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Saturday, Oct 25, 2014

South Shore News

Pedestrian dies after getting hit on I-75 in Gibsonton

A 43-year-old Wimauma woman walking across Interstate 75 in Gibsonton was struck by a car and killed early Friday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 10/24/14
Ruskin food truck offers unique menu options

Ruskin food truck offers unique menu options

Armed with a willingness to risk lunch on something new, I recently drove over to Ruskin to check out JP Dacey’s Original Spiedies – a new food truck on Shell Point Road.
Published: 10/21/14
Updated: 10/23/14
Boo Bash brings Halloween fun to pets and their human companions

Boo Bash brings Halloween fun to pets and their human companions

RUSKIN – The folks at the Critter Adoption and Rescue Effort no-kill animal shelter have a question for area pet owners. Why should kids have all the fun on Halloween?
Published: 10/21/14
Updated: 10/23/14
It’s all about food, community at Ruskin Seafood Fest

It’s all about food, community at Ruskin Seafood Fest

RUSKIN – Hordes of people are expected to descend into South Shore the weekend of Nov. 1-2 for Ruskin's signature community celebration – the annual Ruskin Seafood Festival. It's a weekend where more than 25,000 visitors will seek their f...
Published: 10/21/14
Updated: 10/23/14
Vendors sought for holiday fundraiser for library attack victim

Vendors sought for holiday fundraiser for library attack victim

RIVERVIEW – She’s come a long way in the six years since she was raped, beaten and left for dead outside the Bloomingdale Regional Library on April 24, 2008.
Published: 10/21/14
Updated: 10/22/14

A free Evening of Recovery Awareness

RIVERVIEW — Everyone knows somebody who suffers from substance abuse, addiction or alcoholism, or who is in recovery. And while there is no cure, there is a solution, according to an event’s guest speaker.
Published: 10/22/14
Riverview theater set; Studio Movie Grill opening in Tampa

Riverview theater set; Studio Movie Grill opening in Tampa

The Riverview area will soon have its own movie megaplex, as Michigan-based Goodrich Quality Theaters announced plans to build a first-run movie complex at the location of Interstate 75 and Gibsonton Road.
Published: 10/21/14
Updated: 10/22/14

South Shore Community News

Bring the kids
Published: 10/21/14
Sun City Center hosts National Championship Games

Sun City Center hosts National Championship Games

Two weeks from now 48 champion lawn bowlers from across the country will gather in Sun City Center to compete for the title of national champion.
Published: 10/21/14
Manatee Viewing Center set to begin 29th season

Manatee Viewing Center set to begin 29th season

APOLLO BEACH – One of South Shore’s most treasured destinations for tourists and residents alike is quietly preparing for its 2014-2015 season. Over the summer, Tampa Electric Co.’s Manatee Viewing Center has been making some cha...
Published: 10/21/14