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South Bay Hospital announces major expansion project

South Bay Hospital announces major expansion project

SUN CITY CENTER – South Bay Hospital isn’t your grandmother’s hospital anymore.
Published: 07/11/14
Local libraries offer chance to win $500

Local libraries offer chance to win $500

BRANDON – Library patrons are being urged to “Take Flat Andy with you!” for a chance to win a $100 or $500 prize.
Published: 07/11/14

Officials: Smoldering cigarettes caused Gibsonton house fire

Smoldering cigarettes in a bucket on the patio is being cited as the cause of a Wednesday night fire at a Gibsonton home.
Published: 07/10/14
This fruitful jungle is full of rare plants

This fruitful jungle is full of rare plants

I love to visit Ed Musgrave’s garden because it’s even more of a jungle than mine, partly because he has one and a half acres, which is three times the size of my garden. He also has much more experience and knowledge about fruit and ra...
Published: 07/08/14

Watch-less and watch what happens

It must be true that opposites attract, otherwise I probably wouldn’t be married.
Published: 07/08/14
Observations, odds and ends

Observations, odds and ends

Special Correspondent
Published: 07/08/14
It keeps coming up green for Brandies

It keeps coming up green for Brandies

It would safe to say that – excluding weeds – Monica Brandies has never met a plant she didn’t like. And odds are there aren’t many species of flora she hasn’t seen in her seven decades of gardening.
Published: 07/08/14
Fire destroys Plant City mobile home

Fire destroys Plant City mobile home

Three of four family dogs were rescued from a fire that destroyed a Plant City mobile home early Monday, firefighters said.
Published: 07/07/14

Man dies in boat crash on Little Manatee River

Florida wildlife officials are investigating a fatal boat crash that occurred Friday on the Little Manatee River in Ruskin.
Published: 07/05/14
Food, fun and adventure less than an hour away

Food, fun and adventure less than an hour away

My better half and I desperately needed a day away to refresh ourselves and our perspective. As the saying goes, “All work and no play...” is just no fun.
Published: 07/03/14