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Thieves target mail to steal your personal information

Thieves target mail to steal your personal information

By LOIS KINDLE The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is advising residents to be proactive when it comes to protecting their identities. And one of those ways is being aware of…

Ellenton antique store a family affair with echoes from the past

Ellenton antique store a family affair with echoes from the past

By CARL MARIO NUDI Heading east past the Gamble Plantation out of downtown Ellenton one would notice a large barn-red building at 4407 U.S. 301 N. on the south side…

The ambulance not in service could be the one you need

The ambulance not in service could be the one you need

By LOIS KINDLE We’ve all seen them sitting at intersections throughout Sun City Center, especially this time of year. They’re Sun City Center Emergency Squad ambulances idled by the lack…

Cabaret proceeds recipients appreciative of SCC support

Cabaret proceeds recipients appreciative of SCC support

BY PHYLLIS HODGES It really does take a village. Kudos to all those who sponsored and provided the manpower for organizing this year’s Cabaret fundraiser—and to all those who attended. …

Chamber View: How do you dedicate your time?

Chamber View: How do you dedicate your time?

By TANYA DORAN Executive Director, Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce As executive director for the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce since 2009, I’ve had the pleasure to meet and work…

You, me and business: What’s in a name?

You, me and business: What’s in a name?

By DANA SCHROEDER CEO, SCC Chamber Some columns just write themselves.  They’re timely and easy and they just flow.  This is not one of those columns. Sometimes life does not…

Obituaries July 13, 2017

Ida Lynn Webb Ida Lynn Webb, 88, at rest June 28, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Roland L. Webb and loving mother of Mark (Barbara) Webb, Pat Baranski, Kim…

Observer Today July 13, 2017

Observer Today July 13, 2017

Good morning! My wife and I moved to Florida in 1994 as mere children, living in a marina in Ft. Myers Beach with a cast of characters out of a…

Observer Today July 12, 2017

Observer Today July 12, 2017

Good morning! It’s July and our summer is still just in adolescence. But here’s a little (very little, yet appropriate) hot weather joke for you: You know it’s hot when…

Observer Today July 11, 2017

Observer Today July 11, 2017

Good morning! How ’bout that mini hurricane that blew through yesterday? Parts of Ruskin reportedly received more than 4 inches of rain. If nothing else, summer in Florida is rarely…