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Zephyrhills woman, 70, checks skydiving off bucket list

Zephyrhills woman, 70, checks skydiving off bucket list

ZEPHYRHILLS — Ann Babbitt celebrated her 80th birthday in style last week by taking a tandem sky dive at Skydive City in Zephyrhills.
Published: 07/24/14

School tax rate goes down, bills up

LAND O’ LAKES — Pasco County residents could see a drop in the rate they pay for school property taxes.
Published: 07/25/14
Runners by the thousands muck it up at Mud Endeavor

Runners by the thousands muck it up at Mud Endeavor

DADE CITY — The second Mud Endeavor, Under the Lights, was held at the Pasco County Fairgrounds on Saturday evening with a record crowd of about 3,000 runners, according to event founder and organizer Randy Yoho. ...
Published: 07/25/14

Brandon doctor gets 20 years in pill mill case

A Brandon doctor was sentenced today to 20 years in federal prison on pill mill charges, U.S. Attorney A. Lee Bentley III said.
Published: 07/24/14

Police academy report cites conflicts among staff

NEW PORT RICHEY — An internal review of Pasco-Hernando State College’s law enforcement academy revealed “a pervasive atmosphere of conflict and distrust,” particularly between two instructor coordinators, according to a co...
Published: 07/24/14

Two people killed in Pasco crash

Two people were killed this morning when their vehicle was involved in a four-car collision in Hudson, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 07/24/14

Man in Pasco jail accused of stealing I.D. information from fellow inmates

LAND O’ LAKES — Even jail inmates aren’t safe from identity theft.
Published: 07/24/14
Pasco youth shelter expansion tied to immigration debate

Pasco youth shelter expansion tied to immigration debate

HOLIDAY — The national debate over who should house the scores of undocumented children fleeing Central America has landed in Pasco County.
Published: 07/23/14
Updated: 07/24/14

Pasco superintendent works on summer lunch bus for a day

HUDSON — A Pasco County school bus, its interior converted into a diner, stopped at a mobile home park off U.S. 19 Wednesday and School Superintendent Kurt Browning, taking on food-service duties for the day, stood ready to serve lunches....
Published: 07/23/14
Silver Dollar Golf Club’s superintendent is dedicated to keeping links lush

Silver Dollar Golf Club’s superintendent is dedicated to keeping links lush

ODESSA — Every morning, Tim Sweet wakes up and checks the Weather Channel. At least a few times.
Published: 07/23/14