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PARRISH: New school to honor Barbara Harvey

PARRISH: New school to honor Barbara Harvey

New elementary school honors Barbara Harvey’s 56-year passion for students By CARL MARIO NUDI Longtime Manatee County educator and former school board member Barbara Harvey has always been passionate about…

August 2, 2018

August 2, 2018

Judy Sue Moore Blakeley Judy Sue Moore Blakeley, born March 9, 1943, at Chickasha, Oklahoma, passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 4, 2018, at her residence in Jonesboro,…

RIVERVIEW: Honorary mayor’s race

RIVERVIEW: Honorary mayor’s race

Riverview’s honorary mayor’s race a charity affair By LOIS KINDLE The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce kicked off this year’s honorary mayor’s race by announcing 90 percent of the funds…

Captain Joel’s Fishin’ Holes Aug. 2, 2018

Captain Joel’s Fishin’ Holes Aug. 2, 2018

Tampa Bay sharks By JOEL BRANDENBURG Last week we celebrated sharks and stayed glued to the TV during shark week. Ana Banana Fishing Company has been filmed by the “Discovery…

GIBSONTON: Gibsonton Elementary adopts LiveSchool ‘House’

GIBSONTON: Gibsonton Elementary adopts LiveSchool ‘House’

Gibsonton Elementary to begin new LiveSchool ‘House’ program By Stephen Flanagan Jackson Gibsonton Elementary School is excited and proud to announce a new program for students, teachers, parents and faculty. …

RUSKIN: Christmas in July at the FCC

RUSKIN: Christmas in July at the FCC

Market at the Firehouse filled with Christmas Cheer Between 700 and 800 people turned out for Christmas in July at the Firehouse Cultural Center last Saturday, where more than 40…

RUSKIN: Fetherston retires

RUSKIN: Fetherston retires

Librarian retires after 16 years; begins and ends career in Ruskin By Stephen Flanagan Jackson Public libraries are among the most treasured resources in a community. The Hillsborough County Public…

SOUTH SHORE: County Commissioner Stacy White

SOUTH SHORE: County Commissioner Stacy White

County Commissioner Stacy White meets constituents at public library By Stephen Flanagan Jackson Wild hogs running loose, uncompleted sidewalks, storm-water problems, trash and waste collection, substandard public transportation, deteriorating county roads,…

SOUTH SHORE: Grant helps expand CERT services

SOUTH SHORE: Grant helps expand CERT services

State grant enables South County Communities CERT to expand activities By PHYLLIS HODGES The South County Communities Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) plans to use a $5,000 state grant received…

Chamber News & Views Aug. 2, 2018

Chamber News & Views Aug. 2, 2018

Is your subject line repelling readers? By LYNNE CONLAN When you send an email to a friend or family member, chances are probably good that they’ll get opened, read, and…