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International Award Winning Nature & Wildlife Photographer: Local Community Treasure

By Tamas Mondovics Thanks to today’s technology, it seems everyone is a photographer. Easy to use, point-and-shoot cameras along with fully automated semi-professional equipment ...

Family-Oriented Bakery Enjoys Sweet Success At Petite Madelyn

By Caitlin Masessa Summer is in full swing and there’s no better way to celebrate than by treating yourself and your family to the baked...

Parkinson’s Support Group, Scholarships Awarded & More…

Compiled by Michelle Colesanti, michelle@ospreyobserver.com Kappa Kappa Chapter Of Kappa Delta Phi Installs New Officers Recently Kappa Kappa Chapter of Kappa Delta Phi held its 2017–2018...

Crime & Public Safety Beat: HCSO Deputies Enforce Reduction Of Celebratory...

By Tamas Mondovics As celebratory gunfire remains a serious problem in many communities, particularly on the July 4th weekend, local officials including the Hillsborough County...

Orange To Close Its Doors After 11 Years

By Kathy L. Collins It is with a heavy heart that Debbie Ploor, owner of Orange Home Décor in Valrico, is closing her beloved store....

The Artwork Of Local Artist Melvin Beall On Display At Bruton...

With Arts & Entertainment Editor Kathy L. Collins This month’s art exhibit at the Bruton Memorial Library in historic downtown Plant City features the artwork of...

Shrek The Musical Comes Alive As Plant City Entertainment Presents The...

With Arts & Entertainment Editor Kathy L. Collins Plant City Entertainment is proud to present Shrek The Musical this month. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation...

Community Rallies To Support Durant Graduate’s Olympic Dream

By Tamas Mondovics Thanks to his athletic skills and talent, former Durant High School graduate and track champion, Haftom Fliegelman, 18, of Valrico, has but...

Eye On Business: July 2017 Valrico

Business Editor Michelle Colesanti, michelle@ospreyobserver.com Budget Blinds Awards James And Elaine Trotter Franchisee Of The Year Budget Blinds, an international window covering...

Quit Smoking, Fishing, Meals On Wheels Delivers, House Hunting & More…

Compiled by Michelle Colesanti, michelle@ospreyobserver.com Bass Pro Shops “Gone Fishing” Family Event With the arrival of summer, it’s time to get your family outside. Bass Pro...