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Captain Joel’s Fishin’ Holes Aug. 23, 2018

Captain Joel’s Fishin’ Holes Aug. 23, 2018

Fall bite is heating up and saving the seagrass This time of year the water temperature cools down, and the bite heats up. Baitfish start schooling back on the flats…

Loose Ends

Loose Ends

Unexpected acts of kindness can have unforeseen, lasting effects Three months ago, my brother-in-law Dan lost his wife to a long illness that took her from us way too soon.…

APOLLO BEACH: New spa offers halotherapy salt room

APOLLO BEACH: New spa offers halotherapy salt room

Treat your senses to Gypsy Mermaid Day Spa & Boutique By LOIS KINDLE Sometimes we all need to get away to recharge the body, mind and spirit. And South Shore…

Chamber News & Views Aug. 23, 2018

Chamber News & Views Aug. 23, 2018

It’s not all about the crown and sash As I’m sure you’ve noticed, we don’t have a mayor in Sun City Center. But the Sun City Center Area Chamber of…

SOUTH SHORE: Politics 101

SOUTH SHORE: Politics 101

Make your vote count: Research candidates, issues By PHYLLIS HODGES The Florida primary midterm election is right around the corner (Aug. 28) for the governor, cabinet, legislators, local representatives and…

SCC: Verona community to elect first homeowners association board

SCC: Verona community to elect first homeowners association board

Verona community to elect first homeowners association board By PHYLLIS HODGES On Aug. 30, at 7 p.m., Verona residents will have the opportunity to choose their homeowners association board of directors as…

SCC: New pet memorial garden open

SCC: New pet memorial garden open

St. Andrew opens Pet Memorial Garden for community use By LOIS KINDLE St. Andrew Presbyterian Church is known throughout the community for its love of pets. The Rev. Mark Salmon,…

SUN CITY: Local lore is fodder for murder mystery

SUN CITY: Local lore is fodder for murder mystery

Local lore is fodder for murder mystery By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Genealogy can be a fascinating hobby, especially when it unearths family secrets buried for nearly a century — secrets…

RUSKIN: Longhorns hopeful for season

RUSKIN: Longhorns hopeful for season

Longhorns looking for first win Rebuilding behind O-line after winless season First Home Game Aug. 31 vs. Spoto   By Stephen Flanagan Jackson Improving on an 0-10 won-lost record in…

RUSKIN: More than an inconvenience after 4+ years

RUSKIN: More than an inconvenience after 4+ years

Ruskin bridge repair long overdue by county Barricades create transients’ loitering area By Stephen Flanagan Jackson It would be an understatement to say that Hillsborough County is dragging its bureaucratic…