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Monday, Sep 01, 2014

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Latest project a major Sew N Sews donation to hospice

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SUN CITY CENTER – At first glance, it’s obvious that members of the Sun City Sew N Sews have talent. Their various projects are strewn across the sewing room at 915 Cherry Hills Drive. But what becomes more...

Injured, sick animals have new rescue to call home

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RIVERVIEW – Cecelia Nieves has a soft heart when it comes to injured and abused animals. She has worked with them as a certified veterinary technician at Tampa Bay Veterinary Eme...

Chamber welcomes new educators

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RUSKIN – Around 140 teachers and administrators from 13 area schools got their first taste of the community when they were treated to gifts, breakfast and a special program Aug. 15. The annual Welcome to South Sho...

Riverview High School gets new head shark

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RIVERVIEW – When math teacher Danielle Shotwell transferred to Riverview High School in 1998 as one of its charter faculty members, she had no clue she’d become its principal 16 years later. But yesterday a...

JSA Medical to host second annual hurricane expo

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SUN CITY CENTER – The 2014 hurricane season has been quiet thus far but that doesn’t mean we’re out of the woods. The busiest time for these giant storms is still ahead.

World War II veterans honored at Freedom Plaza

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SUN CITY CENTER – Honor Flight of West Central Florida, the Retired Officers’ Corporation, JSA Medical Group and Freedom Plaza recently honored 38 World War II veterans physically unable to travel to Washin...

New South Shore school to open next week

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RUSKIN – When the school year starts Tuesday, thousands of South Shore students will head back to class at the institutions they attended last year. But more than 700 Ruskin-area kids in grades K-5 will find a new...

Hanson Services helps seniors stay at home

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SUN CITY CENTER – When aging seniors who live alone need help with their personal care, everyday chores, meal planning, transportation and more, keeping them in their homes can become a challenge – and that...

Buddyball helps special needs kids play sports

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APOLLO BEACH – Sometimes all folks need is a helping hand – especially when they’re special needs kids. And that can be especially true when it comes to playing sports.

Random acts of kindness coming to South Shore

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RUSKIN – Ruskin United Methodist Church members will do some door knocking the week of July 27 to share the good news about Jesus Christ and perform random acts of kindness throughout the community.

Sun City Center couple celebrates 62 years together

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FREEDOM PLAZA – Roger and Ginny Zwieg met in a Milwaukee high school more than six decades ago. Their first date was to see a July 4 fireworks display the summer after he graduated in 1948.

Hundreds to shop at Christmas in July event

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SUN CITY CENTER – Area residents can get their first taste of Christmas shopping Saturday at the Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce.

South Bay Hospital announces major expansion project

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SUN CITY CENTER – South Bay Hospital isn’t your grandmother’s hospital anymore.

Trio to ‘run’ for Sun City Center’s first honorary mayor

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SUN CITY CENTER – It’s official. Three of the community’s finest have thrown their hats in the ring to become the first honorary mayor of Sun City Center – Suzie Vong, Bob Powers and Rosie Kor...

It keeps coming up green for Brandies

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It would safe to say that – excluding weeds – Monica Brandies has never met a plant she didn’t like. And odds are there aren’t many species of flora she hasn’t seen in her seven decades...