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Warmer day is forecast for Easter

Warmer day is forecast for Easter

WFLA-TV meteorologist Julie Phillips says clouds and below-average temps are in the forecast for the overnight hours, with lows dropping to around 60 degrees in Tampa. Northern and inland spots will be cooler in the 50s.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Achievers

Achievers

Ryan Companies earns Deal of Year award
Updated: 9 hours ago
Then & Now: Ferman Chevrolet used car lot, 1930 and 2014

Then & Now: Ferman Chevrolet used car lot, 1930 and 2014

The Ferman Chevrolet used car lot is shown at 1428 N. Florida Ave. in the 1935 “then” photo. Banners boasted of “reliable used cars” and “easy terms.” (Ferman helped pioneer the concept of buying cars on cred...
Updated: 14 hours ago
Showers may not be finished for weekend

Showers may not be finished for weekend

Temperatures will drop back into the mid-60’s overnight with a few light showers and mostly cloudy skies, says WFLA-TV meteorologist Julie Phillips. As the cold front that brought us stormy weather Friday passes, overnight winds will pick up a...
Published: 04/18/14
Opinion clears way for hiring of appraiser’s stepdaughter

Opinion clears way for hiring of appraiser’s stepdaughter

DADE CITY — Pasco County Property Appraiser Mike Wells got an advisory opinion from the state Commission on Ethics, clearing the way for him to hire his stepdaughter.
Published: 04/20/14
Pasco to recruit teachers out of state

Pasco to recruit teachers out of state

LAND O’ LAKES — The Pasco County school district is sending recruiters out of state in search of job candidates to fill shortages in critical-teaching areas, but the teachers’ union says that travel money could be better used on ...
Published: 04/18/14

Firm to help school district plan

LAND O’ LAKES — The Pasco County school district is enlisting the aid of a consulting firm to create a strategic plan that will help the district set and meet goals for the coming years.
Published: 04/20/14

FACE Pasco charter school to close

ZEPHYRHILLS — The board of directors for a Zephyrhills charter school that serves autistic students has voted to close the school at the end of this academic year, the board’s chairwoman announced.
Published: 04/20/14
Pasco district in need of more bus drivers

Pasco district in need of more bus drivers

LAND O’ LAKES — A shortage of school bus drivers in Central Pasco is causing scheduling woes and, on some days, the Pasco County school district’s transportation department has to make an “all hands on deck” effort ...
Published: 04/20/14
Local Easter celebrations include egg hunt, parade and worship

Local Easter celebrations include egg hunt, parade and worship

PLANT CITY – One of the area’s premier Easter-related events is celebrating a major anniversary this year.
Published: 04/14/14
Updated: 04/18/14

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