South County

Riverview Resident Places In Track & Field Competition, Bloomingdale Blaze Advances To World Series

Riverview Resident Places In Track & Field Competition, Bloomingdale Blaze Advances To World Series

  By Tamas Mondovics Local Vet Keeps Olympic Dream Alive TRX instructor and lifelong runner Karlton Meadows, 44, of Riverview, who has committed to attend the 2016 Olympic Games, has been training to be the Olympic 800 meter run gold medalist in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Meadows made his commitment to the games in February(…)

Brandon Ballet To Hold Auditions For 2014-2015 Season

Brandon Ballet To Hold Auditions For 2014-2015 Season

  By Kathy L. Collins The Brandon Ballet, a professional ballet company, will hold its annual auditions looking for company dancers (both training and professional), and Nutcracker extras for the 2014-2015 performing season. For the Training Dancer Company Audition, the Brandon Ballet is looking for dancers from the Tampa Bay community ages 9 and older,(…)

Rx Oasis Relocates For Customer Convenience

Rx Oasis Relocates For Customer Convenience

  By Sharon Still With all of the big box retailers out there, it seems as if the days of personal relationships in the marketplace are long gone. At Rx Oasis, the motto is “Less is more” and the focus is on personalized service and care. According to the company’s mission statement, Rx Oasis was(…)

August Riverview/Apollo Beach 2014 Business Column

August Riverview/Apollo Beach 2014 Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer 2015 Honorary Mayor Announced The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce’s July Luncheon was Membership Appreciation which announced the 2015 Honorary Mayor of Riverview, Christian Beiter of Preservation 1st Financial Group, LLC. Beiter raised over $8,000 that will be divided between the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce and his charity of choice,(…)

Authorities Will Not Pursue Charges In Riverview Pit Bull Death Incident 

Authorities Will Not Pursue Charges In Riverview Pit Bull Death Incident 

  By Tamas Mondovics The death of 4-year-old Riverview resident Logan Sheppard, after being mauled by two pit bulls, prompted local and state officials to review whether charges should be filed against the mother or any caregiver involved in the incident.  As a result, a meeting of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives and the Hillsborough(…)

Independent Insurance Agent Ventures Into New Business Endeavor

Independent Insurance Agent Ventures Into New Business Endeavor

  By Rachel Ann Johnson Insurance agent Michelle Mosher recently opened an independent insurance agency in Brandon after 20 years of experience in the industry. Mosher decided to establish her own agency where she is able to provide coverage through multiple outlets. Her company, SouthShore Insurance Professionals, L.L.C., has a direct contract to write policies(…)

South Bay Hospital To Expand, Renovate Facility Including New Patient Tower

South Bay Hospital To Expand, Renovate Facility Including New Patient Tower

  By Natalia Diaz South Bay Hospital, an HCA West Florida hospital, recently announced expansion and renovation projects which began in June. The $33 million project includes the addition of a new patient tower, Cath Lab and renovations of existing patient care areas. The hospital is expanding to meet increasing patient needs in the SouthShore(…)

Recycling 101: What Can & Cannot Be Recycled

Recycling 101: What Can & Cannot Be Recycled

  By Alexandra Booth We all want to do our part for the environment by reducing our use of resources, reusing products instead of throwing them away, and, of course, recycling. Recycling reduces the need for landfills, can prevent pollution and saves energy. However, there are some common misunderstandings when it comes to recycling that(…)

Crime Stoppers Tip Leads To Serial Bank Robber Arrest

Crime Stoppers Tip Leads To Serial Bank Robber Arrest

  By Tamas Mondovics A series of recent bank robberies, that included one of the Brandon area banks the suspect hit twice, has come to an end. According to law enforcement officials, the robberies occurred between November 2013 and June 2014, identifying the suspect as a white male who disguised himself in a full body(…)

Phoenix Is One Of Many Success Stories From RVR Horse Rescue In Riverview

Phoenix Is One Of Many Success Stories From RVR Horse Rescue In Riverview

  By Marisa Webber Fifty volunteers, 48 horses, 40 acres, four donkeys and one pig make up RVR Horse Rescue. It houses a large variety of horses and donkeys that all have one thing in common; they are cared for in the most loving, caring environment possible. Many of the horses, and all of the(…)