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Dec. 7 – Pearl Harbor Remembered

Dec. 7 – Pearl Harbor Remembered

Remember Pearl Harbor By MITCH TRAPHAGEN *Click here to email* December 7 marks the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The attack resulted in the deaths of 2,403 Americans, wounding 1,178;…

“Libraries are … the best bargain in America …”

“Libraries are … the best bargain in America …”

SCC couple endows, funds $250,000 to establish children’s library foundation By LOIS KINDLE *Click here to email* Sun City Center residents Jim Duffy and his wife, Joann, are lifelong readers, and libraries have…

RedHawk Ranch Pow Wow & Cultural Festival

RedHawk Ranch Pow Wow & Cultural Festival

All things Native American… The 2016 Pow Wow & Cultural Festival drew about 5,500 visitors to RedHawk Ranch in Wimauma, more than doubling last year’s crowd of 2,000.  Despite a…

Blues Fest

Blues Fest

Bradenton’s 5th annual Blues Festival expands to a weekend-long event By ANDREA SHAY Bradenton’s Blues Festival has been named by Blues411 Radio as the United States’ top blues festival, and…

Wildlife rescue educates public

Wildlife rescue educates public

Matthews Wildlife Rescue helps animals, educates public By ANDREA SHAY Often during the tourist season, Justin Matthews can be found sitting quietly on weekend nights outside Woody’s River Roo Pub…

Rocky Bluff Library events

Rocky Bluff Library events

December busy time for Rocky Bluff Library By CARL MARIO NUDI *Click here to email* The December activity schedule at the Rocky Bluff Library, 6750 U.S. 301 N., was packed with special holiday…