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Sun City Center resident, ex-stripper, writes story of redemption

Sun City Center resident, ex-stripper, writes story of redemption

SUN CITY CENTER – Louis Anthony Agnello Jr. is the first to admit he’s no angel. His checkered resume includes a stint as a high-profile male stripper and owner of an adult entertainment business. He’s been shot, sued and busted ...
Updated: 15 hours ago
Riverview woman delivers fresh produce to South Shore homes

Riverview woman delivers fresh produce to South Shore homes

RIVERVIEW – Two years ago, Riverview resident Renee Watley said she'd never seen a tomato growing on the vine and she didn't have a clue about how to cook kale, arugula or chard. But a trip to her local grocery store changed all that. ...
Published: 04/16/14
 SCC Security Patrol tracks volunteers via GPS thanks to grant

SCC Security Patrol tracks volunteers via GPS thanks to grant

SUN CITY CENTER – Thanks to a $2,700 grant from the South Shore Council of the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay, a new high-tech GPS system has the SCC Security Patrol cruising safely into the 21st century. ...
Published: 04/16/14

Dittmar: Chamber has recommendations for spring chores

When all the cars on the boulevard are the same sickly yellow, you know it’s spring. When you find love bugs locked together and smashed into your windshield, you know it’s spring. It’s the most glorious time of year in Florida.
Published: 04/16/14
Kessel: Cracking the case on peeling hard-cooked eggs

Kessel: Cracking the case on peeling hard-cooked eggs

Peeling hard-cooked eggs is one of those tasks that should be easy, but I always seem to end up frustrated. One minute I'm on a roll, peeling off the shell in one piece, and then the next minute the shell cracks into tiny fragments with pieces sticki...
Published: 04/16/14
Brandies: Riverview garden gets high marks from  animals

Brandies: Riverview garden gets high marks from animals

Beatriz Till of Riverview called to tell me how she took an old makeup brush and used it to pollinate black pepper. I asked if she had a garden I could write about and learned it wasn’t too large, only a quarter of an acre. You can see the who...
Published: 04/16/14

Ruskin shelter to use Verizon grant to help women find jobs

RUSKIN – With the help of Verizon Wireless a local shelter will help abused and homeless women find meaningful careers.
Published: 04/16/14

Burgess: Shoes continue tradition in Freedom Frolics

Most families have heirlooms, and they are not always expensive yet still treasured, like great-grandma’s pickle dish or Uncle Charlie’s walking stick. Theater companies also have these treasures. A sword carried on stage by Caruso or a...
Published: 04/16/14
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
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