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Pasco school employee faces federal child porn charges

Pasco school employee faces federal child porn charges

PORT RICHEY — The assistant site manager for a Pasco County school’s after-school childcare program was arrested on child pornography charges after an FBI investigation revealed he had sent and received numerous pornographic images of c...
Updated: 13 hours ago

Computer-based FCAT exams resume at Pasco schools

LAND O’ LAKES — Computer-based FCAT exams appeared to be functioning again in Pasco County this morning, a day after testing had to be suspended in several school districts because of problems with servers operated by Pearson Inc., the ...
Updated: 16 hours ago
Feds OK new I-75 interchange

Feds OK new I-75 interchange

WESLEY CHAPEL — Pasco County has received preliminary approval from the Federal Highway Administration to convert Overpass Road into a full access interchange with Interstate 75....
Published: 04/23/14
River Ridge softball wants to go out a winner for retiring coach

River Ridge softball wants to go out a winner for retiring coach

NEW PORT RICHEY — After nearly 19 seasons of coaching softball, River Ridge High coach Ernie Beck still enjoys the game.
Published: 04/23/14
The whirlybird gets the egg

The whirlybird gets the egg

ZEPHYRHILLS — New Walk Church held its annual Helicopter Egg Drop after each of its six services Saturday afternoon and Easter Sunday. The church provided 60,000 eggs for its three campuses in Zephyrhills, Dade City and Holiday....
Published: 04/23/14
Easter service delivers message of healing

Easter service delivers message of healing

ZEPHYRHILLS — Easter worshippers gathered on the front lawn of Florida Hospital Zephyrhills for the annual Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday under overcast skies. Light early morning rain did not keep the congregants from taking part in the ser...
Published: 04/23/14
Wilson has hand out for cash, signatures

Wilson has hand out for cash, signatures

NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco Commissioner Henry Wilson, facing a primary opponent in his first re-election bid, has asked the leaders of a toll road opposition group for campaign contributions and petition signatures....
Published: 04/23/14

Pasco FCAT testing hits snag after computer issues

LAND O’ LAKES — The problem became apparent first thing Tuesday morning when freshmen at Land O’ Lakes High tried to log into the computer system to take the FCAT reading exam.
Published: 04/22/14
SunWest work awaits county decision

SunWest work awaits county decision

NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco County has a wake park operator under contract for its future SunWest Park, but getting the park built is proving to be an even bigger challenge.
Published: 04/23/14
River fest to celebrate seafood, blues

River fest to celebrate seafood, blues

NEW PORT RICHEY — If something for everyone was the goal, organizers of the Cotee River Seafood, Blues Festival and Boat Show may have hit the mark with festivities Friday through Sunday in downtown New Port Richey....
Published: 04/23/14