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New Wimauma home for veteran

New Wimauma home for veteran

Severely injured soldier to receive specially adapted home By LOIS KINDLE One of America’s finest will be honored from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 27 at the Firehouse Cultural…

No more texting while driving!

No more texting while driving!

Heads up! New texting while driving law is in effect By YVETTE C. HAMMETT For all those who spent the holiday week unplugged, here’s a heads-up and thumbs-off news flash!…

July 4th in SCC

July 4th in SCC

A celebration for all ages By PHYLLIS HODGES On Independence Day, the Sun City Center Community Hall was an impressive display of patriotism. A steady stream of visitors seized the…

Obituaries Week of July 11, 2019

Obituaries Week of July 11, 2019

Herbert J. McKittrick Jr. Herbert John McKittrick Jr. died peacefully on June 26, 2019, after declining health following a stroke on Feb. 1, 2019. He was born June 11, 1926,…

Keep your pets safe on the 4th

Keep your pets safe on the 4th

Chamber news & views How are you going to spend July 4th? Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, fairs, concerts, baseball games and family get-togethers. But let’s…

The man behind the mic

The man behind the mic

Swartz is the father of Sun City Radio 96.3 FM on the dial and on the internet By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON Sun Radio WSCQ 96.3 FM, the voice of Sun…

Williams Park boat ramp now open

Williams Park boat ramp now open

Williams Park boat ramp now open Leonard family welcomes renovations at the second busiest launch site in the county By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON Three generations of Leonards from the Gibsonton/Riverview…

Birds in Peril exhibit

Birds in Peril exhibit

Photography exhibition highlights importance of wildlife habitat conservation By CARL MARIO NUDI With the continuing march of growth and development across Manatee County, wildlife habitat continues to disappear, but The…

Need a part-time job?

Need a part-time job?

The Sheriff’s Office needs crossing guards By LOIS KINDLE The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is offering part-time positions for folks who’d like to help our little ones get safely across…

Ruskin swimmer takes gold and bronze

Ruskin swimmer takes gold and bronze

Smith takes gold and bronze in national seniors swim meet By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON A Ruskin resident, who trains in Apollo Beach and St. Petersburg, recently brought home the gold…

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