Penny Fletcher

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30-year fireworks tradition carried on after owner’s death

Owen Douglas Young sold fireworks for some of the biggest events in and around Tampa Bay and many other cities.
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Apollo Beach Skate Park scheduled to open in July

The park is scheduled to open the third week of July. ...
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Water water everywhere...and most of it is free!

There really are still places where people can enjoy the beach experience for free....
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New developments on development!

Updates on developments in South County....
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Church in SCC uses kid’s programs to spread the Word

“It’s like the kids have a dozen grandparents.”...
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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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