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.


Congressman Soto, State Rep. Morales Mull Mass Vaccination Sites in Their Districts

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – US Congressman Darren Soto (D-9) and Florida State Representative Daisy Morales (D-48) shared their ambitions for mass vaccinations during Morales’s vaccination event in Azalea Park Saturday. Soto appeared at Jesus de Nazaret Episcopal Church, Morales’s longtime site for food and clothing distribution events for District 48 families impacted by the COVID-19…

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Donald Trump Fires at McConnell in Bid to Rile GOP Base

WASHINGTON (FNN) – In a scathing statement, Donald Trump attacked Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) using familiar tropes: campaign catch phrases and fear-mongering. Trump wasted no time. “The Republican Party can never again be respected or strong with political ‘leaders’ like Sen. Mitch McConnell at its helm,” the statement starts. “McConnell’s dedication to business…

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Key Florida Official Overseeing COVID-19 Response Resigns

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — One of Florida’s top lieutenants in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak resigned Monday, citing the grueling nature of the role — exacerbated by the demands of orchestrating the state’s pandemic response — for his decision to leave the key post. Jared Moskowitz, who led Florida’s Division of Emergency Management for…

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State Reps. Smith, Eskamani Join Rep. Morales to Launch Orlando COVID-19 Vaccination Site in District 48

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – State Representatives Carlos Guillermo Smith (D-49) and Anna Eskamani (D-47) teamed up with State Representative Daisy Morales (D-48) to announce the launch of a COVID-19 vaccination site at an Azalea Park church, In partnership with the Florida Division of Emergency Management, Rep. Morales coordinated with Jesus de Nazaret Episcopal Church, located…

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State Rep. Daisy Morales Tours AdventHealth COVID-19 Vaccine Site Near Orlando International Airport

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – State Representative Daisy Morales (D-48) took a second tour of AdventHealth’s vaccination site in her district on Tradeport Drive near Orlando International Airport Friday afternoon, to speak again with AdventHealth CentraCare CEO Dr. Scott Brady and get her constituents’ reactions on the COVID-19 vaccine. Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings and State…

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Roger Goodell on Tampa Super Bowl: ‘We Look Forward to Being Back’

TAMPA, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made clear during Monday’s virtual closing presser that he thoroughly enjoyed Tampa Bay’s Super Bowl experience. Goodell joined the Tampa Bay Super Bowl LV Host Committee: Tampa Mayor Jane Castor Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagan NFL Legend Derrick Brooks Will Weatherford Tampa Bay Super Bowl LV…

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Video: DHS Acting Deputy Secretary, FBI Special Agent Talk Florida Arrests and Super Bowl LV

TAMPA BAY, Fla. – No violent threats for the Super Bowl yet, but more Florida arrests. That’s the answer FBI Special Agent in Charge Michael McPherson gave Florida National News during the NFL’s Super Bowl LV Security press briefing at the Tampa Convention Center Wednesday. Florida National News asked what impact the recent arrest of…

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