* Crazyass old lady is the big "town bitch"
* Her crappy old house is the only thing standing in the way of the big resort project that will finally bring tourists into town, but she refuses to sell.
* The incredibly sweet and polite townspeople think about killing her off, but no one has the balls to get it done.
* Instead, they devise a plan to pretend that she's dead--and sticking with it long enough to convince her that she really is.
* Once she's a "ghost", she's free to wander around and in doing so, she discovers that she really likes everyone and she becomes a very sweet, wonderful person in all of their lives
* One day, she hangs out at the fortune teller and decides to impart her spiritual wisdom. And it works!
* Eventually, the eccentric widowed developer falls in love with the ghost, but he can't convince her that she's really still alive