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Zephyrhill’s first Habitat house to rise from family tragedy

Zephyrhill’s first Habitat house to rise from family tragedy

ZEPHYRHILLS — The first Habitat for Humanity home in the Zephyrhills area is being built for a family who has spent the past two years dealing with the results of a freak accident.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Pasco teacher will undergo gender change

Pasco teacher will undergo gender change

TRINITY — A social studies teacher at Mitchell High School has begun the process of gender transition and plans to present himself as a woman no later than the beginning of next school year, the school’s principal announced to staff an...
Updated: 22 hours ago
Homecoming makes week festive at Zephyrhills High

Homecoming makes week festive at Zephyrhills High

ZEPHYRHILLS — Zephyrhills High School held homecoming festivities last week, beginning with school dress-up days and ending with Saturday’s homecoming dance.
Published: 10/24/14
House, county commission candidates face off at chamber forum

House, county commission candidates face off at chamber forum

DADE CITY — Candidates for the District 38 House and the District 2 county commission seats participated in a forum Monday evening at the East Pasco Adventist Academy auditorium.
Published: 10/24/14
Wiregrass Ranch parents push back on late-start plan

Wiregrass Ranch parents push back on late-start plan

WESLEY CHAPEL — Backlash from parents upset about a proposed 10-period day at Wiregrass Ranch High has Pasco school district officials saying they are willing to consider other ways to deal with the school’s crowding....
Published: 10/24/14

Special tax district would upgrade new park

ODESSA — County commissioners will ask West Pasco residents if they’re willing to pay a higher tax rate to build a massive district park at Starkey Ranch....
Published: 10/24/14

New nutrition rules eat into school fundraisers

LAND O’ LAKES — Pasco County School Board members expressed frustration this week about new federal standards that forced schools to change their a la carte offerings in cafeterias and their rules for fundraisers involving food. ...
Published: 10/23/14
Rattlesnake Fest may return to two days

Rattlesnake Fest may return to two days

The 48th annual San Antonio Rattlesnake Festival and Run held Saturday was deemed a success by organizers and may return to a two-day event, according to Betty Burke, coordinator of the event for the Rotary Club of San Antonio Florida.
Published: 10/24/14

Remains found in Pasco pilot’s plane going to UF lab

The skeletal remains found strapped in a Pasco County pilot’s plane that was missing for months will be sent to a University of Florida lab for identification....
Published: 10/23/14

Northbound I-75 in Pasco reopened after crash

Northbound Interstate 75 in Pasco County was reopened after being closed about an hour due to a traffic crash.
Published: 10/22/14