1. Republicans Troy Stevenson, Seth Weightman and Christie Zimmer are running for District 2 on the Pasco County Commission.
  2. A nurse prepares a monkeypox vaccine at the Pride Center at Equality Park in Wilton Manors, Florida, on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. It's difficult to find a vaccine in Tampa Bay.
  3. A medical laboratory technician picks up a reactive to test suspected monkeypox samples at the microbiology laboratory of La Paz Hospital on June 6, 2022, in Madrid, Spain. Florida has the third-highest number of monkeypox infections in the United States.
  4. Gary Bradford, incumbent Christina Fitzpatrick and Shannon Wittwer are competing in the Republican primary for the District 4 seat on the Pasco County Commission.
  5. A rendering of the new restaurant planned for the Anclote River Park in Pasco County.
  6. Executive Director Rui Farias stands in front of a sign for the exhibit, Building the Sunshine City, at the St. Petersburg Museum of History. The museum is offering $6 admission on Sundays through the end of August.
  7. The former Pasco Food Bank building, located on Ehren Cutoff near U.S. 41 in Land O' Lakes, is now home to McGuire,s Beautiful Outdoors Inc. Feeding Tampa Bay closed the warehouse in 2015 and sold the building in 2020 for $890,000.
  8. Two Pinellas-Pasco Circuit judges and a Pinellas County judge are facing challengers in the Aug. 23 primary. Additionally, three attorneys are vying for an open seat on the bench in county court.
  9. Assistant principal Kim Hedgspeth, wearing green, leads the Sanders Memorial Elementary faculty through an hourlong review of Florida's new parental rights laws on Aug. 3, 2022 — their first day back to work for the new school year.
  10. Century Tower sits at the heart of the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, where a new survey suggests faculty morale is at a low point.
  11. A fountain anchors the courtyard at the Hacienda Hotel, a 1920s-era Spanish-Mediterranean revival-style hotel under renovation near the banks of the Pithlachascotee River in downtown New Port Richey.
  12. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's community chart on Friday shows many Florida counties are at "high" risk of COVID-19. Those are the ones colored orange. The "medium" risk counties are colored yellow and "low" risk counties are green.
  13. Stephanie D. Conners has been named as the new chief executive officer of BayCare Health System.
  14. One person is dead after a fire broke out early Friday morning in a Pasco County mobile home.
  15. Carrie Zeisse is president and CEO of Tampa Bay Thrives, a mental health nonprofit that is is suing Vibrant Emotional Health, a New York nonprofit, alleging it breached a contract related to the “Let’s Talk” helpline.
  16. A man in a wheelchair was struck by two vehicles and killed on U.S. 19 in Pasco County on Tuesday night, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.
  17. The character Hiccup is voiced by Jay Baruchel in DreamWorks Animation's "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World." It is among the $2 movies offered this summer as part of Regal's summer family movie promotion every Tuesday and Wednesday.
  18. Pasco County school district negotiator Tom Neesham, left, and his United School Employees of Pasco counterpart, Lynn Cavall, discuss pay proposals during contract talks Tuesday at the school district headquarters.
  19. A woman was walking across a parking lot in New Port Richey on Tuesday, August 2, when she was struck by an armored vehicle and pinned underneath a step into  the front cab.
  20. Pasco County superintendent Kurt Browning, citing a spike in discipline problems in 2021-22, said he doesn't want the trend to continue in the new school year. He called on parents to ensure their children come to school knowing how to behave.
  21. Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidates Nikki Fried, left, and Charlie Crist.
  22. Ryan Naylor, 26, does a breathing treatment while watching TV with his wife at his apartment on Thursday, July 7, 2022 in Port Richey. Naylor does breathing treatments twice per day to help expand his lungs, which were damaged from the 27 blood clots that developed after his Achilles tendon surgery.
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