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Neighbors raise stink over strawberry farm’s pesticide

Neighbors raise stink over strawberry farm’s pesticide

Ronnie Young spent hours over the past couple of weeks knocking on neighbors’ doors. He was not making social calls.
Published: 08/29/15
Updated: 08/30/15
Tampa’s Sulphur Springs neighborhood gets a makeover

Tampa’s Sulphur Springs neighborhood gets a makeover

An all-out effort to enhance Sulphur Springs’ appearance, safety and sense of pride brought together neighborhood residents — many of them children and teens — and volunteers to perform various tasks in the Tampa neighborhood. Sa...
Published: 08/29/15

Riverview mom answering door shot multiple times

A 37-year-old Riverview mother at home with her two children was shot after answering her front door early Saturday, deputies said.
Published: 08/29/15

Zephyrhills plans 2% raise for workers

ZEPHYRHILLS — City leaders this week set next year’s property tax rate with an eye toward giving each of Zephyrhills’ 163 employee a 2 percent raise and $600 cash bonus, making their positions more competitive with those of other...
Published: 08/28/15
New Port Richey streets to turn tropical

New Port Richey streets to turn tropical

NEW PORT RICHEY — Reminiscent of a Key West festival, revelers in this west Pasco County city will pulse with a Caribbean beat during today’s Night in the Tropics.
Published: 08/28/15
Hercules Park deal is no deal, Zephyrhills councilmen say

Hercules Park deal is no deal, Zephyrhills councilmen say

ZEPHYRHILLS — City council members this week made it clear that they do not want to accept a donation of the Hercules Park property, located at State Road 54 and U.S. 301.
Published: 08/28/15
Clinic set to open in northwest Pasco

Clinic set to open in northwest Pasco

HUDSON — A health care group with clinics throughout Pasco County — mostly in the Dade City/Lacoochee area — will begin seeing patients Monday at a new Hudson location.
Published: 08/28/15
Hyde Park Village sees uptick in business openings

Hyde Park Village sees uptick in business openings

As the drone of hammers and drills moves toward conclusion, the ringing of new businesses’ cash registers adds to the sounds of Hyde Park Village.
Published: 08/26/15
Updated: 08/27/15
John Germany, mentor and community builder, dead at 92

John Germany, mentor and community builder, dead at 92

TAMPA — Council members, mayors, congressmen, all revered John F. Germany.
Published: 08/26/15
Updated: 08/27/15
Two men killed in Thonotosassa identified as brothers

Two men killed in Thonotosassa identified as brothers

THONOTOSASSA — The man who was killed in his Thonotosassa mansion on Tuesday was identified Wednesday as Scott Tomlinson, one of the owners of a successful stucco company.
Published: 08/26/15
Updated: 08/27/15