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Ghost Spirit and Orb Walk

Ghost Spirit and Orb Walk

“Ghost Spirit & Orb Walks” The next Ghost Spirit & Orb Walk is scheduled for November 18, 2017. The cost is  $15.00 per person. Due to the “Paranormal” nature of these…

Hillsborough Planning Commission hopes to break gridlock while protecting business

Hillsborough Planning Commission hopes to break gridlock while protecting business

By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Over the past 30 years or so, traffic congestion in the Brandon area has reached a crescendo. Or, has it? Actually, regional planners say, it will…

SCC WWII veteran awarded one of France’s highest civilian and military honors

SCC WWII veteran awarded  one of France’s highest civilian and military honors

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Seventy-three years ago this month, Sun City Center winter resident Charles B. “Red” Whittington helped to liberate the city of Maizières-lès-Metz, also known as Metz, in France…

Elks hosting fundraiser to collect cash for new shoes for children, veterans, homeless

Elks hosting fundraiser to collect cash for new shoes for children, veterans, homeless

  By LOIS KINDLE It may be hard for some folks to believe, but there are people living in our area who need a new pair of shoes, and the…

Girls learn life skills in after-school program

Girls learn life skills in after-school program

By LOIS KINDLE Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, a dozen girls in grades three to five head to Kids ̓R̓ Kids Waterset after school to take part in a program called…

In Washington Park, Memphis: a promise to keep a long-awaited promise for a park

In Washington Park, Memphis: a promise to keep  a long-awaited  promise for a park

“The state just walked away,” Hunsicker said. “I promise I will not walk away.” By CARL MARIO NUDI The historically black communities of Washington Park and Memphis, north of Palmetto,…

Ruskin Woman’s Club to host festive Christmas Tea

Ruskin Woman’s Club to host festive Christmas Tea

By LOIS KINDLE Members of the GFWC Ruskin Woman’s Club are getting ready to kick off the holiday season by bringing back their highly popular, annual Christmas Tea.  After a…

SCC Community Association offers Consumer Affairs assistance

SCC Community Association offers Consumer Affairs assistance

By PHYLLIS HODGES If you have a job to be done—say a bathroom or kitchen remodeled, or a tree removed, you ask your friends and neighbors for business recommendations. Right? …

‘Small’ but powerful: Valencia Lakes West Women’s Club raises thousands for cancer research

‘Small’ but powerful: Valencia Lakes West Women’s Club raises thousands for cancer research

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN A relatively small group at Valencia Lakes is having a big impact on a global scourge. On Saturday, an estimated 300 people signed on to walk for…

Visitors throng to E.G. Simmons for seafood, music and more

Visitors throng to E.G. Simmons for seafood, music and more

Postcard weather. Scenic venue. Large crowds. Great food and music. The 29th annual Ruskin Seafood Festival is a wrap. Hordes of folks from all over Tampa Bay turned out Nov.…