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Deputy Merry Warns About the Newest Credit Card Scam

Dep. Merry Wars About the Newest Credit Card ScamBy Diane M. Loeffler “I am trying to lock up two guys who are raising havoc here,” says Deputy Jeffrey Merry. “We identified one of them last week and one on Monday.” Merry says that at this point the...

Free Tax Services

Free Tax Services For the 31st year, Sun City Center Taxaide will be preparing free tax returns from February 1, 2019 until April 15, 2019 at the South Shore United Church of Christ, 1501 La Jolla and also at the Kings Point Clubhouse, 1900 Clubhouse Drive...

Campaign Against Human Trafficking Bingo Fundraiser

Campaign Against Human Trafficking Bingo Fundraiser   Campaign Against Human Trafficking –SouthShore (CAHT) invites all bingo fans to their Sunday, February 17 charity bingo game, Happiness is Yelling Bingo. The game will be held at the Sun City...

A Memorial for Our Veterans

A Memorial for Our VeteransBy Diane M. Loeffler On Thursday, January 10, the Veterans Memorial was dedicated in deeply moving ceremonies held in Community Hall and at the site of the memorial.The program began with the SCC United Methodist Church Choir...

The February 2019 NEWS is HOT off the PRESS!

In this issue…Get to know the new Community Association Board, see who received well-deserved recognition, find out what’s happening at the café for Valentine’s Day, get to know some local pet owners, discover how to protect your personal information at...

SouthShore Poets Display at Library

SouthShore Poets Display at Library The SouthShore Regional Library will unveil a special display of poetry during February, National Library Lovers Month. The library is coordinating with the SouthShore Poets, a group of local educators and writers, to...

Apollo Beach Woman’s Club Membership Luncheon

Apollo Beach Woman’s Club Membership Luncheon On Wednesday, February 13, please join the Apollo Beach Woman’s Club (ABWC) at their next monthly luncheon at Apollo’s Bistro. The Bistro is located at 6520 Richies Way in Apollo Beach. The luncheon cost is...

Imposters Want Your Tax Return

Imposters Want Your Tax Return

Imposters Want Your Tax ReturnBy Diane M. Loeffler You worked hard for your money for so many years. You are a law-abiding, tax-paying citizen. The IRS calls you. You panic. Who wouldn’t? Do not be taken in by these slick imposters. The IRS will never,...

Play Detective on the Murder Mystery Train Ride

Play Detective on the Murder Mystery Train Ride

Play Detective on the Murder Mystery Train RideBy Kai Rambow If you love the detective genre, then taking the murder mystery train ride just might be the ticket for you. If you have anger issues, sorry, you can’t participate in the murder.During the first...

Amazon Hosts Party for Local Kids

Amazon Hosts Party for Local Kids

Amazon Hosts Party for Local Kids December 14, 2018 Amazon hosted a holiday party for 250 local children and donated $15,000 in in-kind gifts for families and children at the Vinik Family Boys & Girls Club at Winston Park. The online retailer also...

Campaign Against Human Trafficking Movie Event

Campaign Against Human Trafficking Movie Event

Campaign Against Human Trafficking Movie Event Campaign against Human Trafficking-SouthShore (CAHT) will be presenting Monday, January 21, its annual movie event in the Florida Room at Sun City Center’s central campus off of N. Pebble Beach Drive.  This...

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Thank You Al Rittberg

Thank You Al Rittberg

Farewell to a FriendBy Kai Rambow “It’s time to step away and spend more time with family,” shared Al Rittberg.  Rittberg is a familiar, friendly face to residents who use the pool facilities.  He has been the Supervisor Pool Attendant for the past eight...

Memories of Fall

Memories of Fall

Memories of Fall By E. Adam Porter Editor in Chief, News of Sun City Center   A quick glance at my calendar tells me the first day of fall this year is Saturday, September 22. With that auspicious turn of season on the horizon, the harbingers of...

Colorful, Fun Key West

Colorful, Fun Key West

Colorful, Fun Key West By Kai Rambow   “There is no need to go to Disney; I live in Key West,” proclaimed local resident Lori.  Key West is a bit more colorful in just about everything.  Key West pops without overdoing it.  It’s part of what makes a...

Classic, Historic Key West

Classic, Historic Key West

Classic, Historic Key West By Kai Rambow   “He was the most interesting man on the planet, long before the Dos Equis commercial,” our tour guide at the Hemingway House noted.  Key West has attracted all kinds of enterprising and famous characters, creating a...