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Friday, Aug 22, 2014

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City fire station rehab to continue

City fire station rehab to continue

ZEPHYRHILLS — The Zephyrhills City Council has reached a compromise with Pillar Construction Group on a contract to renovate Fire Station 2 — a project that has had cost overruns totaling $269,000 and is behind schedule for completion....
Updated: 7 hours ago
Rain chances slightly higher on Friday

Rain chances slightly higher on Friday

After a few storms today, the overnight hours will be mostly quiet with lows in the upper 70s to low 80s.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Plant City magazine publisher arrested on domestic battery charge

Plant City magazine publisher arrested on domestic battery charge

PLANT CITY — A local magazine publisher was arrested Thursday on a domestic battery charge.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Back-to-school event gives kids health tips

Back-to-school event gives kids health tips

ZEPHYRHILLS — The Back-to-School Kids Health and Safety Fest was held Saturday at Alice Hall in Zephyr Park. The event included free school supplies, free healthy foods, entertainment, face-painting, balloon art and giveaways. Free immunizatio...
Updated: 12 hours ago

Pasco schools add 795 more students

LAND O’ LAKES — Pasco County schools saw enrollment increase by 795 students as the 2014-15 academic year got off to its start this week.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Upscale homes rise in Wiregrass

Upscale homes rise in Wiregrass

WESLEY CHAPEL — Conventional wisdom in real estate development says that rooftops come first, before the shopping centers and schools and offices.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Ice bucket challenge leaves Pasco leaders in its icy wake

Ice bucket challenge leaves Pasco leaders in its icy wake

The ALS ice bucket challenge that is sweeping the nation has soaked some prominent Pasco County residents as well.
Updated: 13 hours ago

Voters have choices in 5 races for circuit judge

Voters in the Pinellas-Pasco Sixth Judicial Circuit will see five circuit judge races on the ballot when they go to the polls for early voting or on Election Day on Tuesday.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Baton twirling team wins trophy case of awards at national competition

Baton twirling team wins trophy case of awards at national competition

PLANT CITY — Ten members of Patrick’s Patriots Twirling Corps won 20 awards as a team and individually at a recent national competition.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Jewish congregation to offer evening of comedy

Jewish congregation to offer evening of comedy

The Beth Israel Jewish Congregation is inviting the public to dinner and “A Little Love, A Little Sex, A Little Nagging and A Whole Lot of Comedy” Aug. 30.
Updated: 22 hours ago

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