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Little Manatee River State Park to host music fest

Little Manatee River State Park to host music fest

WIMAUMA – The song birds that make their home at Little Manatee River State Park will be accompanied by a variety of human voices Saturday, Oct. 11, when the park hosts its second annual Back 40 Music Festival.
Published: 10/01/14
Updated: 10/02/14

October is Domestic Violence Month

For the Mary & Martha House in Ruskin, it doesn’t take a special month to get the word out.
Published: 10/01/14
Aptly titled cookbook is nonsense-free

Aptly titled cookbook is nonsense-free

It takes a special gift to know when to get all fancy with a cookbook title and when to play it dead straight. I’d say “Just Friggin’ Cook!” gets right to the friggin’ point.
Published: 10/01/14
HCC SouthShore campus involved in preserving community’s history

HCC SouthShore campus involved in preserving community’s history

RUSKIN – History isn’t only being taught at the Hillsborough Community College SouthShore campus; it’s also being preserved.
Published: 10/01/14
South Shore Music Festival to strike chord with country music fans

South Shore Music Festival to strike chord with country music fans

RIVERVIEW – After taking a hiatus last year, the South Shore Music Festival is back, and organizers say this year’s event will be music to the ears of anyone who enjoys live concerts.
Published: 09/23/14
Updated: 10/01/14
Apollo Beach family hosts event to keep son’s memory alive

Apollo Beach family hosts event to keep son’s memory alive

APOLLO BEACH – Kids say and do surprising things, especially when they’re dealing with loss. Their words and actions occasionally lead parents and friends through tragedy and help with the process of grieving.
Published: 10/01/14

Cancer survivor promotes Fore the Kids Golf Classic

BRANDON — Four years after facing his own cancer diagnosis, Robert Tewes is gearing up for the third annual golf tournament aimed to support the FishHawk-based One World, One Child charity and the Pediatric Cancer Foundation....
Published: 10/01/14
One person’s trash is another’s prize-winning treasure

One person’s trash is another’s prize-winning treasure

DOVER — The Hillsborough County Extension office has come up with a winning way to increase environmental awareness. This is the eighth year it has sponsored a Recycled Yard Art competition, which encourages people to practice the Three Rs: re...
Published: 10/01/14
Fire destroys mobile home in Palm River

Fire destroys mobile home in Palm River

Investigators are working to confirm the cause of a fire that destroyed a double-wide mobile home in Palm River this morning.
Published: 09/30/14
Fire destroys Apollo Beach restaurant, blocks U.S. 41 traffic

Fire destroys Apollo Beach restaurant, blocks U.S. 41 traffic

A massive fire took down a popular Apollo Beach restaurant and forced the closure of U.S. 41 to allow firefighters to attend to the blaze Wednesday morning.
Published: 09/24/14