Local GOP Club Holds Elections

By Frank JB Shearrow There is an old political maxim that says all politics are local. For the Alafia Republican club (ARC), a club that...

Bloomingdale Residents Gear Up For County Area Transportation Improvements Meeting

By Tamas Mondovics The Bloomingdale area Big Box and residential complex development, which has stirred the community since it first came to light a year...

Shannon Brown Of Apollo Beach Is Named SouthShore Honorary Mayor

Shannon Brown, a resident of Apollo Beach, is the 2013-2014 SouthShore Honorary Mayor, an annual event sponsored by the SouthShore Chamber of Commerce. Brown's...

Army Veteran Dee Prether Begins Bid For District 4 School Board...

By Adam Musgrave As the race for District 4 school board continues to accelerate, army veteran and certified teacher Dee Prether has entered the chase. Prether,...

Local Teen Spends Summer Vacation As U.S. Senate Page In D.C.

By Andria Barrios Elizabeth Bradford, senior at Strawberry Crest High School, is unlike many her age. Instead of spending the summer at the beach, she...

Residents Support Legal Action Against County For Big Box Property

By Tamas Mondovics During the first community meeting in months, residents who have formed the Bloomingdale Can-Do, a local group fighting a big box rezoning...

Representative Jake Raburn Opens District Office On Erindale

By Adam Musgrave Rep. Jake Raburn’s new congressional district office in Valrico recently held a ribbon cutting with the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce. The...

Community Mobilizes in Opposition to Bloomingdale Project

With numbers reaching close to 200, Bloomingdale area residents showed up in force to attend a recent meeting in order to learn, voice their...

County Holds Meetings On Ruskin, Progress Village Recreation Center Expansion Project

By Tamas Mondovics The county's 2011 plan to consolidate its recreation centers, which included cutting back the number of full-service facilities to ten regional sites,...

Winthrop To Host Round Table for Small Business Owners

By Adam Musgrave On Friday, February 15 from 9-11a.m., the Winthrop Barn will host a roundtable sponsored by Rep. Ross Spano that will focus on...