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Kite Fest is this Saturday

Kite Fest is this Saturday

Celebrate spring at 11th annual Kite Fest in Apollo Beach By LOIS KINDLE Cool, breezy weather has been beckoning residents outdoors lately, and nothing says springtime like the annual Kite…

Meet your ‘personal farmer’

Meet your ‘personal farmer’

Wimauma resident wants to be your ‘personal farmer’ By LOIS KINDLE Odell Scott started growing nutrient-packed microgreens for his mother, who, he claimed, “never ate healthy greens. “One ounce of…

Gov. DeSantis talks about importing drugs to lower costs

Gov. DeSantis talks about importing drugs to lower costs

Governor Ronald DeSantis came to SCC April 8 to deliver a message about his initiative for lowering prescription drug costs. Two bills that support that effort have been introduced to…

Casino Night has gone to the dogs…and cats

Casino Night has gone to the dogs…and cats

Friends of Manatee County Animal Shelter to hold first annual Casino Night fundraiser By CARL MARIO NUDI The Friends of Manatee County Animal Services has had a mission to work…

Obituaries for week of April 11, 2019

Obituaries for week of April 11, 2019

Mary Jane Blakely Mary Jane Blakely, 87, of Sun City Center, passed away April 6, 2019. She was a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was dedicated to reading and…

Riverview challenging Plant City for District 6 crown

Riverview challenging Plant City for District 6 crown

Sharks host East Bay, Lennard, Durant By STEVE JACKSON Stunned twice by powerhouse Plant City within five days in late March, and with five players trying to overcome various ailments,…

Lennard reels off 3-game winning streak

Lennard reels off 3-game winning streak

Horns unbeaten in district diamond action By STEVE JACKSON Coach Kennedy Duran’s Lennard Longhorns have gone on a winning binge after a disappointing 1-2 showing in the Saladino Tournament last…

Join us for a mini Relay-For-Life

Join us for a mini Relay-For-Life

Chamber News & Views I’m going to ask you a very easy question. What’s your favorite ice cream? You probably didn’t have to think very long to answer that one.…

Kiwanis gets cuddly

Kiwanis gets cuddly

Kiwanis provides cuddly teddy bears to Hillsborough County elementary schools By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON That universal symbol of comfort and security, the cuddly teddy bear — actually almost a thousand…

Don’t panic if you owe money to the IRS

Don’t panic if you owe money to the IRS

Don’t panic if you owe money to the IRS By LOIS KINDLE What do you need to know about the changes in the tax law this year? What does the…

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