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Commissioner Stacy White concerned with Frontier outages

Commissioner Stacy White concerned with Frontier outages

During the Feb. 1 regular Hillsborough Board of County Commissioners meeting, Commissioner Stacy White brought up his deep concerns with the Frontier outage on Jan. 31, which caused the 9-1-1…

Obituaries February 8, 2018

James A. Dunchuck James A. Dunchuck, of Kings Point, passed away peacefully at Lifepath Hospice on January 29, 2018 at age 81,. He is survived by wife Bonnie and children,…

Saving Calimaco

Saving Calimaco

Area horse rescue makes a rescue from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Hurricane Maria did more than devastate the human population when it slammed in to Puerto Rico…

Commander, captain, admiral: A man of extraordinary moral courage named U.S. Naval Academy Distinguished Graduate

Commander, captain, admiral: A man of extraordinary moral courage named U.S. Naval Academy Distinguished Graduate

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Some lives are defined by moments. But, perhaps more rarely, moments are defined by those involved in them. In April 1975, Captain Lawrence Chambers was barely a…

Learn how to protect your identity and your wallet

Learn how to protect your identity and your wallet

By LOIS KINDLE Despite the continued warnings of local law enforcement, credit card companies and the state and federal government, identity theft is still rampant throughout the country. In 2016,…

Area veterans give Florida Gov. Rick Scott warm welcome

Area veterans give Florida Gov. Rick Scott warm welcome

By PHYLLIS HODGES “We believe that is the largest Governor’s Veterans Service Award (GVSA) event to date,” said retired U.S. Army Colonel Al Carter, who is deputy executive director of…

Family Heritage House Museum, State College of Florida to mark Black History Month honoring once-slave who became a U.S. Congressman

Family Heritage House Museum, State College of Florida to mark Black History Month honoring once-slave who became a U.S. Congressman

By CARL MARIO NUDI Every year since 1976, Americans have been celebrating Black History Month during February. It evolved from Negro History Week, which was established in 1926 to encourage…

This chocolate-filled event is to die for

This chocolate-filled event is to die for

By LOIS KINDLE Chocolate lovers and wine connoisseurs will think they’ve died and gone to heaven Feb.  10 at this year’s Death by Chocolate fundraiser at the Summerfield Crossings Golf…

Sun City Center author’s newest book picked up by major publishing house

Sun City Center author’s newest book picked up by major publishing house

By LOIS KINDLE Author Linda Bleser was born to write. It’s her vocation, her passion, her first priority. Recently, after a lifetime of writing poems, short stories and 15 books,…

Chamber News & Views February 1, 2018

Chamber News & Views February 1, 2018

By LYNNE CONLAN Executive Director, Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce Anyone who has ever had a job is sales is familiar with the term “cold call.” Cold calls…

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