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SUN CITY CENTER: 4th of July celebration

SUN CITY CENTER: 4th of July celebration

America’s 242nd birthday celebrated in lively fashion By PHYLLIS HODGES The Sun City Center Community Association-sponsored July 4th Family Fun Day included a pancake breakfast at Community Hall. Then at the…

SOUTH SHORE: Good character is taught at this camp

SOUTH SHORE: Good character is taught at this camp

Raising kind kids A summer camp where kids learn good character and more By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Youngsters at one of Hillsborough County’s summer camps are learning more than how…

SUN CITY CENTER: Volunteerism declining

SUN CITY CENTER: Volunteerism declining

Civic engagement an important part of Sun City Center’s quality of life By LOIS KINDLE Among the factors making Sun City Center a great place to live is one many…

Common Cents July 12, 2018

Common Cents July 12, 2018

Firecracker, firecracker, boom boom boom! By EVAN GUIDO Parrish resident; Financial Advisor at Baird Wealth Management Fireworks displays are incredible! Ironically, China is by far the leading shipper in the…

Letter to the Editor: July 5, 2018

Thank you Observer News Dear Editor: Thank you for the support The Observer has given us by publicizing articles on The Longest Day. Your willingness to give space in the…

Captain Joel’s Fishin’ Holes: July 5, 2018

Captain Joel’s Fishin’ Holes: July 5, 2018

Dead-sticking in July when fish are lazy By JOEL BRANDENBURG In most months of the year we fish with live bait fish or live crabs. For most of the year…

Chamber News & Views: July 5, 2018

Chamber News & Views: July 5, 2018

Plenty of worms to go around By LYNNE CONLAN Executive Director, Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce They say: “The early bird catches the worm.” I say: “Let him…

SOUTH SHORE: Going in style

SOUTH SHORE: Going in style

Plan ahead to save thousands, major headaches on funerals By LOIS KINDLE As Jeannie Hogan looked around the room at her recent speaking engagement, she knew some in the audience…

SOUTH SHORE: Cyberscams rampant these days

SOUTH SHORE: Cyberscams rampant these days

Be informed Learn how to avoid being ‘taken’ in a scam By LOIS KINDLE As recently as last week, several Sun City Center residents reported being victimized over the internet, and thousands…

APOLLO BEACH: Medical marijuana dispensary opens

APOLLO BEACH: Medical marijuana dispensary opens

AltMed opens its first dispensary for medical marijuana in Apollo Beach By YVETTE C. HAMMETT AltMed of Florida, which began growing medical marijuana in an old tomato packing plant on…

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