

A merry addition to your seasonal schedule: SCC Holiday Breakfast, Walk

A merry addition to your seasonal schedule: SCC Holiday Breakfast, Walk

By PHYLLIS HODGES It’s that time of year again when stores remind everyone that Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas are only a few weeks away. December is especially busy, and for…

Good deeds show kids different side of law enforcement

Good deeds show kids different side of law enforcement

By LOIS KINDLE Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office District IV community resource deputies and an orientation class of HCSO cadets and their training deputies gave the Wimauma Boys & Girls Club…

Chamber View: Did we miss anything, folks?

Chamber View: Did we miss anything, folks?

By TANYA DORAN Executive Director, Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce Do you know the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce has a community resource guide?  To celebrate the chamber’s 50th year…

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