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Camp Bayou hosts Pi in the sky spring event

Camp Bayou hosts Pi in the sky spring event

RUSKIN - Every spring, Camp Bayou hosts an open house, and this year's event appropriately fell on March 14. At exactly 9:26 a.m. (and 53 seconds), Camp Bayou and the rest of the Eastern Time Zone celebrated National Pi Day, a recognition of the most...
Published: 03/25/15
Blue Thong members brighten lives at Mary & Martha House

Blue Thong members brighten lives at Mary & Martha House

RUSKIN – There is a special group of women in South Shore who do some extraordinary community work while having a fabulous time together clad in blue-green. They are called the Aqua Vita Divas, a chapter of the national Blue Thong Society.
Published: 03/25/15

Apollo Beach man dies in shooting outside apartment

An Apollo Beach man has died as the result of injuries suffered in a shooting following an argument with a man outside their apartment late Tuesday.
Published: 03/24/15
Updated: 03/25/15

Ruskin woman, 73, dies in four-vehicle crash on U.S. 301

A four-vehicle wreck on U.S. 301 in Sun City Center late Monday afternoon claimed the life of a Ruskin woman and seriously injured two others.
Published: 03/23/15
Apollo Beach dredging project to provide boating, beach access

Apollo Beach dredging project to provide boating, beach access

APOLLO BEACH - South County should soon have its beach back, one of the few recreational shorelines on Tampa Bay's eastern side and a decades-old perch for sun bathers and sunset oglers. And area property owners should again have unimpeded paths on w...
Published: 03/22/15
Updated: 03/23/15

Sun City Center Emergency Squad offers $5,000 reward

At approximately 10 p.m. on March 10, Sun City Center Emergency Squad volunteer/EMT Chris Simko was riding his motorcycle to his home in Brandon when he was hit by a by a truck that left the scene of the accident. According to the Florida Highway Pat...
Published: 03/20/15
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SOUTH SHORE - #x201c;There's no place like home#x201d; is not just a mantra for Dorothy in the #x201c;Wizard of Oz.#x201d; Sharon Roberts, owner of All About Paws pet services, believes it also applies to pets. ...
Published: 03/19/15
Updated: 03/26/15
Couple celebrating 70 years of marriage

Couple celebrating 70 years of marriage

Although she was only 17 years old, Jinx Rives knew what she wanted. Her heart’s desire was set on a handsome young man who lived in her hometown of Ogden, Utah.
Published: 03/19/15
Updated: 03/20/15
Pets can chow down but prices don’t go up

Pets can chow down but prices don’t go up

SOUTH SHORE - Few people know that Ruskin resident Tina Daly sells pet food for a living. Her company, Overstock Dog Food, 501 U.S. 41 S in Ruskin, opened the end of February to provide nutritional pet food at affordable prices to those whose financi...
Published: 03/19/15
Riverview, Brandon entrepreneurs hope to make it big with beer and barbecue

Riverview, Brandon entrepreneurs hope to make it big with beer and barbecue

RIVERVIEW - In addition to expertly prepared wild game dishes and thousands of dollars' worth of raffle and door prizes, those attending Friday's 39th annual Wild Game Night fundraiser will have an opportunity to sample a variety of home-brewed craft...
Published: 03/19/15