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Spring Fling was a hit!

Spring Fling was a hit!

Nature headlines event for children of all ages   Hundreds of families flocked to Little Manatee River State Park last Saturday to enjoy the outdoors and what could be the…

International Fly-In

International Fly-In

Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In, Expo draws large crowds By TROY McCLELLAN info@fulldomefx.com The 43rd annual Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In and Expo at the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland…

Model train open house

Model train open house

Grab the kids, grandkids and go run a train By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net Train enthusiasts of all ages are invited to join members of the Sun City Center Model Railroad…

Manatee County greenway system

Manatee County greenway system

Manatee County moves forward with greenway system By CARL MARIO NUDI carl@observernews.net For at least two decades there has been talk of a multiuse trail from Parrish to Palmetto for…

From the Bronx to Brandon

From the Bronx to Brandon

From the Bronx to Brandon By SUSANNE KATCHKO Guest Column Sitting on a bed in Room 304 at Brandon Health and Rehabilitation Center, holding hands with Bessie Walker, a 92-year-old…

Kid’s Community College

Kid’s Community College

Charter school’s families spur Kid’s Community College to grow By YVETTE C. HAMMETT A highly successful charter school program that started in a Riverview storefront in 2003 is expanding at the…

Road to Recovery Golf Tournament

Road to Recovery Golf Tournament

Golf tournament to help local paraplegic continue his recovery By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net It has been almost two-and-a-half years since a car struck the motorcycle Jared Ramella was riding and…

Crosswalks are for people

Crosswalks are for people

Crosswalks are for people — not golf carts  By PHYLLIS HODGES hodgespress@gmail.com The golf cart privileges enjoyed in the Sun City Center area are pretty nice … and they are…

Make a difference for a child

Make a difference for a child

Make a Difference Presented by One Church One Child of Florida Thursday, April 20, 2017 Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church 507 2lst St.  East • Palmetto, FL 34221 6 to 7:30 p.m. Please…

Valencia Lakes Community Resources Expo

Valencia Lakes Community Resources Expo

Valencia Lakes’ Community Resources Expo a huge success Valencia Lakes’ inaugural Community Resources Expo was held Wednesday, March 29, at the Valencia Lakes Social Hall in Wimauma. Nearly 800 residents…

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