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Letter to the Editor: In praise of local businesses

I may be wrong, but it seems that our local businesses don’t always get the recognition or credit that they deserve. Without their help, our in-home flood disaster would have…

Obituaries June 29, 2017

Judy Nott-Deshong Judy Nott-Deshong, 68, of Sun City Center, Fla. passed away Monday, June 19, 2017 at Brandon Hospital. Judy is survived by her husband John Varnell of 20 years,…

To our readers

To our readers

Dear Readers — First and foremost, thank you for visiting the online edition of The Observer News. Beginning this week, the web update for our newspapers will take place on…

Observer Today June 29, 2017

Observer Today June 29, 2017

Good morning! Happy Thursday to you. Most everyone has heard of Rotary International. It is a global organization with a global impact. This you might not know: while the members…

Observer Today June 28, 2017

Observer Today June 28, 2017

Good morning! It’s Wednesday — the 179th day of the year (except during leap years when it’s the 180th). During the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, an average…

Observer Today June 27, 2017

Observer Today June 27, 2017

Good morning! Happy Tuesday! Editors note: A story I promised about a 7-year-old girl requires a bit more editorial review. Regardless, I have no doubt there are many 7-year-olds out…

Observer Today June 26, 2017

Observer Today June 26, 2017

Good morning! I’m sorry to be the one to break this to you this early but…it’s Monday. On the bright side, it should be a beautiful Monday on the Gulf…

Observer Today June 23, 2017

Observer Today June 23, 2017

Good morning and happy Friday! Starting a small business from the ground up isn’t easy. As a small business owner, you are both the janitor and the CEO. But doing…

Observer Today June 22, 2017

Observer Today June 22, 2017

Good morning! Nearly everything we could want in terms of entertainment is available in our pockets. On our smartphones, we listen to music, we can watch movies, we can buy…

Kelly Kowall receives statewide award for volunteerism

Kelly Kowall receives statewide award for volunteerism

By LOIS KINDLE The residents of southern Hillsborough County are known to be strong supporters of the military, so the name Kelly Kowall is familiar to many by now. Since…