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Giving feels good

Giving feels good

Chamber News & Views The Holidays always seem to bring out the best in people. Well, maybe not at 11:30 p.m. Christmas Eve when you’re in line trying to snag…

Now is when South Shore fishing shines

Now is when South Shore fishing shines

South Shore fishing news Besides the fact that the air temperature has dropped 15 to 20 degrees, this is a great time of year to fish the South Shore. The…

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

Chamber News & Views What’s in a name? According to self-help guru Dale Carnegie, “A person’s name is to him or her the sweetest and most important sound in any…

No Red Tide inside Tampa Bay

No Red Tide inside Tampa Bay

No Red Tide inside Tampa Bay…. and the bite has been on fire! What has been the number one question about fishing in Tampa Bay and the South Shore area…

Everyone loves a parade!

Everyone loves a parade!

Chamber News & Views Everyone loves a parade! Everyone loves a parade! I know I do. I used to be in a krewe. That’s just a fancy name for a…

Cast your vote or shut the heck up

Cast your vote or shut the heck up

Loose Ends Cast your vote or shut the heck up We all have friends, acquaintances, neighbors — even family members — who like to pontificate ad nauseum on the state…

Let’s just skip to 2019

Let’s just skip to 2019

Chamber News & Views Let’s just skip to 2019 Please don’t tell me how many days are left until Christmas. I already know it’s too few. I know I won’t…

Vote early and often

Vote early and often

Chamber News & Views: Vote early and often Vote early and vote often. Now I’ll bet you don’t hear those words very much this election season. That is unless you’re…

Who will be our next Elon Musk?

Common Cents: Who will be our next Elon Musk? In hindsight, America loved and needed Elon Musk more than Elon Musk loves Elon Musk. That’s saying something, because the love…

Midterm ballot amendments confusing at best

Midterm ballot amendments confusing at best

Loose Ends:  Midterm ballot amendments confusing at best Don’t know about you, but I’m ready to scream if I see one more TV commercial on the 12 amendments we’re voting…