1. Erica McCray, left, an associate dean in the College of Education, meets University of Florida President Ben Sasse moments before Sasse shared his strategic vision for UF during a meeting with faculty on Aug. 25 in Gainesville.
  2. Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Lucy Morgan seen here in the 1980s, multi-tasking.
  3. Pasco's fire tax increase will be slightly smaller than suggested, as will its general tax levy after a marathon budget hearing Tuesday. The increase was sought to keep the fire department solvent and to address employee retention, salary increases and the need for service expanding in the fast-growing county.
  4. Scream-A-Geddon is back for a ninth season. Spread across 60 acres in remote Pasco County, the terror park has haunted houses, a zombie paintball fight and monsters who can kidnap you, with permission.
  5. A non-tropical area of low pressure is expected to form along Florida’s east coast late this week, according to forecasters. Chances are low that the front could develop into a sub-tropical system.
  6. Jesse Pisors was announced as the fifth president of Pasco-Hernando State College on Sept. 19, 2023.
  7. The entrance to the Riverside Village subdivision on Sept. 23, 2021, in New Port Richey. Residents of Heritage Lake and Riverside Village have been fighting the development of the 41-acre Oak Park property that straddles both areas for years.
  8. New Port Richey City Hall . [ALICE HERDEN | Special to the Times]
  9. The entrance to the Riverside Village Estates subdivision is seen Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 in New Port Richey. Residents of Heritage Lake and Riverside Village Estates subdivisions have been fighting the development of a more than 41-acre property that straddles both areas for the past 14 years.
  10. Chris Hilbert, 34, of Tampa, holds up a picture of Reptar on his phone while getting a Reptar tattoo during the 90s Con event at Tampa Convention Center on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023.
  11. Pasco County parent Jessica Wright urges the school board to reject the use of 'Foundations in Personal Finance' by Dave Ramsey during a public hearing on June 20, 2023.
  12. Fifteen of this year's National Merit Scholar semifinalists were at Strawberry Crest High School in east Hillsborough County.
  13. The entrance to Zephyrhills High, where altercations involving 14 students broke out during lunchtime Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023.
  14. Artist rendering of new workforce housing complex club house in proposed by Dominium Development in Holiday. This developer did not seek to use the new Live Local Law to change the land use but followed through with the existing land use change procedure, bringing praise from Pasco commissioners.
  15. Florida Education Commissioner Manny Diaz Jr. speaks at a news conference on legislation affecting teachers as Gov. Ron DeSantis listens on May 9. Diaz's department is facing criticism from school district leaders for giving unclear direction on how to follow the state's new education laws.
  16. The Pasco County School Board, shown at a meeting in January, approved a $1.99 billion budget on Monday.
  17. Pasco County School Board member Colleen Beaudoin pushed to delete a new rule requiring that students' shirts extend to their waist, saying it distracted from instructional time. She got support from two other board members.
  18. An unstilted home that came off its blocks sits partially submerged in a canal in Horseshoe Beach on Sept. 1 — two days after the passage of Hurricane Idalia. A man who crashed into a tree while driving in heavy rain in the Tampa Bay area on Aug. 30 has been declared Florida's fourth death from the Category 3 storm, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Monday.
  19. People affected by an earthquake camp outside their homes, in Moulay Ibrahim village, near Marrakech, Morocco, on Saturday.
  20. Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana will officially open at Epcot on Oct. 16. Guests can explore a walking trail that entertains with water in magical ways, like Moana did with the ocean. The new attraction is in the World Nature neighborhood of Epcot.
  21. The Cinderella Castle is seen at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. This weekend brings Destination D23, the official Disney fan club gathering, for three days of presentations on the company's projects and exclusive shopping opportunities.
  22. Pasco County waste-to-energy plant which is operated by Covanta Corporation in Spring Hill.
  23. Wiregrass Ranch Sports Campus of Pasco County as it looked when it opened in 2020.
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