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Property appraiser post draws 2nd candidate

Property appraiser post draws 2nd candidate

TRINITY — A second candidate plans to run for the property appraiser’s seat now held by incumbent Mike Wells Sr.
Published: 01/31/16
Lutz Kmart closing worries residents

Lutz Kmart closing worries residents

LUTZ — Kmart’s trademark rotating blue light alerting customers to in-store discounts will be unplugged permanently at the Lutz store.
Published: 01/30/16
Updated: 01/31/16
River Ridge 10 lead 22 lifters into state final

River Ridge 10 lead 22 lifters into state final

Pasco County will be advancing 22 lifters to next weekend’s girls weightlifting state finals in Kissimmee, just missing the county record of 25 set last winter. Of the 22, 16 will be competing in the 1A meet Friday and the other six in 2A on S...
Published: 01/30/16
Rios murder trial set to begin May 23, but may be delayed

Rios murder trial set to begin May 23, but may be delayed

NEW PORT RICHEY — A trial date for Jason Rios, a New Port Richey man accused of beating to death his mother and 9-year-old niece in February 2015, is scheduled to begin May 23.
Published: 01/30/16
Pasco girl’s lemonade sales help pay for bulletproof vests for K9 units

Pasco girl’s lemonade sales help pay for bulletproof vests for K9 units

NEW PORT RICHEY — Neighborhood children selling lemonade for 50 cents from stands in their front yards is nothing new, but Sophia Contino has taken the age-old concept to another level.
Published: 01/30/16
Sole Democrat joins Pasco commission race

Sole Democrat joins Pasco commission race

TRINITY — The contest to become a Pasco County commissioner is heating up with the addition of the first Democrat in the race.
Published: 01/30/16
Three friends craft plan, start up In the Loop Brewery

Three friends craft plan, start up In the Loop Brewery

LAND O’ LAKES — Friends Mark Pizzurro, Pete Abreut and Joe Traina weren’t thinking about helping to revitalize their community or supporting local businesses when they decided to open a craft beer brewery. ...
Published: 01/30/16
Pasco deputies arrest suspect in Holiday home invasion

Pasco deputies arrest suspect in Holiday home invasion

Pasco Sheriff’s detectives have arrested one of three suspects in the Jan. 28 Holiday home invasion at 3326 Garfield Drive.
Published: 01/30/16

U.S. 98 closed in Lakeland after fatal crash

A portion of U.S. Highway 98 in Lakeland is closed as a fatal crash investigation begins, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 01/29/16
Pasco detectives seek woman sought on eight warrants

Pasco detectives seek woman sought on eight warrants

Pasco County Sheriff’s Office detectives are attempting to locate a 22-year-old Hudson woman who is the subject of eight felony probable cause warrants.
Published: 01/29/16