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Amazon donates $5,500 to local veterans groups at Ruskin ceremony

Amazon donates $5,500 to local veterans groups at Ruskin ceremony

By KEVIN BRADY Jumping out of a plane hundreds of times and dodging bullets and bombs while serving multiple tours during some of the bloodiest days of the Iraq War…

Huge crowd gathers for tiny homes

Huge crowd gathers for tiny homes

Of the many weekend festivals and events that take place in the Tampa Bay Area during the fall and winter months, certainly one that will long be remembered is the…

Metaphysical Society to host New Age Fair

Metaphysical Society to host New Age Fair

By LOIS KINDLE Spiritual readers, numerologists, palm readers and intuitives will be among 24 vendors offering their products and services at the Sun City Center Metaphysical Society’s New Age Fair…

VFW Post 6287 hosts annual Veterans Day Parade

VFW Post 6287 hosts annual Veterans Day Parade

By LOIS KINDLE Thousands of people lined U.S. 41 last Saturday to celebrate the service of those currently serving in the United States armed forces and those who have served…

Hillsborough Planning Commission hopes to break gridlock while protecting business

Hillsborough Planning Commission hopes to break gridlock while protecting business

By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Over the past 30 years or so, traffic congestion in the Brandon area has reached a crescendo. Or, has it? Actually, regional planners say, it will…

SCC WWII veteran awarded one of France’s highest civilian and military honors

SCC WWII veteran awarded  one of France’s highest civilian and military honors

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Seventy-three years ago this month, Sun City Center winter resident Charles B. “Red” Whittington helped to liberate the city of Maizières-lès-Metz, also known as Metz, in France…

Elks hosting fundraiser to collect cash for new shoes for children, veterans, homeless

Elks hosting fundraiser to collect cash for new shoes for children, veterans, homeless

  By LOIS KINDLE It may be hard for some folks to believe, but there are people living in our area who need a new pair of shoes, and the…

In Washington Park, Memphis: a promise to keep a long-awaited promise for a park

In Washington Park, Memphis: a promise to keep  a long-awaited  promise for a park

“The state just walked away,” Hunsicker said. “I promise I will not walk away.” By CARL MARIO NUDI The historically black communities of Washington Park and Memphis, north of Palmetto,…

Girls learn life skills in after-school program

Girls learn life skills in after-school program

By LOIS KINDLE Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, a dozen girls in grades three to five head to Kids ̓R̓ Kids Waterset after school to take part in a program called…

Ruskin Woman’s Club to host festive Christmas Tea

Ruskin Woman’s Club to host festive Christmas Tea

By LOIS KINDLE Members of the GFWC Ruskin Woman’s Club are getting ready to kick off the holiday season by bringing back their highly popular, annual Christmas Tea.  After a…

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