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Sunday, Aug 30, 2015

South Shore News

Riverview mom answering door shot multiple times

A 37-year-old Riverview mother at home with her two children was shot after answering her front door early Saturday, deputies said.
Published: 08/29/15
Bohemian junQue bus features art and more

Bohemian junQue bus features art and more

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — If it’s parked at any event or festival, Elke Lockert’s eye-catching gypsy junQue bus won’t be hard to find. Brightly painted by St. Petersburg muralist Derek Donnelly, the colorful converted short school bus not only draws attention, but also reflects the vivacious personality of Lockert and her unique creations.
Published: 08/26/15

Writers retreat offers inspiration, tips, critiques and more

LITHIA — The 2015 Florida Inspirational Writers Retreat, “Touching Lives through the Written Word,” will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 3 at the CedarKirk Retreat and Conference Center, 1920 Streetman Drive....
Published: 08/26/15
Turn junk into art and win prizes

Turn junk into art and win prizes

The Hillsborough County Extension Service and Hillsborough County Fair will host the ninth annual Recycled Yard Art Contest this fall.
Published: 08/26/15
Apollo Beach sisters carry on one woman’s animal rescue mission

Apollo Beach sisters carry on one woman’s animal rescue mission

APOLLO BEACH – The last thing Apollo Beach residents Alyce McCathran and Sue Green imagined doing in their free time was cleaning out dirty kennels and tending to a bunch of sickly, unwanted dogs.
Published: 08/25/15
Updated: 08/26/15
Comedy is no bitter pill for South Shore resident

Comedy is no bitter pill for South Shore resident

APOLLO BEACH – Heather Campese knows anger. Lung cancer at 23. Divorced with kids at home in 2008. Online dating ups and downs. And most recently, her fiancée left her days before the wedding was scheduled. She didn’t need a doctor to tel...
Published: 08/25/15
Updated: 08/26/15
Railroad Industrial Credit Union here to serve community

Railroad Industrial Credit Union here to serve community

RUSKIN – One of the oldest financial institutions in Tampa Bay is now one of the newest in Ruskin with the recent opening of the Railroad and Industrial Federal Credit Union.
Published: 08/25/15
Ice cream, tea party for the dog days of summer

Ice cream, tea party for the dog days of summer

Nothing sets our pooches tails waggin’ like treats from the freezer, especially on sizzling hot days when summer is giving us its last and best punch.
Published: 08/25/15

Dancing to the rhythm of life

From the back she looked to be much older than I. She had snow white hair, a well-lined face with the wrinkles of experience and hands that spoke of a lifetime of hard work. She sat in the bleachers of the outdoor amphitheater just ahead of me, and w...
Published: 08/21/15
Mangrove snapper are your best bet

Mangrove snapper are your best bet

The weather so far this month has been all but typical – lots of rain, a little wind, hot and muggy. Ah! August weather on the west coast of Florida.
Published: 08/21/15