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Gibsonton residents want county action

Gibsonton residents want county action

Commissioner Murman meeting Feb. 27 at Gardenville Gibsonton wants county action on numerous problems By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON Residents of this oft-ignored small but unique and growing town in Hillsborough…

Parents and Children Advance Together

Parents and Children Advance Together

PCAT Literacy Ministries makes major difference for some area youth By LOIS KINDLE Parents and Children Advance Together (PCAT) Literacy Ministries will soon finish its fourth school year of giving…

Ready for spring training

Ready for spring training

Bradenton Pirates Booster Club ready for baseball’s spring training season By CARL MARIO NUDI The first home game of the spring training season of the Major League Baseball Pittsburgh Pirates…

$65 million project

$65 million project

Much needed road widening to begin soon By YVETTE C. HAMMETT A road-widening project designed to alleviate major daily congestion in one segment of southern Hillsborough County, is about to…

Manatee Heritage Days schedule

Manatee Heritage Days schedule

Manatee Heritage Days to be held March 1-31 This year marks the 40th year for Manatee Heritage Days. As Bubbles Greer, one of the founders of Heritage Days wrote “The…

Are the ‘best’ things really free?

Are the ‘best’ things really free?

Chamber News & Views Are the best things in life really free? That’s what “they” say. Now, I haven’t actually been able to determine who “they” are, but they seem…

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

My effort to spread light in the world Dear Editor, All around us we see it: Heated Facebook exchanges, scathing news stories and constant unrest overseas. It seems there are…

What are you willing to spend?

What are you willing to spend?

Positive Talk What are you willing to spend to get what you want? James Allen in his great little book, As A Man Thinketh, wrote the following: “Men are anxious…

BUSINESS NEWS

BUSINESS NEWS

Three Bulls Tavern and Brewery to open in Brandon this spring Hand-crafted brews and gastro pub fare By YVETTE C. HAMMETT When Tracy Mellody began brewing beer in her backyard seven…

Longhorns limp to playoffs

Longhorns limp to playoffs

Blake takes final home game on senior night Longhorns limp to playoffs after heartbreaking home loss By STEVE JACKSON Trying to shake off a disappointing regular season 61-60 loss at…