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Cool Ways to Spend a Hot Summer
ELLENTON - The
forecast shows a steady string of temperatures in the 90s. It seems that even
picking up the television remote control is enough to make you break out into a
Believe it or not, however, there are things happening beyond
the hermitically sealed windows of your air conditioned house.
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RUSKIN - An automobile
accident on State Road 674 near I-75 claimed the lives of three women on
Cleo Broome of Ruskin, Janis Creason of McDonough, Ga,
and Amy Creason of Fairburg, Ga were all pronounced deceased at the scene.
The three women were grandmother, mother and daughter.
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Chamber Notes - Who Was John Ruskin?
By Daniel Kushmer
"There was a man sent from God whose name was John" that
taken from an inscription on a simple wreath sent by a tailor of the village of
Coniston after John Ruskin had died. Who was John Ruskin?
Self Portrait of John Ruskin
The Changing Face of South Hillsborough:
The rumors are flying about several big box retailers moving into
south county. The facts, however, are few. Yet one in every ten new
jobs created in the entire nation came from the Tampa-St.
Petersburg-Clearwater Metropolitan area. South county communities are
joining forces to become a strong player in that prospering market.
How will all of the changes effect our communities and area businesses
and what can south county shoppers expect from the future?
The three-part series is available on
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- It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's a Home Depot!
Scams and cons seem to be popping up all
over Sun City Center. Next week, the Observer News will hear
from the HCSO about yet another way con artists have found to separate
you from your money.
We are working to make the Online
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added a few new features such as the ability to search our archives.
While not every article from the print edition runs in the online
edition, our new search feature may help you find the story you are
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