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Kings Point archers draw their bows at local range

Kings Point archers draw their bows at local range

SUN CITY CENTER — Close to 400 Sun City Center Community Association members and Kings Point residents belong to the Kings Point Sportsman’s Club. The group includes 113 archers.
Published: 01/22/15

Freedom Plaza goes red

If you visit Freedom Plaza on Feb. 6, be prepared to see red — the color red, that is. Residents and staff alike will be wearing some red article of clothing as they participate in Wear Red Day.
Published: 01/22/15

Does your water heater need insulation?

The Florida Home Partnership is providing free water heater blankets to area residents as part of its continuing energy conservation efforts. Water heater blanket packages can be reserved, and then picked up at the partnership's main office at 201 14...
Published: 01/19/15
Updated: 01/22/15

Project is putting the beach back in Apollo Beach

The wheels of heavy equipment are turning as the Beach Restoration Project in Apollo Beach begins. Flores and Harper, a full-service general contractor, is now on-site and moving forward with the four-month project of shoreline restoration.
Published: 01/22/15
Fair weather remains the rule in Bay area

Fair weather remains the rule in Bay area

High pressure to the northwest continues to ridge southeast over Florida, producing fair weather and light northeast winds, the National Weather Service says.
Published: 01/21/15

College and career fair slated for Springstead High

Springstead High School will be hosting its Hernando County College and Career Fair from 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 2.
Published: 01/21/15
Wildlife corridor team given warm send-off

Wildlife corridor team given warm send-off

CHANNEL DISTRICT — More than 100 well-wishers sent “explorers” on their way across Florida when guests gathered recently to send off the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition team.
Published: 01/21/15
Mayor Buckhorn brings chamber up to date

Mayor Buckhorn brings chamber up to date

WEST SHORE — Focusing on businesses, arts and housing, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn espoused the changes in Tampa — and those coming — to South Tampa community leaders at a recent South Tampa Chamber of Commerce Breakfast....
Published: 01/21/15
Tiny artists wanted at Art in the Park

Tiny artists wanted at Art in the Park

TAMPA — At one time, Jessica Campbell wanted to be a kindergarten teacher. She had skills as an artist, but she thought she knew what she wanted.
Published: 01/21/15
Swinging for the land Down Under

Swinging for the land Down Under

ODESSA — There are many weekend nights where Shyanne Dove can just think about being a normal junior in high school, focusing on what those in high school do — movies, parties and a social life.
Published: 01/21/15

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