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Car Haggler takes all the worry out of car buying

Car Haggler takes all the worry out of car buying

SOUTH SHORE – Prior to the thrilling moment when a new car owner sits behind the wheel for the first time, there are anxious hours of car lot hopping, grueling negotiations and reams of paperwork.
Published: 11/07/14
Pair charged in shooting of bicyclist in Palm River area

Pair charged in shooting of bicyclist in Palm River area

Two men face attempted murder charges after investigators said they drove by and fired several gunshots at a bicyclist Wednesday in the Palm River-Clair Mel area.
Published: 11/06/14
East Bay's first show of season is a musical for all ages

East Bay's first show of season is a musical for all ages

The East Bay High School Theater Department will present “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” today, Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. at the Kathryn Hill Auditorium, 7710 Big Bend Road, Gibsonton.
Published: 11/04/14
Updated: 11/06/14
Library, cultural center look back on history

Library, cultural center look back on history

SOUTH SHORE – Residents are invited to take a trip down memory lane Wednesday, Nov. 12, when the Friends of the Ruskin Branch Library celebrate the library’s 50th anniversary with exhibits, speakers and a giant birthday cake.
Published: 11/04/14
Updated: 11/06/14
Teaching at Riverview High no small act for new drama director

Teaching at Riverview High no small act for new drama director

RIVERVIEW – There were no first-day jitters for Casey Vaughan as she walked through the doors of Riverview High School to assume responsibility for the school’s award-winning theater program at the start of the school year.
Published: 11/04/14
Ruskin VFW to host annual Veterans Day Parade

Ruskin VFW to host annual Veterans Day Parade

RUSKIN – Thousands of people are expected to line U.S. 41 Saturday to clap, cheer and wave flags during the annual Ruskin VFW Veterans Day Parade to honor present and former members of the nation’s armed forces.
Published: 11/04/14
Kids, costumes and family fun

Kids, costumes and family fun

RIVERVIEW – Parents recently brought their costume-clad trick-or-treaters out for an afternoon of fun and candy on for the 26th Annual Trick or Treat Street event at Riverview High School. Organized by the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce...
Published: 11/04/14
Turkey dinner for two is no problem for Thanksgiving

Turkey dinner for two is no problem for Thanksgiving

On a rare Thanksgiving when we had no guests and I cooked dinner just for two, a friend asked me incredulously, “Why are you bothering?”
Published: 11/04/14
On the volleyball court, boys aren’t welcome — yet

On the volleyball court, boys aren’t welcome — yet

TAMPA — The Tampa Bay area is getting a bit of a reputation for being a step behind the rest of the state when it comes to high school sports.
Published: 11/04/14
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
Updated: 10/30/14