Penny Fletcher

Mango mania

By PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.net Anne Pidgeon, owner of Colorfield Farms, shows Suzie Espinoza different kinds of flowering fruit trees that will grow well in the condition Suzie
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The Coast is clear here

  While swimming on some Florida coasts may be off limits, park rangers say there’s nothing out of the ordinary going on at the swimming area ...
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Dads decide kids come first

Penny Fletcher photo Eric Trout explains that although they can’t sponsor everyone who asks, they do their best to sponsor as many local events and ...
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Mosaic’s new digs focuses on healthy workers

  The new administration building for Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC is at 13380 Circa Crossing Drive, Lithia, which is one block east of the Boyette Road-Bell Shoals ...
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New Homeland Security regulations to affect driver’s license renewal

Locate your paperwork or you may not be able to renew your driver’s license or ID card By PENNY FLETCHERpenny@observernews.net The documents the Frizzolas showed while ...
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Mosaic’s new digs focuses on healthy workers

  The new administration building for Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC is at 13380 Circa Crossing Drive, Lithia, which is one block east of the Boyette Road-Bell Shoals ...
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New Homeland Security regulations to affect driver’s license renewal

Locate your paperwork or you may not be able to renew your driver’s license or ID card By PENNY FLETCHERpenny@observernews.net The documents the Frizzolas showed while ...
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image Penny Fletcher Penny has lived in South County since 1979; in Ruskin, Apollo Beach and Riverview and knows the area and its people well. Before becoming a correspondent for The Observer News and the Riverview Current, she wrote for The Tampa Tribune and has been the Bureau Editor for The East Bay Breeze, The Sun, and the South Shore News. Her work has earned many awards from the Florida Press Association and Community Papers of Florida; including First, Second and Third Place state-wide awards for News Writing, Original Writing, Feature Writing, Columns and Editorials. She has also been awarded a First Place, state-wide photography award. From 2000 to 2006 she edited for Amazon Books publishing division, BookSurge, via the Web; wrote book jackets and marketing copy and worked one-on-one with many Amazon authors. She currently freelances as a writer, editor, speaker and coach at www.pennyfletcher.com.
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