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M&M Printing a one-stop shop for all your printing needs

M&M Printing a one-stop shop for all your printing needs

By LOIS KINDLE Anyone who’s been around South Shore for any length of time knows about M&M Printing. It’s the company that prints four editions of The Observer News, the…

Due date for new Riverview library pushed to 2020

Due date for new Riverview library pushed to 2020

By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Riverview Library buffs will have to wait a little longer than originally announced to get a new media center. Hillsborough County library officials now say the…

Tillers and Toilers greenhouse team to hold first plant sale open to the public on Sept. 29

Tillers and Toilers greenhouse team to hold first plant sale open to the public on Sept. 29

By PHYLLIS HODGES This time of year is when area gardeners begin planning for the fall planting season, and many of the 140 Tillers and Toilers members who cultivate the…

Across the nation, Americans experience a slow-motion cosmic Pac-Man

Across the nation, Americans experience a slow-motion cosmic Pac-Man

For the first time in 99 years, a total eclipse crossed America on Aug. 21. The widely publicized event was broadcast live everywhere from news stations to NASA. Millions of…

Adoptions here are heartfelt

Adoptions here are heartfelt

By LOIS KINDLE For some women, raising a child isn’t an option, and for others having one isn’t possible. That’s the reason private agencies like Heartfelt Adoptions exists. “We bought…

2017 World Rowing Championships course inches close to the finish line

2017 World Rowing Championships course inches close to the finish line

By CARL MARIO NUDI  With the recent completion of a landmark five-story building, the organizing committee inched closer to the finish line in its preparation for the 2017 World Rowing…

Candidates announce bid to become Sun City Center’s honorary mayor

Candidates announce bid to become Sun City Center’s honorary mayor

South Shore businesses, nonprofits to benefit from mayor’s race fundraising. By LOIS KINDLE The race for the 2018 honorary mayor of Sun City Center will start with a bang Aug.…

Good Samaritan Mission eyes new outreach with sale of Wimauma property for $1.2 million

Good Samaritan Mission eyes new outreach with sale of Wimauma property for $1.2 million

By KEVIN BRADY Good Samaritan Mission, a Hillsborough County fixture for 33 years, is selling its Wimauma property hoping to secure the charity’s future and bring services closer to migrant…

SBDC’s mission is helping new, existing businesses find success

SBDC’s mission is helping new, existing businesses find success

By LOIS KINDLE If you’re starting a new business or needing advice on how to keep one going, the Florida Small Business Development Center at Hillsborough County can help. It…

Home Depot invests volunteer hours, $24.5K into rehab of Riverview VFW

Home Depot invests volunteer hours, $24.5K into rehab of Riverview VFW

Dozens of volunteers from Home Depot stores in the region converged on the Riverview VFW building on Friday morning. Their mission? A four-hour major rehab of the aging facility. In…