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Keep an eye on skies if planning outdoor activities Saturday

Keep an eye on skies if planning outdoor activities Saturday

Storms look to be firing up Saturday afternoon, so be aware if you’re planning outdoor activities.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Sun City Center resident a celebrated author

Sun City Center resident a celebrated author

SUN CITY CENTER – If you think you know your neighbors, you may want to think again. That’s the case of those who live around Linda Bleser, a shy local resident who’s also a nationally published author of 14 fiction novels and co...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Strange plants keep bringing surprises

Strange plants keep bringing surprises

When we had a large vegetable garden in Iowa, some of the farmers thought we were strange, and one even told us he didn’t recognize much of what we were growing: cauliflowers of many colors, huge sugar beets we fed to the cows, comfrey that ke...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Plant City plans to curb Walden Lake congestion

Plant City plans to curb Walden Lake congestion

PLANT CITY The city plans to spend $175,000 to ease congestion at the main entrance to Walden Lake at Timberlane Drive and Alexander Street.
Published: 05/29/15

Save-A-Lot wants Sweetbay site

ZEPHYRHILLS — Discount grocer Save-A-Lot has filed preliminary plans to move into the former Sweetbay store at Zephyrhills Plaza on State Road 54.
Published: 05/29/15
Zephyrhills ceremony honors soldiers, veterans

Zephyrhills ceremony honors soldiers, veterans

ZEPHYRHILLS — More than 200 people gathered at Oakside Cemetery in Zephyrhills on Monday to remember area veterans at a Memorial Day Commemorative Service.
Published: 05/29/15

Schools to bestow 4,400 diplomas

LAND O’ LAKES — More than 4,400 Pasco County high school seniors will graduate this weekend, and most local graduation ceremonies will be held at the University of South Florida’s Sun Dome, district officials said....
Published: 05/29/15
Pasco County officials talk hurricane preparedness as June 1 approaches

Pasco County officials talk hurricane preparedness as June 1 approaches

NEW PORT RICHEY — Motorists traveling east on State Road 54 from U.S. 19 pass a blinking sign that reminds them that hurricane season starts Monday.
Published: 05/29/15

Growing program offers learning activities for kids at Plant City Y

PLANT CITY A learning program for children ages 5 and younger has moved to the Plant City Family YMCA.
Published: 05/29/15

Burger 21 menu gets slimmer choices

TAMPA — Burger 21, a Tampa-based fast casual restaurant chain, has added new menu choices, including smaller versions of its Certified Angus Beef burger and milkshake, it announced Thursday.
Published: 05/28/15
Updated: 05/29/15

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