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YMCA at Big Bend starting to take shape

YMCA at Big Bend starting to take shape

GIBSONTON — It may not look like much now. But come this spring, the new Family Y at Big Bend Road will bustle with activity as the new facility ushers in its first spring sports programs in early March.
Published: 12/31/14
One dead, one injured after pickup goes into Riverview pond

One dead, one injured after pickup goes into Riverview pond

A 47-year-old man died Saturday morning, hours after he lost control of his pickup, which flipped and crashed into a Riverview retention pond, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 1 months ago
Road Race promises a new scenic route

Road Race promises a new scenic route

LITHIA — Lynda McMorrow, the marketing manager for FishHawk Ranch, said runners will be lacing up their running shoes on Jan. 31 for the community’s 18th annual road race. The event will take place in the new year at a new location ...
Updated: 1 months ago
Red berries ripen for the holidays at Goodson Farms

Red berries ripen for the holidays at Goodson Farms

BALM – It’s the time of year when most full- and part-time Floridians can taste the anticipation. Strawberry season is here.
Updated: 1 months ago
South Shore comes through again for kids in need

South Shore comes through again for kids in need

RIVERVIEW – The Alley at SouthShore was awash in shiny new toys and bicycles recently as the annual South Shore Toys for Tots campaign came to an end. Sponsor Don Pearson of Pearson Capital hosted an afterparty at the lanes to thank the commun...
Updated: 1 months ago
Challenge yourself to new year in the kitchen

Challenge yourself to new year in the kitchen

I’m pretty good in the kitchen, but there are a few areas that I’d like to improve upon. After all, learning should be a lifelong pursuit.
Updated: 1 months ago
Senior residences make holidays special around Sun City Center

Senior residences make holidays special around Sun City Center

SUN CITY CENTER — Home is where the heart is, and Sun City Center senior facilities are putting their hearts into the holidays. Decorating trees, tuning pianos, cooking holiday treats and preparing for the most festive time of year is a common...
Updated: 1 months ago
New Miniatures Club has big beginnings

New Miniatures Club has big beginnings

The world is getting smaller for some people in Sun City Center, thanks to Ilona Merritt and Janet Ditmore.
Updated: 1 months ago

A vital tool that can save a life

Sandi didn’t sound too well when I phoned her. My lifelong friend – we were born on the same day at the same hospital – told me she had used a ladder in the kitchen to reach for something, missed the last rung and fallen onto the...
Updated: 1 months ago
What I know about December fishing challenges

What I know about December fishing challenges

Not unlike during any other month, December fishing charters start off with the all-important art of catching bait. As a local guide, I have to go the extra mile to ensure I have the best bait available for the species of fish that I target. This is ...
Updated: 1 months ago