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Friday, Nov 21, 2014

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Housing Authority raises hinge on occupancy

DADE CITY — It’s her first week on the job, but Nancy Wesoff, the new executive director of the Pasco County Housing Authority, has the unpleasant task of telling employees they won’t be getting pay raises this year. At least not...
Updated: 6 hours ago

Area will warm up quickly for weekend

High pressure will hold in place across the Southeast, allowing an area of deeper moisture to lift northward into South Florida, the National Weather Service says.
Updated: 8 hours ago

Yuletide controversy dead ahead

On this Friday before Black Friday, still the official entry point to all that is or is implied by the Greater Holiday Cavalcade, this word of advice: Brace yourselves.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Red Kettle season begins on high notes

Red Kettle season begins on high notes

The Salvation Army ushered in the Christmas season with Christmas Kettle Kickoff Concerts at two locations last weekend, in Dade City and Zephyrhills.
Updated: 11 hours ago

Sheriff, schools to share health clinic services

LAND O’ LAKES — Employees of the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office are about to get access to the school district’s health and wellness centers.
Updated: 11 hours ago
School board elects its top 2

School board elects its top 2

LAND O’ LAKES — Steve Luikart has been named chairman of the Pasco County School Board for the coming year, succeeding Alison Crumbley.
Updated: 11 hours ago

S.R. 56 extension contract awarded

ZEPHYRHILLS — The Florida Department of Transportation has awarded a contract for the State Road 56 extension, but the 6.7-mile segment between Wiregrass Ranch and Zephyrhills will be built as a two-lane road instead of a four-lane divided hig...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Moore, Wells officially join Pasco commission

Moore, Wells officially join Pasco commission

DADE CITY — After taking their oaths of office on Tuesday, new Pasco County Commissioners Mike Moore and Mike Wells Jr. joined in the unanimous vote to appoint Ted Schrader to his fourth stint as commission chairman....
Updated: 11 hours ago
Golf cart raffle to help fight human trafficking

Golf cart raffle to help fight human trafficking

SUN CITY CENTER – The local chapter of the Campaign Against Human Trafficking is raffling off an E-Z-Go golf cart valued at $6,500. It’s all about raising funds to keep young girls free from bondage.
Updated: 14 hours ago
What a parade!

What a parade!

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Updated: 14 hours ago

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