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Dade City kumquat grower prepares for popular festival

Dade City kumquat grower prepares for popular festival

DADE CITY — Although his family has been involved in the kumquat business since 1971, Greg Gude is constantly learning new things about “the little gold gems of the citrus family.”
Updated: 20 hours ago
Skatepark schedules grand opening

Skatepark schedules grand opening

ZEPHYRHILLS — The new Zephyrhills Skatepark will hold a grand opening event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday with best trick contests, vendors and live entertainment. The new skatepark, at 4626 Krusen Field Road at the corner of Alston Avenue a...
Published: 01/25/15
PHSC panel to narrow field for president

PHSC panel to narrow field for president

NEW PORT RICHEY — The national search for a new president of Pasco Hernando State College will kick into high gear next week when the search committee narrows down a list of more than two dozen applicants to succeed Dr. Katherine Johnson. ...
Published: 01/25/15

Developer Hines set to launch Asturia

ODESSA — Home buyers shopping along Pasco’s State Road 54 corridor will soon have another option as Hines Inc. announced it is nearing the launch of Asturia.
Published: 01/25/15
Bear severely injures woman at Dade City animal sanctuary

Bear severely injures woman at Dade City animal sanctuary

DADE CITY — A 400-pound black bear named “Abner” severely mauled a Pasco County woman Friday afternoon when she tried to pet him.
Published: 01/23/15
Updated: 01/24/15
Dads driving with young kids during road rage incident

Dads driving with young kids during road rage incident

A Spring Hill father has been accused of punching and pointing a gun at another father during a Plant City road rage incident in which both had their young children in the vehicles.
Published: 01/23/15
Beekeepers keep Pasco Honey buzzing

Beekeepers keep Pasco Honey buzzing

TRILBY — Alwyn Purkis put his life into Pasco Honey.
Published: 01/23/15
Z’Hills BBQ & Blues Fest attendance may be record

Z’Hills BBQ & Blues Fest attendance may be record

ZEPHYRHILLS — The fifth annual Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ & Blues Fest had its largest crowd — an estimated 8,000 — on Saturday, said Vonnie Mikkelsen, executive director of the Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce, which org...
Published: 01/23/15

Developers have big plans along S.R. 54

Lutz businessman Carl Anderson, owner of Caliente Resort, is in the process of selling 28 acres across from the Cypress Creek Town Center to an Orlando-based shopping center developer.
Published: 01/22/15
Zephyrhills honors resident on his 103rd birthday

Zephyrhills honors resident on his 103rd birthday

ZEPHYRHILLS — Norman Roy received a special proclamation from the city of Zephyrhills on Jan. 15, proclaiming it a day to honor and congratulate Roy on his 103rd birthday.
Published: 01/22/15