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Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014

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Falling is serious business in Sun City Center

The National Council on Aging has designated September as National Fall Prevention Month in order to increase awareness of the dangers of falling for seniors. According to recent national statistics, every 15 seconds an adult in this country is treat...
Updated: 15 hours ago

The only thing missing is the sand

One year, magnolias draped the stair railings and costumed Southern belles graced the room. Another year brought Paris street scenes to life. And yet another year saw a proliferation of Western shirts and cowboy hats.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Palm Court Restaurant and Bar celebrates grand opening

Palm Court Restaurant and Bar celebrates grand opening

KINGS POINT – More than 250 residents and their guests partied at the grand opening of The Palm Court Restaurant and Bar Sept. 6 at the Kings Point South Club, 1224 Newpoint Loop.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Chicken with rice rivalry this Saturday at Festival del Sabor

Chicken with rice rivalry this Saturday at Festival del Sabor

Almost every family I know has it’s own recipe for arroz con pollo – aka chicken with rice – and each thinks that theirs is the best.
Updated: 15 hours ago
For those who remember rhubarb

For those who remember rhubarb

Quite likely people who have lived in Florida all or most of their lives have never tasted rhubarb, though it’s sometimes seen at the grocery store in the produce section. Its red stems are the part that taste so good (or bad to some).
Updated: 15 hours ago
South County Career Center’s JROTC program gives second chance

South County Career Center’s JROTC program gives second chance

RUSKIN – For some teenagers, high school is not about Friday night football games, proms and planning for college. It’s about second chances.
Updated: 15 hours ago
September is a month of transition

September is a month of transition

Hard to believe we’re already in the middle of September, and what a year of great fishing it’s been thus far. September is a month of transition in South Shore waters.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Upcoming job fair to connect prospective employees with area employers

Upcoming job fair to connect prospective employees with area employers

RUSKIN – Businesses that need employees and individuals who need work are invited to the 2014 South County Job Fair from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Oct. 3 at the Hillsborough Community College SouthShore Campus, 551 24th St. NE.
Updated: 15 hours ago
A piece of Ruskin history is for sale

A piece of Ruskin history is for sale

RUSKIN – Although he’s never seen any ghosts wandering through halls of his historic Ruskin home, Conrad Peterson can easily envision ballet students pirouetting across the original heart-of-pine floors in his living room and budding ar...
Updated: 15 hours ago

South Shore Community News

Church to host multicultural celebration
Updated: 16 hours ago

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