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County commissioners need your feedback

County commissioners need your feedback

County commissioners need your feedback on large, new developments proposed for South Shore By LOIS KINDLE Battle lines are being drawn between developers and concerned citizens regarding newly proposed developments…

Woodstock anniversary celebrated on air

Woodstock anniversary celebrated on air

WPHX 101.9 FM will broadcast Woodstock 50th anniversary special By PHYLLIS HODGES It was 50 years ago this week (August 15-17, 1969) that about one million people trekked to Bethel,…

New Age Fair

New Age Fair

Metaphysical Society hosts New Age Fair The Sun City Center Metaphysical Society hosted  it’s summer New Age Fair Aug. 10 in the events hall at the Sun City Center Area…

No golf carts allowed

No golf carts allowed

 Riverview man’s bail remains $5,500 for dangerous golf cart trip through Gibsonton Walmart By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON The Walmart Supercenter store in Gibsonton continues to receive unwanted attention. First, it…

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…

New dance studio opens

New dance studio opens

New dance studio offers opportunity to learn/polish skills By PHYLLIS HODGES All the health experts agree that dancing is good for you — both mentally and physically — but opportunities…

Human trafficking, shooting threat arrests made

Human trafficking, shooting threat arrests made

Human trafficking arrest at Ruskin/SCC hotel By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON A two-and-a-half month investigation has led to the July 30 arrest of an alleged pimp for human trafficking in the…

Free school breakfast for all students

Free school breakfast for all students

Free school breakfast for all students District issues free and reduced price lunch guidelines By STEPHEN JACKSON Public schools in Hillsborough County open Aug. 12. There is absolutely no reason…

Local man helps restore original Air Force One

Local man helps restore original Air Force One

Local businessman part of team helping to restore original Air Force One By CARL MARIO NUDI Manatee County entrepreneur Bo Mortensen recently was honored to serve on a special team…

New site proposed for ferry

New site proposed for ferry

Proposed ferry supporters buoyed by latest Mosaic offer Big Bend site faces vote on east terminal for proposed ferry By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON A surprise, last-minute offer for a terminal…

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