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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 ...
Updated: 4 hours ago
9-year-old golfer finds early success

9-year-old golfer finds early success

HUDSON — At the conclusion of the PGA Tour season, the FedEx Cup is awarded to the player who earned the most points from the events they play.
Published: 04/18/14
Man who’ll sport school union label of ‘president’ has worn quite a few

Man who’ll sport school union label of ‘president’ has worn quite a few

LAND O’ LAKES — The newly elected president of United School Employees of Pasco has an eclectic résumé that includes, but goes far beyond, returning to his alma mater, Land O’ Lakes High, to teach....
Published: 04/18/14
Port Richey ready for inaugural Paddlepalooza

Port Richey ready for inaugural Paddlepalooza

PORT RICHEY — Kayakers and other paddle sport enthusiasts can seek paradise in Port Richey for three days during the Pasco Paddlepalooza.
Published: 04/18/14

Pinellas to pay Pasco tax debts

CLEARWATER — Shortly after Pinellas County commissioners voted unanimously to fire County Administrator Bob LaSala, they gave staff clear instructions to pay more than $110,000 in back taxes owed to Pasco County for the Crossbar and Al-Bar ran...
Published: 04/17/14
Dade City’s Relay for Life raises $50,000

Dade City’s Relay for Life raises $50,000

DADE CITY — The Dade City Relay For Life raised $50,000 Saturday to help fund research for a cure for cancer and to raise cancer awareness as 32 relay teams kept the track around the Historic Dade City Courthouse occupied from Saturday afterno...
Published: 04/18/14

County surveys public on issues

NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco County launched its annual online citizen survey Thursday, giving residents a voice on hot-button issues like the possible gas tax increase and the controversial elevated toll road proposed for State Road 54/56....
Published: 04/18/14

Zephyrhills charter school for autistic children may close

ZEPHYRHILLS — Chris and Tammy Dester were so pleased with how well their son thrived at a new Zephyrhills charter school for autistic students that in October they moved from Hernando County to eliminate the long drive for getting him there....
Published: 04/18/14
One person hurt as fire destroys Hudson home

One person hurt as fire destroys Hudson home

One person was taken to a hospital Wednesday night after a fire destroyed a three-story home in Hudson, Pasco Fire Rescue said.
Published: 04/16/14
Updated: 04/17/14
Nurses honored for aiding Pasco theater shooting victim

Nurses honored for aiding Pasco theater shooting victim

SHADY HILLS — At first, Derek Friedhoff thought it was a warning shot.
Published: 04/16/14