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Susan Davidson, 60, with her grandchildren Amelia Bader, 4, and Andrew Bader, 2, tried to keep a carjacker out of her minivan by spraying him with gasoline.WTSP

Pasco grandmother recounts carjacking

HUDSON — Susan Davidson is just thankful her grandchildren are all right. They were buckled in the back seats of a minivan Davidson was fueling when a man carjacked the vehicle Sunday night, taking the kids and leaving the grandmother in shock at the gas pump. "I was in total panic," Davidson, 60, said Tuesday at h …


  1. Pasco deputies search for bank robber


    NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco County sheriff's deputies were looking for a man who robbed a bank Wednesday afternoon.

    A man entered a TD Bank at 8923 Old County Road 54 around 2:30 p.m. and demanded money from the teller, sheriff's officials said. [Pasco County Sheriff's Office]
  2. Pasco letters: Mariano's persistence on SunWest is appreciated


    Support for park is appreciated

    I refute C.T. Bowen's May 15 column about the new SunWest park in Hudson. Where he sees petulance in Commissioner Jack Mariano's support of SunWest, I see persistence, a quality needed when dealing with government. Perhaps the amount of money is too many public dollars and …

  3. Pasco County's top-ranking high school graduates


    Anclote High

    Valedictorian: Ashley McCorry
  4. Pasco business uses thermoplastics to make house numbers shine at night


    NEW PORT RICHEY — As the longtime owner a roof-cleaning company, Dante Rodriguez has rubbed elbows with lots of homeowners associations and with homeowners. He has learned about their concerns.

    Among them?

    Dante Rodriguez, 49, owns Bay Area Thermoplastics and its parent company, Bay Area Roof Cleaning Company, Inc.
  5. Pasco County real estate transactions for May 29

    Real Estate


    35216 Burlwood Ln., to Arthur J. Lance & Valerie K. Lance by Edmund Emory Allen & Mary Susan Allen, $421,500, 5/7/2015.

  6. Local churches offer Bible-based summer schools, camps


    This time of year, as students trade their backpacks for flip-flops, many parents ask themselves: What will my kids do all summer?

  7. Pasco's tax rolls show 4 percent growth

    Local Government

    Pasco's property values are up $875 million for the coming budget year, a 4.3 percent over the current tax rolls, according to preliminary estimates from Pasco Property Appraiser Mike Wells.