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Meeting Cody Too Late

Meeting Cody Too Late

By Mitch Traphagen I met Cody Orr too late. By the time I knew of him, by the time I knew about this gentle, polite young man, he was gone.…

Don’t be left out!

Don’t be left out!

Each November The Observer News publishes the Welcome Back supplement. Along with amazing advertising, readers will find a handy list of helpful government listings, frequently called numbers, schools, hospitals, food…

Can it get any hotter?

Can it get any hotter?

Chamber News & Views This summer has been one of the hottest I can remember since I moved here in 1996. People are doing anything and everything to cool off.…

Ferry dreams are closer to reality

Ferry dreams are closer to reality

Ferry across Tampa Bay closer to reality Williams Park gets county okay for east terminal By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON Will a ferry service connecting the SouthShore across Tampa Bay, and…

Once a week? Take the survey.

Once a week? Take the survey.

County seeks input through forums, surveys on solid waste collection services By LOIS KINDLE Hillsborough County Solid Waste Management is currently seeking input from county residents, via an online survey…

Service with a walk and a talk

Service with a walk and a talk

New public relations pitch by deputies By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies may be spending more money on re-soles for their shoes than for re-treads for their tires.…

Wimauma Station 22 gets ‘mule’

Wimauma Station 22 gets ‘mule’

Accident on bike trail leads club to donate stretcher to Wimauma Station 22 By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON Thanks to the thoughtfulness and generosity of a group of mountain bike riders,…

Memorial bricks help fund shelter

Memorial bricks help fund shelter

Remember your pets, loved ones by buying a memorial brick from C.A.R.E. By LOIS KINDLE The Critter Adoption and Rescue Effort no-kill animal shelter in Ruskin is in the midst…

Parrish High School opens

Parrish High School opens

New school year marks opening of Parrish Community High School By CARL MARIO NUDI Although three years in the future, Principal Craig Little is looking forward to the first graduation…

WPHX 101.9 FM adds to programming

WPHX 101.9 FM adds to programming

Phoenix Community Radio adds Veterans Corner to programming By PHYLLIS HODGES When Ruskin’s low-frequency radio station, WPHX 101.9 FM, began operating four years ago, Sandy Council, advisory committee chairwoman, said…

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