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Gospel music to fill the heavens Labor Day weekend

Gospel music to fill the heavens Labor Day weekend

WIMAUMA – The Florida Gospel Music Association will host more than 20 gospel music groups Aug. 29 - 31 during its 25th annual convention in Wimauma. About 600 people are expected to attend each nightly performance of international gospel songs ...
Published: 08/20/14
Updated: 08/21/14
This soup is as cool as a cucumber

This soup is as cool as a cucumber

Summer is cucumber season, and grocery stores and roadside produce stands are selling the crop at prices so low they are jaw dropping.
Published: 08/20/14
Riverview High School gets new head shark

Riverview High School gets new head shark

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 as the new school year began, s...
Published: 08/20/14
If one gardener is good, two are better

If one gardener is good, two are better

Special Correspondent
Published: 08/20/14
Expectations contribute to fishing success

Expectations contribute to fishing success

Special Correspondent
Published: 08/20/14

HCC SouthShore campus offers senior tuition waivers

Tuition waivers for classes at Hillsborough Community College SouthShore are available for seniors 60 and older who have resided in the state for 12 consecutive months prior to the first day of class, which is tomorrow.
Published: 08/20/14

Aging: Is it friend or foe?

The aging process is an intriguing journey through ups and downs, joys and sorrows, successes and failures, anticipation and dread. It begins the moment we’re born and ends when we die.
Published: 08/20/14
DIVA program strives for academic enrichment

DIVA program strives for academic enrichment

Unleashing a child’s inner diva through the integration of science, technology, and the language and creative arts is the goal of Divine Individuals with Virtuous Attitudes — or DIVA — an after-school enrichment program targeted ...
Published: 08/20/14
Gratitude expressed to county teachers

Gratitude expressed to county teachers

RIVERVIEW — When fitness trainer Rodney Burton called science teacher Sharon Leto and asked if she’d like to go shopping for school supplies, she felt guilty.
Published: 08/20/14
Clubhouse renamed in honor of local Lions Club member

Clubhouse renamed in honor of local Lions Club member

BRANDON — Brandon Lions Club member Arthur Schmidt, of Riverview, was uncharacteristically speechless at the Aug. 7 meeting when Lions President Joseph Kuebler presented him with a plaque — naming the club’s meeting place after h...
Published: 08/11/14
Updated: 08/20/14