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Remember when

Remember when

Wimauma was a city like Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace? By PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.net Having only moved to South County in January 1980, I don’t remember the City of…

You, me and business

You, me and business

There are real laws about driving a golf cart By DANA DITTMAR CEO, SCC Chamber Periodically, over the six-plus years I’ve written this column, some have elicited an unexpected torrent…

Positive Talk

Positive Talk

Visibility — one of the keys to success By WILLIAM HODGES hodgespress@gmail.com Can you imagine what kind of world it would be if everyone hid their light under a bushel?…

Safe at Home

Safe at Home

A $20,000 pot of gold is at the end of this vet’s rainbow By JIM CURTIS Jim.Curtis48@icloud.com My mission was to establish an affordable family lifestyle for Mo, where his…

Adventures on the Snowbird trail

Adventures on the Snowbird trail

Observations: Adventures on the Snowbird trail By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.net It seemed every snowbird who held out up north for the holidays had the same idea: Give it a few…

The magic in Gibtown

The magic in Gibtown

Observations: The magic in Gibtown By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.net I feel fortunate to have lived in this part of the Tampa Bay area before it was discovered. When I moved…

Faith in Fitness

Faith in Fitness

Sight, sounds, smells of India By ROSIE KORFANT Since visiting India over 25 years ago, I knew I wanted to return. Two years ago, God began “niggling” at my spirit to…

Remember when

Remember when

The Riverview area was also called Peru? By PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.net It’s hard to believe I’m already writing the second column in 2017 and that it’s been four months since…

You, me and business

You, me and business

What do we actually do here at the chamber? By DANA DITTMAR A couple of weeks ago, someone asked me what all we do here at the Sun City Center chamber. I’ve…

Positive Talk

Positive Talk

The effective manager By WILLIAM HODGES hodgespress@gmail.com At the beginning of one of my supervisory seminars, I give the attendees my objectives for the time we will spend together. Then…

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