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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 ...
Published: 04/18/14

Firm to help school district plan

LAND O’ LAKES — The Pasco County school district is enlisting the aid of a consulting firm to create a strategic plan that will help the district set and meet goals for the coming years.
Published: 04/20/14

Port Richey official wants police department investigated

PORT RICHEY — The city’s police union delivered a no-confidence vote against Police Chief Dave Brown, and City Manager Tom O’Neill has asked the FDLE to investigate several allegations of wrongdoing within the department. ...
Published: 04/20/14

FACE Pasco charter school to close

ZEPHYRHILLS — The board of directors for a Zephyrhills charter school that serves autistic students has voted to close the school at the end of this academic year, the board’s chairwoman announced.
Published: 04/20/14
Pasco district in need of more bus drivers

Pasco district in need of more bus drivers

LAND O’ LAKES — A shortage of school bus drivers in Central Pasco is causing scheduling woes and, on some days, the Pasco County school district’s transportation department has to make an “all hands on deck” effort ...
Published: 04/20/14
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