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Pasco County to open disaster center for Tropical Storm Debby recovery

NEW PORT RICHEY

One-stop shop for relief from storm damage

Pasco County will open a disaster recovery center on Thursday for residents and businesses dealing with the damage from Tropical Storm Debby. The center, which will be located at 4444 Grand Ave., at the corner of Grand Boulevard and Trouble Creek Road, will combine the relief efforts by the federal, state and local governments. "It puts us all into one key facility for people who are having trouble navigating the bureaucracies," said Pasco's Emergency Management director Annette Doying. The office will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays until the disaster response efforts have wrapped up.

LAND O'LAKES

Candidates for sheriff at forum

The Republican Club of Central Pasco will present a forum July 25 for the Republican candidates for Pasco County sheriff. Sheriff Chris Nocco and retired law enforcement officers Roger Fortney and Maurice Radford will discuss their campaign positions and take questions from the audience. A social hour starts at 6 p.m., followed by the club meeting and forum at 7 p.m. at Copperstone Executive Suites, 3632 Land O'Lakes. For information contact Connie Queller at (813) 326-8802.

Inside:

• Zephyrhills' sanitation workers get top marks in city survey. Story, Page 7

• New Port Richey man accused of biting a baby during a fight with a woman. Story, Page 3

• Two teens were arrested after Fourth of July fireworks pranks. Story, Page 3

Pasco County to open disaster center for Tropical Storm Debby recovery 07/10/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 9:17pm]
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