Mellissa Thomas is a Jamaica-born author, award-winning screenwriter, poet, freelance writer and manuscript editor currently available for hire. She’s a decorated U.S. Navy veteran with Entertainment Business Masters and Film Bachelors degrees from Full Sail University in Winter Park, FL. She has been published in Caribbean Today, Westside Gazette, Elegance Digital Magazine, and several others; and has posted on popular blogs, including Men with Pens, Successful Blogging, and Under30CEO.


Sand Lake Road Sunrail Station Temporarily Locks Down After Unattended Bag Causes Scare

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – The Sand Lake Road Sunrail station went into lockdown around 10 a.m. Wednesday morning out of caution due to an unattended bag. Orange County Sheriff’s deputies blocked off the intersection at Orange Avenue and Sand Lake Road. Trains were consequently delayed for two hours thereafter as law enforcement officers performed a…

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State Reps. Gottlieb, Morales File 2022 Bill Raising Property Exemption for Widowed, Disabled

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – State Representatives Michael Gottlieb (D-Broward) and Daisy Morales (D-Orlando) filed a 2022 bill increasing the homestead exemption for the widowed and disabled Monday. HB 13 increases property tax exemption for residents who are widows, widowers, blind persons, or persons totally and permanently disabled. The bill proposes to 10x the current exemption…

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