Nineteen school marching bands from Pasco, Citrus and Hernando counties presented their halftime shows at the Florida Bandmaster Association, District V Marching Band Assessments held Saturday at River Ridge Middle/High in New Port Richey. Six judges rated the bands from fair to superior based on performances in music, marching, visual effects, auxiliary and percussion. Both Zephyrhills and Fivay High (pictured) earned an Excellent overall score. Pasco bands earning the highest overall rating of Superior included J.W. Mitchell, Wiregrass Ranch and Wesley Chapel High.
Halftime honors: Pasco school marching bands compete Saturday
Deputies said Fivay High School teacher Thomas Kovack admitted to recording a 17-year-old student as she changed her shirt.
Investigators say the suspects are connected to the Unforgiven and United Aryan Brotherhood gangs.
The pastor posted a political sign discouraging folks from voting for Democrats. Experts say that likely violated IRS rules.
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Rosalie Contreras of Dade City faces a child abuse charge, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.
Spring Hill theater presentation runs through Dec. 9.
News and notes on local businesses.
County Commissioner Jack Mariano, who sits on the Regional Planning Council, did not bring the proposal to the County Commission because he doesn't want the words climate change used.
Deputies started monitoring school bus stops on U.S. 19 after the Sheriff’s Office heard complaints that drivers aren’t stopping.
Masir White, who was 10 months old, died at the hospital that night, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.