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Newsome High band to perform at Macy’s parade

Newsome High band to perform at Macy’s parade

Members of the Newsome High School band will gladly have to make alternate Thanksgiving plans next year.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Man burned by fire in Riverview garage

Man burned by fire in Riverview garage

A man was burned in a fire that started in a garage at a Riverview townhome Sunday afternoon.
Published: 04/26/15
Lithia residents pack meeting about proposed ‘body farm’

Lithia residents pack meeting about proposed ‘body farm’

LITHIA — Lithia residents raised grave concerns Thursday during the first public meeting about plans to put a “body farm” in Lithia.
Published: 04/23/15
Updated: 04/24/15
Lawmaker: Gyrocopter pilot ‘should have been blown out of the air’

Lawmaker: Gyrocopter pilot ‘should have been blown out of the air’

Congressional lawmakers want security officials to explain how they determined that a small gyrocopter piloted by a Ruskin postal carrier didn’t pose a threat to the nation’s capital when it flew through restricted airspace.
Published: 04/22/15
Updated: 04/23/15
Mosaic worker burned after falling into 170-degree acid

Mosaic worker burned after falling into 170-degree acid

A worker fell into a tank of 170-degree phosphoric acid and sustained thermal burns over much of his body at the Mosaic fertilizer plant in Riverview early Wednesday, officials said.
Published: 04/22/15

Gibsonston motorcyclist, 55, dies after crash

A 55-year-old man was killed after his motorcycle entered an Gibsonton intersection in congested traffic and struck a car making a left turn Tuesday evening, deputies said.
Published: 04/22/15
Students honor favorite teachers in writing contest

Students honor favorite teachers in writing contest

BRANDON — Every year, Barnes & Noble hosts a contest recognizing teachers who make a difference.
Published: 04/22/15
Jumping for joy at 70

Jumping for joy at 70

SUN CITY CENTER – Here’s a thought. Why not jump out of a perfectly good plane on your 70th birthday? That’s exactly what local resident Madlyn Blom did on Good Friday.
Published: 04/21/15

South Shore Community News

Support this local horse rescue
Published: 04/21/15
Four to vie for Riverview honorary mayor

Four to vie for Riverview honorary mayor

RIVERVIEW – Four candidates have tossed their hats in the ring and are now planning to “buy” votes in hopes of becoming Riverview’s next honorary mayor.
Published: 04/21/15