Friday, April 20, 2018

Pasco News

Pasco deputies seek three witnesses to fatal confrontation

Pasco deputies seek three witnesses to fatal confrontation

ZEPHYRHILLS — The shooting death of a 37-year-old woman early Thursday morning remains under investigation while the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office has released few details about what happened.The incident took place at about 2:15 a.m. at 39829 Otis A...
Published: 04/05/18
Former ranch joins Pasco commerce boom along SR 54

Former ranch joins Pasco commerce boom along SR 54

ODESSA — The former South Branch Ranch could become home to a specialty grocer, a fitness club, a trio of restaurants and retail stores, according to preliminary plans filed with Pasco County.Construction crews already started moving 600,000 cubic ya...
Updated one month ago
New Port Richey business miscue leads to discussion of ‘parklets’

New Port Richey business miscue leads to discussion of ‘parklets’

NEW PORT RICHEY — A national movement to turn public pavement into small public gathering spots, known as parklets, has come to New Port Richey. But the first test model caused quite a stir.The premise of a parklet is to build a structure alongside a...
Updated one month ago
Four vie for two seats on Port Richey City Council

Four vie for two seats on Port Richey City Council

PORT RICHEY — Voters will be picking a new Port Richey City Council member, and an incumbent will seek to hold onto his seat, during the April 10 election. Four candidates will vie for two seats. The top two vote-getters win them. Incumbent and Vice-...
Updated one month ago
Bellamy Brothers let their love flow on Pasco-based reality TV show

Bellamy Brothers let their love flow on Pasco-based reality TV show

DARBY — It has been 42 years since the Bellamy Brothers reached international fame with their hit song, Let Your Love Flow, but they haven’t slowed down since. Despite a busy road schedule, the celebrity brothers from Darby remain true country boys, ...
Updated one month ago
Investigators: Dade City man, 34, had child porn on his computer

Investigators: Dade City man, 34, had child porn on his computer

DADE CITY — A 34-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after investigators said they found dozens of images depicting child pornography on his computer.James Viele Jr. was arrested by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement on charges of child pornogra...
Updated one month ago
Troopers seek vehicle in hit-and-run that injured Dade City pedestrian

Troopers seek vehicle in hit-and-run that injured Dade City pedestrian

DADE CITY — A 49-year-old pedestrian suffered minor injuries in a hit-and-run crash that took place early Wednesday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.The FHP said that shortly after 12:30 a.m., Anthony Crawley was walking southbound on...
Updated one month ago
Rays to Pasco Chamber: We need your help

Rays to Pasco Chamber: We need your help

WESLEY CHAPEL — The pitch from Jason Woody, a member of the Tampa Bay Rays 2020 advisory board, was right down the middle.No curves. He didn’t ask for money or sponsorship pledges or even ticket purchases."You can help the cause by getting our word o...
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Longtime Pasco Circuit judge with ‘zest for life’ dies at 78

Longtime Pasco Circuit judge with ‘zest for life’ dies at 78

WESLEY CHAPEL — Ray E. "Gene" Ulmer Jr., whose nearly four decades as a Pasco-Pinellas Circuit judge made him a fixture in the court, died March 7. He was 78. Judge Ulmer was known for his practical jokes, the wisdom he dished out in court, and later...
Updated one month ago
Chabad Jewish Center celebrates the Passover holiday

Chabad Jewish Center celebrates the Passover holiday

TRINITY — Pasco’s Jewish community came together March 30 to celebrate the Passover holiday with a celebration at the Chabad Jewish Center of West Pasco. More than 120 people attended the event, which included a pre-passover burning of the leavened b...
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