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County balks at ‘low ball’ offer for defunct Dade Oaks land

HUDSON — The Pasco County Housing Authority rejected what commissioners called a “low-ball” offer from Dade City to buy the flood-prone Dade Oaks apartment complex....
Updated: 3 hours ago
Warming trend continues unabated

Warming trend continues unabated

Warming temps are expected as we head into the weekend, says WFLA-TV meteorologist Julie Phillips.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Fasano nixes printing company that mixed up personal info on tag renewal notices

NEW PORT RICHEY — Tax Collector Mike Fasano has fired a printing contractor that mistakenly sent out nearly 2,000 auto vehicle registrations to residents with the wrong personal information on them....
Updated: 6 hours ago
A rollin’  wagon of waggin’

A rollin’ wagon of waggin’

HOLIDAY — Pet matchmakers found homes for seven dogs during a recent adoption event at Volkswagen of New Port Richey in Holiday.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Residential real estate sales in West Pasco tick up in March

West Pasco residential real estate sales took a jump in March as the market looked to equal or surpass a record spring last year.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Nobel laureate sees hope for reversing climate change

Nobel laureate sees hope for reversing climate change

TAMPA — Rajendra Pachauri can paint a pretty dour picture of the effect of climate change.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Weather looks great through weekend

Weather looks great through weekend

After a gorgeous Wednesday afternoon temps will slowly fall back into the mid 60s overnight, says WFLA-TV meteorologist Julie Phillips.
Published: 04/23/14
Plant City High club brightens Easter for Florida Baptist Children’s Home

Plant City High club brightens Easter for Florida Baptist Children’s Home

PLANT CITY About 40 youngsters at Florida Baptist Children’s Home woke up Easter morning to bags filled with goodies, thanks to the generosity of a Plant City High School club and local businesses.
Published: 04/23/14
Basketball tourney to help pay for new helmets for youth football league

Basketball tourney to help pay for new helmets for youth football league

PLANT CITY – The registration deadline is May 7 for a basketball tournament to raise money for the Plant City Colts youth football league.
Published: 04/24/14
Smaller  Relay for Life coming to Sun City Center

Smaller Relay for Life coming to Sun City Center

SUN CITY CENTER – As a 21-year breast cancer survivor, Dana Dittmar takes the annual Relay for Life seriously. Rocked to the core when she first heard the word “cancer,” she called on every ounce of faith and strength she had to bea...
Published: 04/23/14

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