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Monday, May 25, 2015

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East Bay High musical will take you back to the ‘60s

East Bay High musical will take you back to the ‘60s

GIBSONTON – The musical production of the story of Ellie Greenwich, a successful 1960’s pop songwriter, will be presented Thursday through Saturday by students at East Bay High School.
Published: 05/13/15
Charter captain hooked on fishing

Charter captain hooked on fishing

RUSKIN – Brandon McCorkle, owner of True Lies Fishing Charters, spends most of his days fishing and enjoying life.
Published: 05/13/15
Residents invited to pig out at annual barbecue, blues & business expo

Residents invited to pig out at annual barbecue, blues & business expo

APOLLO BEACH — South Shore’s biggest neighborhood block party is set for Friday and thousands are expected to attend. Also known as the Pigs in the Parking Lot BBQ, Beer & Blues Festival, the sixth annual event will take place from ...
Published: 05/11/15

What phone tone can tell us

I dialed her familiar phone number and knew as soon as she said hello that something was wrong. There was a quiet softness to her voice instead of the usual energy in her greeting.
Updated one month ago
CARE animal shelter to host annual poker run

CARE animal shelter to host annual poker run

RUSKIN – Folks throughout South Shore are invited to get their motors runnin’ for Saturday’s second annual Cruisin’ for Critters CARE-a-Van.
Updated one month ago
I’m checking my list, so far so good

I’m checking my list, so far so good

I never gave the subject much thought until I came across a poll called “100 Foods to Eat Before You Die” that apparently has ricocheted off walls of Facebook for several years now.
Updated one month ago
Old time Florida cowboy recalls past

Old time Florida cowboy recalls past

RIVERVIEW – Talking with Jim Sweat is like sitting down and getting a free history lesson on classic Florida. Born on a ranch when southern Hillsborough was wild and woolly, Sweat grew up to be a cowboy, construction worker, truck driver, navy...
Updated one month ago
Memories of mother and gardening

Memories of mother and gardening

My mother was about the most casual gardener I’ve ever known. She was never greatly concerned about the gardens that always surrounded our homes, but she greatly enjoyed the flowers. And there always were some, even though she didn’t se...
Updated one month ago
Alzheimer’s caregivers get a break

Alzheimer’s caregivers get a break

SUN CITY CENTER – If you’re taking care of someone with Alzheimer’s and need a break, a local nonprofit group stands ready to help. Samaritans Alzheimer’s Auxiliary, 916 Pebble Beach Blvd. N., provides temporary respite ca...
Updated one month ago
Dog day afternoons better thanks to park

Dog day afternoons better thanks to park

SUN CITY CENTER – Covered pavilions, fans, pools and dog tunnels are just what the vet orders to keep Fido exercised and happy.
Updated one month ago