Monday, August 20, 2018


Phyllis Day

Phyllis Day

Phyllis Day started working at the Times in February 2000. She works for the Hernando Times regional edition, writing entertainment stories for the Hernando Things to Do page, and puts together various listings for clubs, events, government meetings and other happenings in Hernando County.

Pasco Briefs for Aug. 24

COUNTYWIDETax collector hosts shoe, sock collectionThe Pasco County Tax Collector’s Office is participating in the annual "Two Good Soles" campaign, a collaborative effort between Pasco County government...
Updated: 3 hours ago

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Aug. 24

BenefitsCasino Night: This benefit event will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 24 at Wesley Chapel Nissan, 28519 State Road 54, Wesley Chapel. It will benefit Clerks For a Cure, Rotary Club of Wesley Chapel’s...
Updated: 3 hours ago

Pasco Events for Aug. 24

24 FridayPomegranate Field Day: The Florida Pomegranate Association hosts. Visitors can tour the grove, which was once a citrus grove. There will be a field talk by manager Joseph Alexander, Q&A with...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Students and teachers dance and throw confetti during the \u201CA\u201D School Celebration at Westside Elementary on Aug. 11 to celebrate students, teachers and families.

Hernando’s Westside Elementary celebrates its A grade

SPRING HILL — Only a few years ago, Westside Elementary was struggling. During the 2013-14 school year, the school received a D grade from the state. It would have been an F if not for the state’s "safety net" rule, which prevents schools from...
Updated: 4 hours ago

County installs new traffic light in Zephyrhills

ZEPHYRHILLSNew traffic signal at Eiland and HandcartPasco County officials installed a new traffic signal Monday at Eiland Boulevard and Handcart Road in Zephyrhills.After numerous requests for a...
Published: 08/14/18

Pasco Political Notebook for Aug. 17

Republican Club hosts candidate forum at meetingThe West Pasco Republican Club will host an "Election Extravaganza" candidate forum at its meeting Aug. 21 at Heritage Springs Country Club, 11345 Robert Trent Jones Parkway, Trinity. A social...
Published: 08/13/18
Updated: 08/15/18

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Aug. 17

BenefitWine for a Purpose!: This fundraising event will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 18 at Beach House Assisted Living and Memory Care at Wiregrass Ranch, 30070 State Road 56, Wesley Chapel. Enjoy wine and...
Published: 08/13/18

Pasco Briefs for Aug. 17

COUNTYWIDEPasco elections chief says system appears secureIn light of possible threats to elections security nationwide, Pasco County Supervisor of Elections Brian Corley issued a statement Monday saying the county’s...
Published: 08/13/18

Pasco Events starting Aug. 17

17 FridayGFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club Summer Flea Market Fundraiser: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Old Lutz Schoolhouse, 18819 U.S. 41, Lutz. (813) 786-8461.18...
Published: 08/10/18
Updated: 08/13/18
Courtesy of Keith Olsen
Tevye (Vince Vanni) and the cast of Fiddler on the Roof, sing \u201CTo Life\u201D in Live Oak Theatre\u2019s 2013-14 season.
Live Oak Theatre Company has announced its 2018-19 season of shows, which will be presented at the group\u2019s new building in Brooksville. LOT, now in its ninth year, has presented hit musicals such as \u201CFiddler on the Roof\u201D, \u201CThe Secret Garden\u201D and \u201CAnnie\u201D.
Courtesy of Keith Olsen

Live Oak Theatre announces 2018-19 season

BROOKSVILLE — Live Oak Theatre Company has announced the 2018-19 season of shows and audition dates.The season includes three productions:• Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, will be presented weekends, Nov.
Published: 08/06/18