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Local event features chocolates to die for

Local event features chocolates to die for

About 250 people packed the clubhouse at Summerfield Crossings Golf Club, April 12, for the 5th annual Death by Chocolate fundraiser. The evening was filled with live music by singer/guitarist…

11th annual Kite Fest is a wrap

11th annual Kite Fest is a wrap

The Apollo Beach Beautification Committee’s annual Kite Fest at Apollo Beach Nature Preserve drew more than 50 children and adults to experience a couple hours of relaxation and fun. Brenda…

‘Romance scam’ ramping up locally

‘Romance scam’ ramping up locally

Local law enforcement warns residents not to fall victim to a romance scam By LOIS KINDLE An old scam, preying on the loneliness of seniors, is taking many new victims…

Draw In was great fun

Draw In was great fun

If you didn’t attend the Draw In, you truly missed out This year’s Draw In at the Firehouse Cultural Center had a plethora of interesting hands-on arts activities, and by…

Preschool within high school — the Little Longhorns

Preschool within high school — the Little Longhorns

The “Little Longhorns” Lennard High School offers community preschool within high school By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON The Little Longhorns preschool offers double-duty magic: it’s a program with high school students…

Mini Relay for Life

Mini Relay for Life

This year’s SCC Mini-Relay for Life brings in thousands The Sun City Center Mini-Relay for Life took place April 11 on the grounds of Freedom Plaza’s Golfview Terrace. Through sponsorships…

Harnessing creativity through fashion

Harnessing creativity through fashion

Recycled Dreams Teen Fashion Show hits the runway for the sixth year By CARL MARIO NUDI The excitement and passion at the Manatee County Central Library on April 6 in…

Goodwill thrift store gets grand reception

Goodwill thrift store gets grand reception

Goodwill thrift store grand opening draws huge crowds By YVETTE C. HAMMETT If opening day was any indication, Riverview is more than ready for a super-sized thrift store, and, now,…

SCC Area Chamber of Commerce Spring Business Expo well attended

SCC Area Chamber of Commerce Spring Business Expo well attended

About 1,000 area residents turned out April 4 for the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce Spring Trade Expo at Community Hall, where more than 70 businesses and nonprofit groups…

Golf/country club celebrates 40 years

Golf/country club celebrates 40 years

Caloosa: SCC’s only member-owned golf, country club celebrates 40th birthday By PHYLLIS HODGES Birthdays are always special, and in March, Caloosa Country Club celebrated its 40th as Sun City Center’s…

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