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Field is narrowed for vacant county housing exec post

HUDSON — Pasco County housing commissioners say they will interview every qualified applicant for the executive director position that has been vacant since Dianne Morris resigned earlier this year....
Published: 08/29/14

Sarasota County man charged with killing in-laws’ dog

A southwest Florida man is facing animal cruelty charges after authorities say he killed his in-laws’ miniature Dachshund.
Published: 08/28/14
Coed poker offers low-stakes fun in Sun City Center

Coed poker offers low-stakes fun in Sun City Center

SUN CITY CENTER – Singles and couples meet to ante up at the weekly Thursday Night Poker Club at 7 p.m. in the Atrium’s Florida Room. Forty to 50 men and women share in the fun and fellowship of being part of the community’s only...
Published: 08/27/14
Updated: 08/28/14

Extra lanes to help traffic flow at Walden Lake

PLANT CITY – The city will add lanes on Timberlane Drive to curb wait times for motorists exiting from the west side of Walden Lake.
Published: 08/29/14
Free internet networking available to Sun City Center residents

Free internet networking available to Sun City Center residents

SUN CITY CENTER – A new website called Sun City Center Citizens Network will bring entertainment, communication and local information to a new level exclusive to ZIP code 33573.
Published: 08/28/14
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...
Published: 08/27/14
Updated: 08/28/14
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.
Published: 08/27/14

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 ...
Published: 08/27/14

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.
Published: 08/27/14
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.
Published: 08/27/14

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