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Parrish elementary school dedicated

Parrish elementary school dedicated

New Parrish elementary school dedicated Longtime local educator, community leader and former Manatee County School Board member Barbara Harvey thanked everyone during the July 27 dedication and ribbon cutting for…

Thrift Store serves a higher need

Thrift Store serves a higher need

Sells goods, seeks donations in Ruskin St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store serves a higher need By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON The St. Vincent de Paul Society operates thrift stores all…

School bells start ringing Aug. 12

School bells start ringing Aug. 12

School bells start ringing Aug. 12 Hillsborough School District starts massive spending on projects By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON In case you have not noticed, the first day of school for…

Incentives for going solar

Incentives for going solar

Act now for no-obligation look at getting solar for your home By LOIS KINDLE If you’ve ever thought of going solar, now would be a good time to do so,…

Doctor practices pain management his way

Doctor practices pain management his way

Doctor practices pain management his way By LOIS KINDLE Unlike many physicians these days, Dr. Nomen Azeem has a different philosophy when it comes to pain management. His first impulse…

Palmetto Historical Park

Palmetto Historical Park

Get to know local history at the Palmetto Historical Park Second article in a series on the Palmetto Historical Park By CARL MARIO NUDI The Palmetto Historical Park was established…

Food service aims to help seniors eat healthier

Food service aims to help seniors eat healthier

Meal Medic food service aims to help seniors eat healthier By LOIS KINDLE There comes a time in many people’s lives when they no longer have the ability, energy or…

Designed to wow!

Designed to wow!

New Riverview Library designed to wow patrons By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Riverview Library patrons may get their breath knocked out upon entering the new facility next summer. The lobby of…

Local 6-year-old in national motocross competition

Local 6-year-old in national motocross competition

Summer national dirt bike race brings family together First grade is next big step for Apollo Beach youngster By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON While most 6-year-old youngsters are anticipating, with mixed…

More choices for book lovers

More choices for book lovers

Little free libraries add to book lovers’ choices By PHYLLIS HODGES For avid readers, the world we live in today is awash with opportunities for indulging that passion. Visit any…