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My View: How will we grow?

My View: How will we grow?

June 20, 2012

Once we move past the age-old debate of whether to grow and on to the question of how we should grow, we can move to a more realistic and rewarding discussion.

My View: Legislative update

My View: Legislative update

June 20, 2012

Throughout this year's legislative session, the Legislature's budget decisions and legislation were driven by two underlying themes, getting Florida's economy back on track and helping create jobs for Floridians.

Castaway

Castaway

June 20, 2012

Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon.

Castaway

Castaway

June 13, 2012

Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon.

Observed: A father's sacrifice never forgotten

Observed: A father's sacrifice never forgotten

June 13, 2012

"Happy Father's Day to the Big Enchilada," the card read in a playful font.

My View: Addressing the Manatee County budget

My View: Addressing the Manatee County budget

June 13, 2012

Manatee County businesses have been blessed with a terrific 2012 tourist season experiencing a 13% increase in economic impact to the county during the first quarter of the year.

My View: Hurricane Season: evacuate or stay?

My View: Hurricane Season: evacuate or stay?

June 13, 2012

As one of the instructors with our Lakewood Ranch Community Emergency Response Team, I spend most of my time helping our neighborhood volunteers stay prepared to respond should a major storm or other disaster threaten our area.

Comment: Summer is start of new kind of season

Comment: Summer is start of new kind of season

June 6, 2012

Over the course of the past week, a single phrase has been stuck in the back of my mind: "School's out for summer."

Observed: A toast to new beginnings

Observed: A toast to new beginnings

June 6, 2012

It's hard to believe I arrived in the East County community seven years ago, almost to the day.

Community responds to editor's leaving

Community responds to editor's leaving

June 6, 2012

Last week, former Managing Editor Michael Eng left the East County Observer for a new role as the managing editor for Plant City Observer. Read the community's response to the news.



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