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Pets can chow down but prices don’t go up

Pets can chow down but prices don’t go up

SOUTH SHORE — Few people know that Ruskin resident Tina Daly sells pet food for a living. Her company, Overstock Dog Food, 501 U.S. 41 S in Ruskin, opened the end of February to provide nutritional pet food at affordable prices to those whose ...
Published: 03/19/15
Mary Petro’s legacy lives on through fund

Mary Petro’s legacy lives on through fund

SUN CITY CENTER — Ask 20 people who Mary Petro was and maybe one or two might know.
Published: 03/19/15
Riverview, Brandon entrepreneurs hope to make it big with beer and barbecue

Riverview, Brandon entrepreneurs hope to make it big with beer and barbecue

RIVERVIEW — In addition to expertly prepared wild game dishes and thousands of dollars’ worth of raffle and door prizes, those attending Friday’s 39th annual Wild Game Night fundraiser will have an opportunity to sample a variety...
Published: 03/19/15
Salsa festival to heat area taste buds

Salsa festival to heat area taste buds

WIMAUMA — The Good Samaritan Mission plans to spice up your life with its fun and festive Family Salsa Festival. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the mission, 14920 Balm Wimauma Road.
Published: 03/19/15
Ruskin couple makes a splash with T-shirt business ‘like no other’

Ruskin couple makes a splash with T-shirt business ‘like no other’

RUSKIN – Joshua Taylor is a man on a mission. After less than two years in the highly competitive T-shirt business, he knows he’s locked onto something special.
Published: 03/11/15

Music in our backyard

I’m sure I’m not the only woman in Hillsborough County who got a little giddy when I heard Kevin Costner was going to be at the Strawberry Festival in Plant City this year. It seems he has a band. Who knew? In the end, I didn’t g...
Published: 03/11/15
Midlife Spices: It’s the price we pay

Midlife Spices: It’s the price we pay

I was in a class at the Community Church College when I heard a man, a total stranger to me, voice a truism I’ve been living with.
Published: 03/11/15
FunFest 2015 is a do-not-miss affair

FunFest 2015 is a do-not-miss affair

The Sun City Center Community Association’s largest annual event will take place March 21, and the whole of South Shore is invited.
Published: 03/11/15
Samaritan Services moves into new building, sets commemoration

Samaritan Services moves into new building, sets commemoration

SUN CITY CENTER — After 28 years, Doris Ragland finally has a door and a window.
Published: 03/11/15
Gardening: Great treasures hide in backyard gardens

Gardening: Great treasures hide in backyard gardens

Most of us put our best plants in the front of our homes — not only so they will show to the street, but also to see them each time we come or go. But some people have other ideas.
Published: 03/11/15