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Board names new executive director for SCC Area Chamber of Commerce

Board names new executive director for SCC Area Chamber of Commerce

By LOIS KINDLE Lynne Conlan, a sales and marketing professional in both print and broadcasting, has been hired to lead the Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce. Her first…

Groundbreaking for Uptown Suites brings second major hotel to Riverview

Groundbreaking for Uptown Suites brings second major hotel to Riverview

‘For Tampa and Riverview, we decided to pick this location because of the growing population and the job growth.’ By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Riverview’s continuing growth in both people and…

With retirement, longtime Manatee librarian leaves a legacy of knowledge and a history of success

With retirement, longtime Manatee librarian leaves a legacy of knowledge and a history of success

By CARL MARIO NUDI Even before Manatee County was founded in 1855, clerks generated a lot of records, and for the past 15 years, Cindy Russell has been indexing and…

Community’s businesses gather in one place at chamber’s Fall Expo

Community’s businesses gather in one place at chamber’s Fall Expo

By LOIS KINDLE Scores of businesses and area nonprofits are set to meet and greet thousands of residents at the upcoming Fall Expo. Hosted by the Sun City Center Area…

2017 Holiday Golf Cart Parade and Winter Festival on Dec. 9

2017 Holiday Golf Cart Parade and  Winter Festival on Dec. 9

Minto’s Bullock selected grand marshal of golf cart parade By PHYLLIS HODGES Are you ready for some fun sure to nourish your holiday spirit? On Saturday, Dec. 9, the Sun…

New furniture, accessories store opens in Ruskin

New furniture, accessories store opens in Ruskin

Owner also offers in-home design services By LOIS KINDLE Area residents looking to freshen up a space or redesign one need look no further than Connie’s Home Décor & Design.…

Already? Yes, it’s Christmastime in the city

Already? Yes, it’s Christmastime in the city

It seems as though the Halloween candy is barely gone and it’s already time for the holidays. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving and what was once thought of as…

Observations: Time to believe

Observations: Time to believe

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN I looked down 33rd Street and in huge lighted letters on the side of the building was the word, “Believe.” A cynic might ask, “Believe in what?” Well,…

Letters to the Editor November 23, 2017

Gratitude for Ruskin VFW My congratulations to the Ruskin VFW Post 6287 for their  organization and cooperation in organizing the Veterans  Parade last Saturday. If  you missed the parade, I…

Obituaries November 23, 2017

Robert David Farrick The Lord needed a solid second baseman for the heavenly senior baseball team so he called up Robert (Bob) Farrick of Sun City Center, Florida to fit…