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Get out and fish v– but watch the storms and heat

Get out and fish v– but watch the storms and heat

August begins Friday in West Central Florida, and we can expect afternoon thunderstorms and 90-degree-plus temperatures just about every day. Its can be one of the hottest and muggiest months of the year.
Updated: 22 hours ago
The forecast is always sunny at Sun City Cafe

The forecast is always sunny at Sun City Cafe

Nearly every town has one – a local breakfast and lunch diner to call home.
Updated: 22 hours ago

Yoga studio offers programs designed to increase energy

APOLLO BEACH – Jeanne Shanin of Ruskin will be teaching a Me and My Chakras yoga series starting Aug. 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Shore Bliss Yoga in Apollo Beach.
Updated: 22 hours ago
He takes his orchids to work

He takes his orchids to work

Dwight Eppler of Valrico has to be away from his garden much of the time because of his work. He says if God didn’t take care of his plants they’d all be dead. A sprinkler system and helpful wife help God along.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Apollo Beach-based Buddyball helps special needs kids play sports

Apollo Beach-based Buddyball helps special needs kids play sports

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.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Camp Bayou to host Back-to-School, Back-to-Nature

Camp Bayou to host Back-to-School, Back-to-Nature

RUSKIN – It’s that time of year again. With cheers from parents and groans from kids, back to school time is but a few weeks away.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Local podcast highlights up-and-coming artists

Local podcast highlights up-and-coming artists

VALRICO — He may have started out recording music, but recording conversations was the logical next step.
Published: 07/23/14
Updated: 07/28/14
Shrimp plants come in many colors

Shrimp plants come in many colors

Half a century ago when I first visited Florida with my parents, my mother was quite taken by a shrimp plant she spotted in a restaurant. Papa was more taken that she had given it a name. How did she know it was a shrimp plant? he asked.
Published: 07/24/14
Hot and cold fishing this summer

Hot and cold fishing this summer

Our bay waters are in the 90-degree range. That’s hot, and the fishing can be also.
Published: 07/23/14
Camp Care-A-Lot gives kids a week of adventure

Camp Care-A-Lot gives kids a week of adventure

It was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity during which kids with disabilities unearthed abilities they never dreamed they had.
Published: 07/23/14