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Saturday, Feb 06, 2016

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Falling in love with buttercream frosting

Falling in love with buttercream frosting

I’ve never been a huge fan of frostings because I find many of them teeth-screamingly sweet.
Published: 02/03/16
New Riverview chamber president runs by faith, conviction

New Riverview chamber president runs by faith, conviction

RIVERVIEW — At his first dinner as president of the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce, retired physician Bryan S. Thatcher took a bow to the past and promised to lead by conviction into the organization’s next 50 years....
Published: 02/03/16
Chamber gala takes members back to early 20th century

Chamber gala takes members back to early 20th century

APOLLO BEACH — The SouthShore Chamber of Commerce recently stepped back into the Roaring ‘20s for its Annual Membership & Awards Banquet at Del Webb Southshore Falls.
Published: 02/03/16
Local artist to display his work at FishHawk Ranch

Local artist to display his work at FishHawk Ranch

Like Grandma Moses, John Lane didn’t start painting until late in life. He picked up a brush in his 70s and hasn’t stopped using one since.
Published: 02/03/16
It’s time to start counting birds

It’s time to start counting birds

SOUTH SHORE — Area residents who enjoy birds can give something back Feb. 12 to 15 by participating in the 19th annual Great Backyard Bird Count.
Published: 02/03/16
If you’re in business, you’re invited to attend low-cost EDGE seminars

If you’re in business, you’re invited to attend low-cost EDGE seminars

Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce members and nonmembers alike are invited to sharpen the edge on their business skills, with a series of ongoing seminars hosted by Hillsborough Community College at The Regent.
Published: 02/03/16
Greater Riverview Chamber honors eight at annual awards gala

Greater Riverview Chamber honors eight at annual awards gala

RIVERVIEW – Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce members filled the grand ballroom at The Regent this month to celebrate 50 years of chamber life and recognize their peers.
Published: 01/27/16
Updated: 01/31/16
Tampa man faces DUI charges after crash that injured motorcycle deputy

Tampa man faces DUI charges after crash that injured motorcycle deputy

A Tampa man was arrested Tuesday on DUI charges more than a month after he was involved in a six-vehicle crash and his flat-bed truck dragged a motorcycle deputy 150 feet, investigators said....
Published: 01/27/16
Take these steps for creating a smoother smoothie

Take these steps for creating a smoother smoothie

For the past year or more, the first thing I’ve done every morning is take a bike ride around the neighborhood. It’s exhilarating to pedal through the streets in the quiet dawn when motorists aren’t out there clogging things up.
Published: 01/27/16
My Warrior’s Place needs financial help

My Warrior’s Place needs financial help

RUSKIN – My Warriors Place, a nonprofit retreat for active military, veterans, first responders and families of the fallen, is in need of an infusion of cash. Kelly Kowall, its founder and president, is asking for donations to help to cover th...
Published: 01/27/16