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LENNARD GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

LENNARD GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

Lady Horns top Plant City, host East Bay Dec. 14 By Steve Jackson RUSKIN — The Lennard Lady Longhorns return to the friendly confines of their high school gym this…

Dog leaves his own ‘gift’ for package thieves

Dog leaves his own ‘gift’ for package thieves

Owner leaves fake package for porch pirates By KEVIN BRADY Call it a variation of coal in your stocking. Tired of the theft of dog supplies left at her front…

SOLD OUT …. Boys and Girls Club tree sale

SOLD OUT …. Boys and Girls Club tree sale

Palmetto Boys & Girls Club helps area children with programs supported by annual Christmas tree sale By CARL MARIO NUDI The Boys & Girls Club of Manatee County has been selling…

Cold-weather shelters open

Cold-weather shelters open

When temperature drops, cold-weather shelters open Serving homeless and those with inadequate heat in homes By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Hillsborough County has already given the go-ahead twice this chilly season to…

Step back into Old Florida

Step back into Old Florida

Ruskin’s Pirate’s Pointe Resort offers step back into Old Florida By LOIS KINDLE Tammie Saxon and her husband Tom live the good life along the Little Manatee River in Ruskin.…

Golf Cart Parade a holiday hit

Golf Cart Parade a holiday hit

Golf Cart Parade a holiday hit Saturday, Dec. 8, had beautiful weather and streets lined with enthusiastic onlookers of all ages gathered for Sun City Center’s Holiday Golf Cart Parade.…

Letters to the Editor Dec. 13, 2018

Letters to the Editor Dec. 13, 2018

$10m could be better spent Dear Editor, After reading the article concerning the S.R. 674 project in the Nov. 22 edition of The SCC Observer, I felt a $10 million…

Christmas lights extravaganza

Christmas lights extravaganza

Masonic Park and Youth Camp hosts Christmas lights extravaganza By LOIS KINDLE If you like riding around to check out Christmas light displays, you won’t want to miss the one…

Family dog’s emergency a lesson for all pet owners

Family dog’s emergency a lesson for all pet owners

Family dog’s emergency a lesson for all pet owners By LOIS KINDLE Lisa Hast had the scare of her life recently after her dog, Ruger, decided to “go out for…

Commissioner Stacy White files suit against transit tax vote

Commissioner Stacy White files suit against transit tax vote

Tax foe’s wife is judge randomly assigned to case By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON Thwarting the will of the people or seeking clarity and adherence to state law? Whether it is…