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Spiritual quest takes Ruskin man on 3,000-mile journey

Spiritual quest takes Ruskin man on 3,000-mile journey

RUSKIN – Life-affirming vision quests have many benefits. And Tres Smith, of Ruskin, is currently experiencing one riding his bicycle cross country with a group of 25 men and 12 women called Bubba’s Pampered Pedalers.
Updated one month ago

Learning to live with change

In the process of growing up and reaching senior-hood, I have lost many things – innocence, weight, hair, sometimes patience and memories – to name just some of what has seemed to slowly evaporate from my life. And I know from speaking ...
Updated one month ago
Clean out your medicine chest, help the environment

Clean out your medicine chest, help the environment

SUN CITY CENTER – Almost everyone has them – expired or unwanted prescriptions and over-the-counter meds. They fill vanity drawers or medicine chests, sometimes for years, until they’re pitched into the trash.
Updated one month ago
Saying goodbye to recipe clutter, dull knives

Saying goodbye to recipe clutter, dull knives

Last week I did two things I’ve put off doing for a long, long time. They’re the kind of things you know need attention but you keep putting off ad nauseam. Call the job a spring cleaning of sorts.
Updated one month ago
USF Botanical Gardens to usher in the spring with plant festival

USF Botanical Gardens to usher in the spring with plant festival

TAMPA – It’s that time of year when many of us enjoy nothing more than basking in the freshness and beauty of spring.
Updated one month ago
Rotarians gear up for 6th annual crawfish festival

Rotarians gear up for 6th annual crawfish festival

RIVERVIEW – Louisiana native Michael Broussard is gearing up for his biggest meal of the year. With his fellow Rotarians he’s set to serve some 2,000 pounds of crawfish straight from the bayou in Louisiana to the grasses of Winthrop in ...
Updated one month ago
Sunday market to feature day of tomato-filled offerings

Sunday market to feature day of tomato-filled offerings

APOLLO BEACH – The Apollo Beach Sunday Outdoor Market is hosting a special event Sunday to celebrate all things tomato.
Updated one month ago
Tampa-area businessman, Rays investor Ringhaver dies in crash with semi

Tampa-area businessman, Rays investor Ringhaver dies in crash with semi

Lance C. Ringhaver, a longtime Tampa-area businessman and major player in the group that brought Major League Baseball to the region, was killed Monday night in a crash involving tractor-trailer in Apollo Beach, authorities said. He was 76.
Updated one month ago

Two killed in crash on Bell Shoals Road in Riverview

Two people were killed in a crash Thursday night on Bell Shoals Road north of Boyette Road in Riverview, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated one month ago

Fire destroys 100-year-old Lithia home

Two residents avoided injury in an explosive fire that destroyed a 100-year-old house in Lithia on Wednesday night.
Updated one month ago