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Can area retail establishments turn down legal tender?

RIVERVIEW — A Valrico man recently got a surprise when he went to pay for his breakfast.
Published: 08/27/14
Army paratrooper from Ruskin killed in Afghanistan

Army paratrooper from Ruskin killed in Afghanistan

An Army paratrooper from Ruskin has been killed in action in Afghanistan.
Published: 08/22/14
Jewish congregation to offer evening of comedy

Jewish congregation to offer evening of comedy

The Beth Israel Jewish Congregation is inviting the public to dinner and “A Little Love, A Little Sex, A Little Nagging and A Whole Lot of Comedy” Aug. 30.
Published: 08/20/14
Updated: 08/21/14
Gospel music to fill the heavens Labor Day weekend

Gospel music to fill the heavens Labor Day weekend

WIMAUMA – The Florida Gospel Music Association will host more than 20 gospel music groups Aug. 29 - 31 during its 25th annual convention in Wimauma. About 600 people are expected to attend each nightly performance of international gospel songs ...
Published: 08/20/14
Updated: 08/21/14
This soup is as cool as a cucumber

This soup is as cool as a cucumber

Summer is cucumber season, and grocery stores and roadside produce stands are selling the crop at prices so low they are jaw dropping.
Published: 08/20/14
Luxury home sales spur Tampa-area housing recovery

Luxury home sales spur Tampa-area housing recovery

Leaving out a plate of chocolate chip cookies for potential buyers may work for the average home seller, but those trying to sell luxury homes take it up a notch with fine wine tastings.
Published: 08/20/14
Riverview High School gets new head shark

Riverview High School gets new head shark

RIVERVIEW – When math teacher Danielle Shotwell transferred to Riverview High School in 1998 as one of its charter faculty members, she had no clue she’d become its principal 16 years later. But yesterday as the new school year began, s...
Published: 08/20/14
Good Samaritan Mission hosts back-to-school event

Good Samaritan Mission hosts back-to-school event

WIMAUMA – For some families, it takes a community to get the kids ready for school. And volunteers from across Tampa Bay came together at Good Samaritan Mission recently to do just that when the Wimauma-based mission hosted its 10th annual bac...
Published: 08/20/14
If one gardener is good, two are better

If one gardener is good, two are better

Special Correspondent
Published: 08/20/14
Expectations contribute to fishing success

Expectations contribute to fishing success

Special Correspondent
Published: 08/20/14