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Pasco shelter misused grant money, officials say

Pasco shelter misused grant money, officials say

HOLIDAY — A Pasco County youth shelter that has housed boys from Central America since June has paid the county $167,762 for misusing federal funds....
Updated: 17 hours ago

Man struck, killed by train in Zephyrhills

A man was struck and killed by a train late Tuesday, the Zephyrhills Police Department said.
Updated: 21 hours ago

‘Paper Towns’ returns to Pasco school’s summer reading list

LAND O’ LAKES — “Paper Towns,” the young adult novel removed from a middle school’s summer reading list after a Pasco County mother complained about its sexual content, is back on the list....
Published: 07/29/14

Pasco school board gives tentative OK to budget

LAND O’ LAKES — The Pasco County School Board gave tentative approval Tuesday evening to a $1.2 billion budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year.
Published: 07/29/14

Pasco animal shelter reduces kill rate

NEW PORT RICHEY — In just two years, Pasco County has nearly reached its goal to save 90 percent of animals housed at the county’s animal shelter.
Published: 07/29/14
Sheriff: Man sold drugs from his Pasco carpet business, home

Sheriff: Man sold drugs from his Pasco carpet business, home

NEW PORT RICHEY — A year-long investigation has led to the arrest of a Wesley Chapel man on charges that he ran a large narcotics operation from his home and from his carpet business in Zephyrhills, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office rep...
Published: 07/29/14

Bilirakis: New Pasco clinic will improve health care for veterans

NEW PORT RICHEY — U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis says veterans will “get more timely access to quality care” under a Veterans Affairs health care reform plan that includes opening an outpatient clinic in New Port Richey....
Published: 07/28/14

Family injured in Pasco hit-and-run; driver sought

A hit-and-run crash in Holiday injured a couple and their infant this afternoon, and authorities are searching for the driver.
Published: 07/26/14
Zephyrhills cinema has role in movie

Zephyrhills cinema has role in movie

ZEPHYRHILLS — The Zephyrhills Cinema 10 movie theater became a movie set last week as a film crew shot scenes for the upcoming thriller “120/80.”
Published: 07/27/14
Mitchell High grad building foundation in Mass.
Success in Cape Cod prepares him for  big things

Mitchell High grad building foundation in Mass. Success in Cape Cod prepares him for big things

FALMOUTH, Mass. — Connor Hale is a long way from home.
Published: 07/27/14