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Pasco sheriff: Landlords held accountable for crimes at rental homes

Pasco sheriff: Landlords held accountable for crimes at rental homes

NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco vowed Wednesday to crack down on landlords who are renting out houses where criminal activity is happening, possibly even seizing the homes.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Pasco County delays work in area of holes at Holiday

HOLIDAY — Pasco County Utilities delivered letters Monday to residents on Torch Street where two holes recently opened, assuring them that nearby work on a sewage pump station won’t resume until geo-tech consultants tell the county how ...
Published: 11/24/14

State: Two children, one from Pasco County, die from flu-related causes

Two Florida children, including one in Pasco County, have died of flu-related causes, the Florida Department of Health reported Monday.
Published: 11/24/14

11 people accused of working as unlicensed contractors in Pasco

NEW PORT RICHEY — The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office on Monday announced that 11 people posing as contractors have been arrested in a recent sting.
Published: 11/24/14
Ronald McDonald Care Mobile pays a visit to Lacoochee Elementary

Ronald McDonald Care Mobile pays a visit to Lacoochee Elementary

LACOOCHEE — Students at Lacoochee Elementary received free medical screenings last week when the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile visited the school, which serves a large population of children from low-income families....
Published: 11/23/14
Land O’ Lakes siblings are finalists in national cooking competition

Land O’ Lakes siblings are finalists in national cooking competition

LAND O’ LAKES — Siblings Catie and Zach Tomasello hope to earn big money, upgrade the cafeterias at their schools and add a dose of culinary acclaim to Pasco County.
Published: 11/22/14

Dialogue moves ahead in St. Leo lawsuit

ST. LEO — Legal wrangling between the city of San Antonio and neighboring town of St. Leo is ongoing, but officials on both sides agree that the towns are working toward an agreement.
Published: 11/23/14

Principals shifting as schools prepare to reopen

LAND O’ LAKES — Mid-year principal changes are being planned as the Pasco County School District prepares for the August reopening of schools that had been closed temporarily for construction projects.
Published: 11/23/14
75 years later, sweethearts still celebrating

75 years later, sweethearts still celebrating

ZEPHYRHILLS — Carl and Shirley Lawley smiled as they fed each other a piece of cake celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary.
Published: 11/23/14

Housing Authority raises hinge on occupancy

DADE CITY — It’s her first week on the job, but Nancy Wesoff, the new executive director of the Pasco County Housing Authority, has the unpleasant task of telling employees they won’t be getting pay raises this year. At least not...
Published: 11/21/14