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Preparations near completion for World Rowing Championships

Preparations near completion for World Rowing Championships

By CARL MARIO NUDI An army of workers was busy during the past several weeks preparing for the 2017 World Rowing Championships at the Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota County.…

Falls leading cause of fatal, trauma-related injuries among seniors

Falls leading cause of fatal, trauma-related injuries among seniors

First of two free programs to take place at South Bay Hospital on Thursday, Sept. 21. By LOIS KINDLE Fall Prevention Awareness Day is Sept. 22, and the Sun City…

Hikers, riders, sought for 20th annual Mystery Map event

Hikers, riders, sought for 20th annual Mystery Map event

By LOIS KINDLE The Friends of the Little Manatee State Park will offer some pre-Halloween fun for hikers, horseback riders, families and friends during the 20th annual Mystery Map event…

Clean Comedy Night to serve as fundraiser, a dose of anxiety relief after the storm

Clean Comedy Night to serve as fundraiser,  a dose of anxiety relief after the storm

BY YVETTE C. HAMMETT A night of clean comedy and good eats at The Regent on Sept. 29 will wrap up fundraising efforts for a piece of equipment that will allow…

Letters to the Editor September 21, 2017

Sun Towers Retirement Community makes room for couple in need On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Merry reached out for assistance on behalf of a local Sun City…

Lunch on the island. Almost.

Lunch on the island. Almost.

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Anna Maria Island is a jewel. The roads and traffic, on a beautiful weekend day, however, can be a test in patience. Finding a parking spot can…

Obituaries September 21, 2017

Margaret Nichols Margaret “Peggy” Nichols passed away Sunday, September 10, during the hurricane. She was born in Falls Village, Conn. on December 27, 1916, and was the only child of…

Hillsborough: Disaster assistance resources

Hillsborough: Disaster assistance resources

From Commissioner Victor Crist: Disaster Assistance Resources Are Available Resources for residents and businesses impacted by Hurricane Irma Hillsborough County residents impacted by Hurricane Irma are eligible for individual disaster…

Manatee: Annual hiring fair to feature strong employer lineup

Manatee: Annual hiring fair to feature strong employer lineup

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (September 20, 2017) – Over 40 employers and agencies have signed up to be at this year’s Annual Hiring Fair at Manatee County’s Downtown Library on Monday,…

South County bus service: ‘specifically is the downside’ of HART changes

South County bus service: ‘specifically is the downside’ of HART changes

By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Changes coming in October to Hillsborough County’s regional bus system will do little to enhance services in the southern part of the county, mostly due to…

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