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Hillsborough veterans council preps for Memorial Day event

Hillsborough veterans council preps for Memorial Day event

For “God and country,” the Veterans Council of Hillsborough County is soldiering up to promote the annual Memorial Day Celebration at the Veterans Memorial Park and Rear Admiral LeRoy Collins Jr. Museum in Tampa.
Published: 05/20/15
Updated: 05/22/15
Popeye’s franchises coming to Riverview, Sun City Center

Popeye’s franchises coming to Riverview, Sun City Center

SOUTH SHORE – Area foodies soon will find a place to eat specialty fried chicken when Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen restaurant opens in early July. The freestanding eatery will be located at the Shoppes of Southbay retail center at Big Ben...
Published: 05/19/15
Veterans serve veterans in American Legion post

Veterans serve veterans in American Legion post

SUN CITY CENTER – At 250 members American Legion Post 246 has served local veterans in Sun City Center since 1966.
Published: 05/19/15
Trail invites residents to observe their natural surroundings

Trail invites residents to observe their natural surroundings

SUN CITY CENTER – There’s a hidden part of nature right here in Sun City Center just minutes off Del Webb Boulevard West. Tucked behind Tillers and Toilers and the RV park is a small, unassuming sign that reads, “Nature Trail.&#x...
Published: 05/19/15
Candy is dandy during the summer

Candy is dandy during the summer

With the school year’s final bells about to ring and summertime nearly upon us, I’ve been thinking a lot about candy. Next to cooling off at the neighborhood pool, trips to the store when I was young just might have been the best part o...
Published: 05/19/15
Sun City Center resident a celebrated author

Sun City Center resident a celebrated author

SUN CITY CENTER – If you think you know your neighbors, you may want to think again. That’s the case of those who live around Linda Bleser, a shy local resident who’s also a nationally published author of 14 fiction novels and co...
Published: 05/13/15
Carriage wants to hit the streets – minus the horses

Carriage wants to hit the streets – minus the horses

SUN CITY CENTER – Transportation is about to take a new turn if the man known as “Andre” has his way.
Published: 05/13/15
Voodoo lily is one of a very unusual plant family

Voodoo lily is one of a very unusual plant family

Decades ago someone called me and told me I had to go see a plant he’d never seen before and was pretty sure I hadn’t either. He didn’t have a name for it, just the address of where it was located. I was younger then, more curiou...
Published: 05/13/15
Here’s a back-pocket recipe that’ll always have your back

Here’s a back-pocket recipe that’ll always have your back

As I sat at the computer, lamenting the fact that I’d spent too much time cruising the Internet when I should have been writing, the clock on the screen said 5:10 p.m.
Published: 05/13/15
Golf tournament to raise funds for Riverview football team

Golf tournament to raise funds for Riverview football team

RIVERVIEW – Riverview High School football coach Michael Thornton will temporarily turn his attention from punting to putting in an attempt to raise funds for the Sharks’ football program.
Published: 05/13/15