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The skinny on food-related gifts

The skinny on food-related gifts

Christmas is a week away and if you’re like me, you’re busier than a bee, bunny or beaver – so I’ll get right to it.
Published: 12/18/14
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55 monarch caterpillars almost died of starvation

Gardening 55 monarch caterpillars almost died of starvation

Those of us who raise monarch butterflies often have to buy new milkweed to replenish our supply. We usually go to Kerby’s in Brandon, because it almost always has some.
Published: 12/18/14
Senior residences make holidays special around Sun City Center

Senior residences make holidays special around Sun City Center

SUN CITY CENTER — Home is where the heart is, and Sun City Center senior facilities are putting their hearts into the holidays. Decorating trees, tuning pianos, cooking holiday treats and preparing for the most festive time of year is a common...
Published: 12/18/14
Security Patrol chief resigns

Security Patrol chief resigns

SUN CITY CENTER — After 14 months on the job, Sun City Center Security Patrol Chief Bob Powers has resigned. His last day is tomorrow.
Published: 12/18/14
Ruskin Woman’s Club hosts annual Christmas Tea

Ruskin Woman’s Club hosts annual Christmas Tea

RUSKIN — The Ruskin Woman’s Club was recently ablaze in the colors of Christmas as its members put on their annual Yuletide tea.
Published: 12/18/14
Commission approves request to reduce traffic improvements for Waterset

Commission approves request to reduce traffic improvements for Waterset

APOLLO BEACH — By unanimous vote, Hillsborough County commissioners approved an amendment to the Waterset community’s development plan that includes eliminating the developer’s obligation to widen a portion of Big Bend Road....
Published: 12/18/14
Longtime stylist opens South Shore salon

Longtime stylist opens South Shore salon

APOLLO BEACH — Longtime hairstylist Patti Greene realized a dream recently when she opened Absolutely Perfect Hair Boutique about six weeks ago. The new salon fulfills all of Greene’s passions — styling, photography and videograp...
Published: 12/18/14
Art guild ushers in holidays with Christmas exhibit

Art guild ushers in holidays with Christmas exhibit

PLANT CITY A community theater was transformed into a gallery for the visual arts with “A Christmas Showing of Fine Art” sponsored by the East Hillsborough Art Guild.
Published: 12/16/14
Updated: 12/18/14

Steinbrenner soccer phenom is thinking about future

TAMPA — In his heart, Michael Connell has been kicking soccer balls since he started kicking his mom’s belly — before he was born.
Published: 12/17/14
Tampa Prep celebrates 40 years

Tampa Prep celebrates 40 years

DOWNTOWN — Students, faculty and supporters of Tampa Preparatory recently celebrated its 40th anniversary with Tampa Prep Day, as named by Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn.
Published: 12/17/14