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Pasco News

Pasco school district to close bus call centers early

LAND O’ LAKES — The Pasco County School District has decided to close its transportation call center a week early.
Published: 08/22/14
CSX offers solution to stopped trains in Dade City

CSX offers solution to stopped trains in Dade City

DADE CITY — Stopped trains that block traffic for hours in Dade City may be a thing of the past.
Published: 08/21/14
Updated: 08/22/14
City fire station rehab to continue

City fire station rehab to continue

ZEPHYRHILLS — The Zephyrhills City Council has reached a compromise with Pillar Construction Group on a contract to renovate Fire Station 2 — a project that has had cost overruns totaling $269,000 and is behind schedule for completion....
Published: 08/22/14
Back-to-school event gives kids health tips

Back-to-school event gives kids health tips

ZEPHYRHILLS — The Back-to-School Kids Health and Safety Fest was held Saturday at Alice Hall in Zephyr Park. The event included free school supplies, free healthy foods, entertainment, face-painting, balloon art and giveaways. Free immunizatio...
Published: 08/22/14

Pasco schools add 795 more students

LAND O’ LAKES — Pasco County schools saw enrollment increase by 795 students as the 2014-15 academic year got off to its start this week.
Published: 08/22/14
Upscale homes rise in Wiregrass

Upscale homes rise in Wiregrass

WESLEY CHAPEL — Conventional wisdom in real estate development says that rooftops come first, before the shopping centers and schools and offices.
Published: 08/22/14
Ice bucket challenge leaves Pasco leaders in its icy wake

Ice bucket challenge leaves Pasco leaders in its icy wake

The ALS ice bucket challenge that is sweeping the nation has soaked some prominent Pasco County residents as well.
Published: 08/22/14

Voters have choices in 5 races for circuit judge

Voters in the Pinellas-Pasco Sixth Judicial Circuit will see five circuit judge races on the ballot when they go to the polls for early voting or on Election Day on Tuesday.
Published: 08/22/14

Tarpon Springs man fatally shot outside downtown Tampa club

A 23-year-old Tarpon Springs man was gunned down outside a downtown Tampa nightclub early Thursday, investigators said.
Published: 08/21/14
Seven escape from fire that destroys Dade City home

Seven escape from fire that destroys Dade City home

Four adults and three children escaped from a fire early Wednesday that destroyed a 6,000-square-foot Dade City home, officials said.
Published: 08/20/14