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Young gymnast aspires to be Olympian

Young gymnast aspires to be Olympian

NEW TAMPA — Gymnast Arden Spiro has his heart and mind set on being an Olympian.
Published: 01/14/15
Scant real estate inventory makes Tampa a seller’s market

Scant real estate inventory makes Tampa a seller’s market

With the inventory of existing homes for sale in the Tampa area at the lowest point in four years and a proliferation of new apartment buildings with high rent, it’s a seller’s market, Realtors say. Many buyers are settling for homes th...
Published: 01/14/15

Let’s take a moment to say thanks

I have a friend who is the quintessential definition of a chronic complainer. Her life isn’t really all that horrific, and the downs in her life are usually of her own making. She just thrives on the drama of being so put upon. So all of us wh...
Published: 01/13/15
Falling for Ina Garten, all over again

Falling for Ina Garten, all over again

What can I say? I’m a big fan of Ina Garten, a k a the Barefoot Contessa. Dinner at her house would top the wish list of countless home cooks, including me.
Published: 01/13/15
3D mammography comes to Sun City Center

3D mammography comes to Sun City Center

SUN CITY CENTER – A recent health fair at Cadence Bank went 3D with new FDA-approved mammograms.
Published: 01/06/15
Updated: 01/08/15
MOSI initiative broadens accessibility to low-income

MOSI initiative broadens accessibility to low-income

TAMPA — A new admission policy at the Museum of Science & Industry fits in perfectly with its core ideology — to make science real for people of all ages and backgrounds.
Published: 01/07/15
Wreaths across America honors veterans

Wreaths across America honors veterans

One Saturday every December, tens of thousands of volunteers participate in Wreaths across America wreath-laying ceremonies at national cemeteries and memorial parks. Since the organization’s founding in 2007, it has helped keep alive the memo...
Published: 01/07/15
Staying fit isn’t a seasonal activity, say fitness enthusiasts

Staying fit isn’t a seasonal activity, say fitness enthusiasts

BRANDON — When New Year’s resolutions include getting fit, local fitness enthusiasts Doris Barrilleaux and Rodney Burton say just do it.
Published: 01/07/15
Should we never plant a vine?

Should we never plant a vine?

A man I used to see at University of South Florida festivals always mentioned he would never plant a vine on his property. I understood his reluctance. It’s too bad I didn’t take his words to heart.
Published: 01/06/15

Sun City Center Community News

Purple Butterflies hosts membership drive
Published: 01/06/15