Pasco Area News


07/01/2015 09:19 PM
Sparklebration promises plenty of food, fun and fireworks at Pasco fairgrounds - Tampabay.com

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Sparklebration promises plenty of food, fun and fireworks at Pasco fairgrounds
Tampabay.com
Sparklebration starts at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Pasco County Fairgrounds, 6722 State Road 52, Dade City. Admission is $5; free for ages 12 and younger. Parking is $5. Festival seating. Chairs and blankets welcome. Personal fireworks, pets, alcohol ...



06/16/2015 08:34 PM
Pasco deputies to be featured on 'COPS' - Bay News 9

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Pasco deputies to be featured on 'COPS'
Bay News 9
For the first time the Pasco County Sheriff's office is going to be featured on the show "COPS." It's already released a tease video of the upcoming episode. It's a taste of what Pasco County deputies deal with every day. Not many of us get to see this ...
Pasco sheriff hopes 'Cops' episodes will highlight work of deputies, help ...Tampabay.com (blog)

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06/16/2015 11:21 PM
Pasco resident contracts flesh-eating bacteria - WTSP 10 News

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Pasco resident contracts flesh-eating bacteria
WTSP 10 News
Pasco County, Florida -- A health alert for anyone who might be thinking about taking a dip or going out to eat. Cases of a flesh-eating bacteria are on the rise – with one case here in the Bay area. Health officials confirm a person from Pasco County ...



07/01/2015 09:26 PM
Many Pasco County government offices closed July 3 - Tampabay.com

Many Pasco County government offices closed July 3
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The Pasco County parks and recreation centers also are closed today, but the parks and beaches are open to the public from dawn to dusk. ... Living Healthy was developed at Stanford University and is licensed in Florida through the Department of Health.



06/26/2015 10:45 AM
SWFWMD Defers Approval for Pasco County Timber Oaks Stormwater Project - Florida Water Daily

SWFWMD Defers Approval for Pasco County Timber Oaks Stormwater Project
Florida Water Daily
The agenda for the 6/23/2015 Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) Governing Board meeting included a staff recommendation to provide out-of-cycle funding for a $13M project to alleviate flooding in the Timber Oaks neighborhood of ...



06/18/2015 09:35 PM
Man on death row for Pasco County murder to be set free - TBO.com

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Man on death row for Pasco County murder to be set free
TBO.com
TALLAHASSEE – A man on death row for the murder of a Pasco County waitress will soon walk free. The Florida Supreme Court ruled today that there wasn't enough evidence to convict Derral Hodgkins for the 2006 murder of 46-year-old Teresa Lodge.
Man on death row for Pasco murder to be set freeWTSP 10 News

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07/05/2015 05:04 AM
Many Pasco County positions remain unfilled - TBO.com

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Many Pasco County positions remain unfilled
TBO.com
The commissioners will consider sweeping changes to how they fund the county's Parks and Recreation Department, but they will do it without input from a parks director. And they will appoint an oversight committee to manage the county's new economic ...



06/12/2015 11:04 AM
Pasco County Public Works Proposes Stormwater Fee Increase - Florida Water Daily

Pasco County Public Works Proposes Stormwater Fee Increase
Florida Water Daily
Pasco commissioners will consider raising the county's stormwater fee more than 20 percent for the first time in eight years. The county charges a $47 non-ad valorem assessment for each household, or equivalent residential unit, in the county. Public ...

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06/25/2015 02:14 PM
Bacteria advisory issued for Pasco beach - WFLA

Bacteria advisory issued for Pasco beach
WFLA
The Florida Department of Health in Pasco County has issued an advisory for Robert J. Strickland Beach which is located at 6345 Clark St in Hudson. Based on the marine water bacterial indicator that has been recommended by the EPA for Enterococcus, ...

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07/03/2015 05:07 AM
Wanted in Pasco: Tourists with canine companions - TBO.com

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Wanted in Pasco: Tourists with canine companions
TBO.com
“Visit Pasco is encouraging residents to parade their pooches prominently on Visit Florida's new 'Dogs-Love-Florida' website,” said Ed Caum, tourism manager for Visit Pasco. “Look for Team Tourism's Pasco Pups on our Visit Pasco Facebook page.”.