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Rain falls as Jose Ramirez, left, and Ibrahim Saunders pack sandbags at Pasco County Fire Station 17 in New Port Richey on Monday. The rising Anclote River combined with days of heavy rain flooded streets in the area leaving several feet of water in parts of nearby neighborhoods. The flood river was finally lifted Friday.  [BRENDAN FITTERER | Times]

With evacuation order lifted and improved conditions on Anclote, Pasco begins to plan for road repairs

It could cost Pasco County more than $1 million to repair roads damaged by this week's heavy flooding, county officials said Friday. In a special session Friday afternoon, the Pasco County Commission passed a resolution declaring a local state of emergency in an effort to quickly gain access to money that's needed  …

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  1. Charges dropped for man accused of growing 'medically necessary' marijuana

    Criminal

    Matthew Young won't be spending any time in jail for growing medical marijuana, but he says each day continues to be a battle without the drug.

    Matthew Young paid a lawyer $799 to help him get paperwork.
  2. With evacuation order lifted and improved conditions on Anclote, Pasco begins to plan for road repairs

    Weather

    It could cost Pasco County more than $1 million to repair roads damaged by this week's heavy flooding, county officials said Friday.

    Rain falls as Jose Ramirez, left, and Ibrahim Saunders pack sandbags at Pasco County Fire Station 17 in New Port Richey on Monday. The rising Anclote River combined with days of heavy rain flooded streets in the area leaving several feet of water in parts of nearby neighborhoods. The flood river was finally lifted Friday.  [BRENDAN FITTERER | Times]
  3. Pasco man charged in elderly mother's death

    Crime

    Federal officials on Friday took into custody the son of a 91-year-old woman whom neighbors found dead in her New Port Richey home Tuesday morning.

    Bruce Cardon Martin, 55, of New Port Richey, was charged with second-degree murder in connection to the death of his 91-year-old mother, Carolyn Martin. [Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office]
  4. Troopers seek truck involved in fatal hit and run on U.S. 19 in Pasco

    Crime

    A person walking on U.S. 19 in Port Richey was hit by a truck and killed Tuesday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

  5. Elderly woman's death in New Port Richey ruled a homicide

    Crime

    Pasco County sheriff's detectives said Thursday they believe the death of a 91-year-old New Port Richey woman was a homicide.

  6. Pasco County School District 2015-16 calendar

    K12

    Aug. 17-21: Teacher planning days.

  7. Meet Pasco County's new principals

    K12

    Students at these schools will start the 2015-16 academic year with new principals. Here's a look at who these leaders are.

    Fivay High

    Marsha Van Hook

    Angie Stone