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County hosts meetings for review of South Shore plan

County hosts meetings for review of South Shore plan

SUN CITY CENTER – Four Hillsborough County staff members artfully arranged a dozen maps and charts on easels throughout the Donald and Nancy Morse Community Hall Aug. 19, and were ready to answer any questions residents might have about the Sou...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Tampa area’s dry spell coming to an end

Tampa area’s dry spell coming to an end

Lower humidity will make for more comfortable conditions overnight as temperatures head down to the mid 70s, WFLA-TV meteorologist Julie Phillips says.
Updated: 12 hours ago

Commentary: Does law enforcement need military weapons?

The pictures out of Ferguson, Mo., showing law enforcement in camouflage, pointing assault rifles from armored vehicles at unarmed protesters, has crystallized a debate over whether a federal program – the Excess Property Program – has ...
Updated: 17 hours ago

Saxophonist performs Sunday at Turkey Creek church

PLANT CITY Saxophone player Nathan Woodward will perform a concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at Turkey Creek First Baptist Church.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Plant City YMCA’s ‘Strong Leader’ honored for always lending helping hand

Plant City YMCA’s ‘Strong Leader’ honored for always lending helping hand

PLANT CITY George Banning was praised for his leadership, determination and compassion as he was presented with the Plant City Family YMCA’s Strong Leader of the Year award.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Plant City library director retired following report critical of her leadership

Plant City library director retired following report critical of her leadership

PLANT CITY — Library Director Anne Haywood’s retirement on Friday followed an internal city investigation that concluded she had not always treated employees and patrons fairly, city records show.
Updated: 17 hours ago

South Shore Community News

Salon celebrates anniversary
Updated: 20 hours ago
Ti plants set off any scene

Ti plants set off any scene

We had a flower shop in Ohio in the early ‘60s, and I went to design classes to learn all I could. The best thing I learned was that we could send $5 to a man called A. James in Orlando and he would send us a box of tropical foliage, including...
Updated: 20 hours ago

Now coming to you through the airwaves ...

When I heard a new radio station was going on the air here in Sun City Center, it brought back some great memories. Years ago when I was the marketing director for a hospital in Punta Gorda, I was the host of a talk radio show called “Your Hea...
Updated: 20 hours ago

Time-travel in our living room

It comforted me to kiss my father goodbye yesterday despite the fact that he passed away 20 years ago. The opportunity presented itself and I took full advantage of the moment. After years of procrastination, Oscar and I embarked on a time-travel adv...
Updated: 20 hours ago

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