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‘Fresh From Florida’ breakfast kicks off Florida State Fair with showcase of produce

‘Fresh From Florida’ breakfast kicks off Florida State Fair with showcase of produce

By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Hundreds lined up in the Florida State Fair’s agricultural tent last week to eat foods “Fresh from Florida,” hear from the governor and the state’s agricultural…

Ruskin Tomato and Heritage Festival looking to crown 4 queens

Ruskin Tomato and Heritage Festival looking to crown 4 queens

By KEVIN BRADY The Ruskin Tomato and Heritage Festival is looking for a queen or four to grace the grounds of E.G. Simmons Park this year. Unlike Game of Thrones,…

Security Patrol, HCSO developing programs to find ‘wanderers’

Security Patrol, HCSO developing programs to find ‘wanderers’

By PHYLLIS HODGES Yes, as might be expected, Sun City Center has its share of “wanderers” with cognitive disorders. State statistics say that over 500,000 Floridians have Alzheimer’s, 70 percent…

North Manatee leaders network to better serve community

North Manatee leaders network to better  serve community

By CARL MARIO NUDI Washington Gardens resident Karyn Washington said she loves her neighbors and neighborhood, and she is looking forward to the Manasota Neighborhoods Summit on Feb. 23. “I…

SpaceX shakes Space Coast with powerful rocket

SpaceX shakes Space Coast with powerful rocket

By Troy McClellan Troy McClellan Photography After years of delays and re-designs, SpaceX made history on Feb. 6, 2018, with the maiden flight of its Falcon Heavy rocket from the…

Goodwill expands services, retail in South County

Goodwill expands services, retail in South County

By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Goodwill Industries–Suncoast is stepping in to southeastern Hillsborough County in a big way, first, with the opening of a 200,000 square-foot distribution center and retail store…

East meets West at Sun City Center Health and Wellness

East meets West at Sun City Center Health and Wellness

By LOIS KINDLE Patients can “have their cake and eat it too” at a medical practice in Ruskin that offers a mix of both traditional Western and ancient Eastern forms…

Sun City Center Area Chamber is ‘kind of like a town hall’

Sun City Center Area Chamber is ‘kind of like a town hall’

By LOIS KINDLE A chamber of commerce primarily exists to further the business interests of its members and the community at large. But the mission of the Sun City Center Area…

Reverse mortgages can be a key component in retirement planning

Reverse mortgages can be a key component in retirement planning

By LOIS KINDLE Seniors are living much longer these days, and many face the prospect that their financial resources will grow thin. If you’re one of these folks, a reverse…

Letter to the Editor February 15, 2018

Lent and our diet Dear Editor, February 14th marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus’ 40 days…

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