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Friday, May 29, 2015

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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
Camp Cristina welcomes interim director

Camp Cristina welcomes interim director

RIVERVIEW — A lover of the outdoors who spends her spare time cycling, kayaking and boating, Andrea “Andi” Cook is in her element as the interim executive director of the YMCA’s Camp Cristina....
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Comedy for a cause set to raise funds for festival

Comedy for a cause set to raise funds for festival

RIVERVIEW — A night of comedy, starring Tim Wilkins, will take place from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at The Regent, 6437 Watson Road.
Updated one month ago
Sun City Center has new community resource deputy

Sun City Center has new community resource deputy

SUN CITY CENTER — There’s a new sheriff in town, so to speak, with the recent appointment of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Community Resource Deputy Jeff Merry. The 39-year-old law enforcement veteran is considered “...
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South Bay Genealogical Society celebrates a landmark

South Bay Genealogical Society celebrates a landmark

SUN CITY CENTER — Twenty-five years is a blink of the eye when searching for centuries of family history.
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Ace back at its familiar place

Ace back at its familiar place

SUN CITY CENTER – More than a month ago, many people here were stunned when a longtime fixture in the community closed – seemingly for good. But they’ll be happy to know the Ace Hardware store in Sun City Center Plaza will reopen...
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