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Friday, Oct 31, 2014

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Manatee Viewing Center set to begin 29th season

Manatee Viewing Center set to begin 29th season

APOLLO BEACH – One of South Shore’s most treasured destinations for tourists and residents alike is quietly preparing for its 2014-2015 season. Over the summer, Tampa Electric Co.’s Manatee Viewing Center has been making some cha...
Updated: 15 hours ago
Gardening
A garden of true naturalists

Gardening A garden of true naturalists

Years ago I met Joni Hartzler at the Florida State Fairgrounds where we both were asked to judge horticultural booths before the fair started. Twice since then, she and her husband Gary Krotz have come to my open garden....
Updated: 21 hours ago
November’s fishing forecast looks good

November’s fishing forecast looks good

It’s almost November. The weather’s a little cooler, and it’s a bit more comfortable to be outdoors. The month kicks off the annual migration of fish headed for warmer waters south of our area or into the local rivers. Fish will ...
Updated: 21 hours ago
Honorary mayor’s race is a battle of the dueling salons

Honorary mayor’s race is a battle of the dueling salons

SOUTH SHORE — The race is on, and two well-known salon owners are dueling for dollars to become the community’s next honorary mayor.
Updated: 21 hours ago
HCSO to conduct bike registration

HCSO to conduct bike registration

SUN CITY CENTER — Registering your bicycle can help you get it back if it’s ever lost or stolen, according to Hillsborough County Community Resource Deputy Jason Castillo. If you don’t, you may never see it again....
Updated: 21 hours ago
RVR Horse Rescue rehabs horses, educates people

RVR Horse Rescue rehabs horses, educates people

RIVERVIEW — Many share the dream of owning a horse. But for some who take the plunge, the reality of properly caring for one can be shocking, overwhelming — and far beyond their financial means.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Eclectic shop to open on Shell Point Road

Eclectic shop to open on Shell Point Road

RUSKIN — A new store is big news in South Shore, and area residents are especially excited when it’s something interesting and different. That’s what owners Lola Foster and Sarina Correa are counting on as they introduce Shell Po...
Updated: 22 hours ago
Seafood lovers, this is your fantasy weekend

Seafood lovers, this is your fantasy weekend

Around here, we check off another item in the “good life” column during the first weekend of November. That’s when we celebrate our biggest, most festive event in all of South Shore.
Updated: 22 hours ago
East Bay inducts first Wall of Legends honorees

East Bay inducts first Wall of Legends honorees

GIBSONTON — East Bay High School Principal Maria Gsell didn’t have to look hard to find people worthy of being the first honorees highlighted on the school’s new Wall of Legends.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Ruskin veteran sculpts, paints for Saint Anne Catholic Church

Ruskin veteran sculpts, paints for Saint Anne Catholic Church

SOUTH SHORE — Everett W. Michaels has been commissioned to sculpt and paint for Saint Anne Catholic Church since 1992.
Updated: 22 hours ago