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Smoke, fog near Wimauma could affect traffic tonight, Friday

Smoke, fog near Wimauma could affect traffic tonight, Friday

Smoky conditions that led to road closures this morning could recur tonight and Friday morning, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 11/13/14
The Alley at South Shore rolls on

The Alley at South Shore rolls on

RIVERVIEW – Well before Big Bend Road and U.S. 301 saw its current boon of housing development, businesses, restaurants and a new hospital, a family with acumen for managing family-friendly bowling alleys saw an opportunity for an entertainmen...
Published: 11/11/14
Updated: 11/13/14
New limousine service eliminates driving worries

New limousine service eliminates driving worries

SOUTH SHORE – A new Ruskin-based business – Visit America Executive Limousine Services – wants to take the hassle out of sightseeing in West Central Florida.
Published: 11/11/14
Updated: 11/12/14
Event features singing, games and local authors

Event features singing, games and local authors

BRANDON — The Brandon Barnes & Noble, 122 Brandon Town Center Drive, will start the holiday season with Discovery Weekend, Nov. 21-23.
Published: 11/12/14
The redfish bite is hot, hot, hot

The redfish bite is hot, hot, hot

Water temperatures are hovering in the upper 60s to lower 70s but they should start to drop as more cold fronts move in from the north.
Published: 11/11/14

Mirror, mirror on the wall

It’s big, it’s bulky and it’s full of memories. I was going to give it to Goodwill, but I can’t. It speaks too many languages – the language of love, of expectations, of anticipation, of pride, of hope, of dreams. I...
Published: 11/11/14
There’s more hope for saving our citrus

There’s more hope for saving our citrus

Gail Hubbell of Hubbell Nursery, 2610 E. College Ave., Ruskin, called me about my last article on citrus spray and said if a spray doesn’t have a pesticide in it, then it won’t do the job. So to be safe I’m now also using what sh...
Published: 11/11/14
Gannon University brings doctoral program to Ruskin

Gannon University brings doctoral program to Ruskin

SOUTH SHORE – Gannon University, a nationally recognized Catholic university in Erie, Penn., has selected Ruskin as the site of its new center for graduate health care studies. The facility is slated to open next summer.
Published: 11/11/14
Inaugural Grub Crawl to be held in Apollo Beach

Inaugural Grub Crawl to be held in Apollo Beach

APOLLO BEACH – Dining at one restaurant is so passé now that local diners can have some mid-week fun feasting at five restaurants – in one evening. They’ll get the opportunity from 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesday during the community&#...
Published: 11/11/14
Thanksgiving dinner for two – part two

Thanksgiving dinner for two – part two

Last week I wrote about how several years ago we decided to take it easy and stay put for Thanksgiving. The prospect of turkey dinner for two didn’t quite have the feel of “holiday” to me.
Published: 11/04/14
Updated: 11/11/14