Melody Jameson

Pilot projects reviewed under unique ‘villages’ community plan

  By MELODY JAMESONmj@observernews.netWimauma – For the first time since this community’s planned village concept was put in place, two collections of “villages” arching over its
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A brother's pact

  By MELODY JAMESONmj@observernews.net SUNDANCE — When brothers Ryan and Brent Bennett were kids, they loved to ham it up for the family. Along with a sidekick ...
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Old school building underscores differing viewpoints

  By MELODY JAMESONmj@observernews.net GIBSONTON — Is rehabilitation of an old school building here bringing it back from the brink or creating a money pit without ...
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South County road projects listed as sales tax increase vote looms

By MELODY JAMESON mj@observernews.net Hoping to encourage South County support of a penny sales tax increase this fall, Hillsborough transportation planners have listed a collection of area ...
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Tribute to an era is subject of variance hearing

By MELODY JAMESON mj@observernews.net Gibsonton – Forcibly altered by changing times, the little acreage where the historic Giant’s Fishing Camp once beckoned weary travelers coming home or ...
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Architect proposes Ruskin Historic District

  {backbutton} By MELODY JAMESONmj@observernews.netRUSKIN – Emphasizing its multiple economic benefits, an architect here is initiating efforts to designate portions of this 100-year-old community as a historic ...
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County taps every channel for citizen budget input

  By MELODY JAMESON mj@observernews.net If you’re a South County citizen who’s ever said of a Hillsborough government action “that’s such a waste of money,” listen up. If you’re ...
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SCC Community Association board member resigns

By MELODY JAMESON mj@observernews.net Sun City Center – Concluding that his “goals are not attainable” and that his efforts were “making no difference,” John “Woody” Nelson resigned ...
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Gibsonton Trailer park owner seeks additional commercial zoning

By MELODY JAMESONmj@observernews.net Gibsonton – Trailing a long list of residential code violations, a lot rental trailer park here currently is under consideration for added commercial ...
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