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Anclote puts 5,700 Pasco homes in danger, officials say

Anclote puts 5,700 Pasco homes in danger, officials say

Rising floodwater around the Anclote River led to the evacuation this morning of a New Port Richey apartment complex and has put more than 5,700 homes in potential danger, Pasco County officials said.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Tampa area gets chance to dry out, but flooding still a concern

Tampa area gets chance to dry out, but flooding still a concern

There was barely any rain on the radar this morning, and most flood-strained areas in the Tampa area were getting a chance to slowly dry out.
Published: 08/04/15
Days and days of rain, flooding wear out Tampa-area residents

Days and days of rain, flooding wear out Tampa-area residents

TAMPA — Eleven straight days of rain, including torrential downpours Monday morning that forced evacuations in three counties and flooded streets, homes and busineses throughout the region, have left soaked residents wondering when this will ev...
Published: 08/03/15
Updated: 08/04/15
Amazon to add 2,000 jobs at distribution centers in Ruskin, Lakeland

Amazon to add 2,000 jobs at distribution centers in Ruskin, Lakeland

The expansion of Amazon.com distribution centers in Ruskin and Lakeland will double the online retailer's west-central Florida workforce to 4,000, the company and Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday. Amazon, which already employs just over 1,500 in Ruskin and 500 in Lakeland, will hold a job fair Aug. 28.
Published: 08/03/15
Updated: 08/04/15

Pedestrian killed in Pasco hit-and-run identified

Troopers on Monday released the name of a man who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run pickup truck late Thursday on U.S. 19 in Port Richey.
Published: 08/03/15
Interchange idea aims to ease State Road 56 congestion

Interchange idea aims to ease State Road 56 congestion

WESLEY CHAPEL — Paul Steinman, district secretary for Florida’s Department of Transportation, doesn’t need anyone to tell him the State Road 56 interchange at Interstate 75 needs to be reworked.
Published: 08/02/15

Pasco school board ponders how to fund for rising student enrollment

LAND O’ LAKES — The Pasco County School Board last week briefly discussed its proposed 2015-16 budget, which includes a 3 percent pay hike for employees and a slight millage rate decrease.
Published: 08/02/15
Decker comes full circle as Anclote coach

Decker comes full circle as Anclote coach

HOLIDAY — Just beyond Gulf Trace Boulevard toward the back area of the Holiday Recreational Center is where you can find the Greater Holiday Little League baseball fields where many young, aspiring players start their youth playing days. ...
Published: 08/01/15
Outlets schedule a job fair Aug. 27

Outlets schedule a job fair Aug. 27

WESLEY CHAPEL — Job seekers interested in retail and restaurant work may be heartened to know that Tampa Premium Outlets, the new mall being built on State Road 56, will hold a job fair.
Published: 08/01/15
New Port Richey man charged in 92-year-old mother’s death

New Port Richey man charged in 92-year-old mother’s death

A New Port Richey man is being held in the death of his 92-year-old mother, Pasco County sheriff’s deputies said Friday.
Published: 07/31/15
Updated: 08/01/15