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South Shore News

Malinoski: United Way offers chance to fish Lake Parrish

Malinoski: United Way offers chance to fish Lake Parrish

Some of us remember when the best freshwater fishing around was on Lake Parrish. But the events of September 2001 changed that when Florida Power & Light closed the lake for security reasons.
Published: 04/16/14

Pedestrian lying on U.S. 301 dies in Wimauma hit-and-run

Authorities are searching for the driver of a car who fatally struck a pedestrian who was lying on U.S. 301 early today in Wimauma.
Published: 04/15/14
Hillsborough adds island gem in land buy

Hillsborough adds island gem in land buy

The Environmental Lands Acquisition and Protection Program buys the 3-acre island Big Cockroach Mound, which has an ancient Indian mound and plants found nowhere else in the county.
Published: 04/10/14
Updated: 04/11/14
Community invited to high-flying annual event in Apollo Beach

Community invited to high-flying annual event in Apollo Beach

APOLLO BEACH – This Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the skies above Apollo Beach Nature Park will be filled with flying objects of all shapes and sizes. It's time for the Apollo Beach Beautification Committee's seventh annual Kite Fest and more...
Published: 04/09/14
Here's a 'Pinterest-ing' menu idea for brunch

Here's a 'Pinterest-ing' menu idea for brunch

You would think with how much I talk, think and write about food that I would enjoy coming up with special occasion menus. But that's actually one of the toughest parts of my job. The quantity, ease of service and temperature factors can sometimes th...
Published: 04/09/14

The quality of life is enhanced by our natural surroundings

I never had the experience before and now that I’ve had it, I hope to never have it again. It’s such a simple thing, I just didn’t expect the feelings that came with it.
Published: 04/09/14
What’s new at USF Botanical Gardens?

What’s new at USF Botanical Gardens?

Going back to a garden you’ve visited before has the charm of seeing the familiar. Then comes the delight of what’s been added or improved.
Published: 04/09/14
Mild weather makes for great fishing in South Shore waters

Mild weather makes for great fishing in South Shore waters

Cold fronts have thinned out and the few that are still hitting us are not as strong as we had seen earlier in the year. This has made for the consistent kind of weather that makes spring fishing some of the best of the year. The nice weather mixed f...
Published: 04/09/14

South Shore Community News

Dine out, help kids
Published: 04/09/14
Soccer Gemz scores big with South Shore youngsters

Soccer Gemz scores big with South Shore youngsters

RUSKIN – A new soccer program in the community is dedicated to ensuring that kids have a ball.
Published: 04/09/14