Melody Jameson

Multiple mayor races shaping up in South County

    By MELODY JAMESONmj@observernews.netT’is the season…for good times, for grabbing attention, for giving. And, we’re not referring to the winter holidays. Nope, it’s time for
Full story

Economic conditions force USAF veteran of 22 years to Iraq

  By MELODY JAMESONmj@observernews.netAPOLLO BEACH – “That’s not the way Daddy would have done it,” Casey Smith informed her mother at supper this week. Mandy Smith ...
Full story

Professional planners praise South County projects

  By MELODY JAMESONmj@observernews.netA local community plan, an avian protection program and a pair of schools – all with South County connections – are winners this ...
Full story

Scientist with public service background named to CA board

By MELODY JAMESONmj@observernews.net SUN CITY CENTER ­— A biochemist with both city council and school board experience has been tapped to fill an unexpired term ...
Full story

Salvaging old school now questionable

By MELODY JAMESONmj@observernews.netGibsonton — Upon review and despite the best of intentions, this community’s 85-year-old brick schoolhouse may be history.Initial estimates for recovery of the ...
Full story

Storm surge warnings raised in time for hurricane season

  By MELODY JAMESONmj@observernews.net“Run from water; hide from wind.” This part of a common seasonal warning often is emphasized by emergency management specialists as they try ...
Full story

Southshore’s HCC striding toward another sign of success

  By MELODY JAMESONmj@observernews.netRUSKIN – What does a new college site become when it grows up?It’s recognized as a real college campus… officially, undisputedly, and ceremonially. ...
Full story

Failed dam leads to ownership issues

By MELODY JAMESON mj@observernews.net Apollo Beach – Who owns our pond?It’s a critical though seemingly simple question here this week among about 40 households along Lookout ...
Full story
Powered by Vivvo CMS v4.1.6