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Kings Point tightens security

Kings Point tightens security

SUN CITY CENTER – Kings Point residents can now take ownership in helping to maintain the integrity of their limited-access community.
Updated: 8 hours ago

Performing Arts Club packs it up

SUN CITY CENTER – Rollins Theater is no longer home to the Performing Arts Company of Sun City Center. In fact, it is no longer a Community Association club and is looking for a performance venue outside the community. Last year community resi...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Mastering the art of simple cooking

Mastering the art of simple cooking

Our 30-something niece Kim recently came to visit for a week and admitted to me she doesn’t cook much. She said it’s because it isn’t much fun preparing meals just for herself – and her three cherished cats.
Updated: 8 hours ago
AMIkids-YES students learn life lessons through art

AMIkids-YES students learn life lessons through art

WIMAUMA – A $15,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay South Shore Council has funded a new public arts project that’s inspiring young men at an alternative high school to creatively express themselves and enhance their re...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Tour de South Shore is a field trip for grown-ups

Tour de South Shore is a field trip for grown-ups

APOLLO BEACH – It’s small in comparison to the major events the SouthShore Chamber of Commerce sponsors each year – the Ruskin Seafood Festival, Apollo Beach Manatee Festival of the Arts and Pigs in the Parking Lot. But the quart...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Ruskin meteorologist advises caution during lightning storms

Ruskin meteorologist advises caution during lightning storms

RUSKIN – Getting a jump on Fourth of July celebrations, Mother Nature has begun to offer her own brand of seasonal fireworks throughout Tampa Bay – with some disastrous consequences.
Updated: 8 hours ago

Man shot during robbery at his Seffner home, deputies say

A 35-year-old Seffner man was seriously injured this morning when he was shot by two suspects who stole an ATV from outside his home.
Published: 06/30/15
Traffic backed up after crash on Big Bend Road in Gibsonton

Traffic backed up after crash on Big Bend Road in Gibsonton

Traffic is backed up on Big Bend Road, just east of U.S. 41 in Gibsonton, after a pickup truck overturned.
Published: 06/29/15

South Florida Baptist Hospital offering class in kicking smoking habit

PLANT CITY South Florida Baptist will hold a class on kicking the smoking habit from 6 to 8 p.m. July 2.
Published: 06/29/15
Plant City leaders hope revived program can boost downtown preservation

Plant City leaders hope revived program can boost downtown preservation

A version of this story published in the Plant City Courier.
Published: 06/28/15