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More rain on the forecast for today, this week

More rain on the forecast for today, this week

Yesterday’s rainfall totals in Tampa fell between 6 and 8 inches, reports WFLA NEwschannel 8, flooding area streets.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Pasco school board ponders how to fund for rising student enrollment

LAND O’ LAKES — The Pasco County School Board last week briefly discussed its proposed 2015-16 budget, which includes a 3 percent pay hike for employees and a slight millage rate decrease.
Published: 08/02/15
Achievers

Achievers

Fair Authority announces appointments
Published: 08/02/15
Gospel sing, fish fry Aug. 8 at Dover church

Gospel sing, fish fry Aug. 8 at Dover church

DOVER The Gibbs Family will be featured at a Saturday Aug. 8 gospel sing and fish fry at Sydney Baptist Church.
Published: 08/02/15
Strong thunderstorms bring heavy rain, flooding to Tampa Bay area

Strong thunderstorms bring heavy rain, flooding to Tampa Bay area

More than 2 inches of rain and counting today at Tampa International Airport, and flooding has made some roads impassable in Hillsborough. The on-off storms are expected the rest of the day. Keep up with live radar.
Published: 08/01/15

Plant City church to celebrate 130th anniversary

PLANT CITY First Presbyterian Church of Plant City’s congregation is inviting past members and visitors to the church’s 130th anniversary celebration Aug. 16.
Published: 08/01/15
Graduates of Georgia college help alma mater as volunteer recruiters

Graduates of Georgia college help alma mater as volunteer recruiters

PLANT CITY – William H. Bryant and David A. Smith graduated from Fort Valley State University more than four decades ago.
Published: 08/01/15

Tickets available to Plant City agriculture awards breakfast

PLANT CITY Five individuals and a business will receive awards at the Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce’s Salute to Agriculture breakfast Aug. 12 at the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds.
Published: 08/01/15
Forecast: Conditions not looking good for outdoor fun

Forecast: Conditions not looking good for outdoor fun

If you were hoping the weekend would clear up in time for outdoor activities, you’re going to be disappointed by the forecast, we’re afraid.
Published: 07/31/15

Zephyrhills’ tax rate set but not final

ZEPHYRHILLS — City leaders this week set the tax rate for next year slightly higher than this year’s rate: 6.42 mils for fiscal 2015-16 compared to the existing 6.14 mils.
Published: 07/31/15

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