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Hometown Pasco for June 21

Tax Collector Mike Fasano Announces that $8,463.32 was raised on behalf of Metropolitan Ministries of Pasco, the featured charitable organization at the Pasco County Tax Collector’s Office during April. Metropolitan Ministries is dedicated to providing families in Pasco County with food, shelter and educational programs, with the ultimate goal of helping families get back on their feet and independent. Funds that were raised during the month of April will be used primarily to help feed hungry children. Pictured from left: Tammy Dziedzic, Jose Rodriquez-Sierra, Janet Oroz, Alicia Albanese, Nick Ramirez, Nancy Dougherty of Metropolitan Ministries, Sharon LaDuke, Metropolitan Ministries president and CEO Tim Marks, Tim Couet and Fasano. Courtesy of Greg Giordano
Published Jun. 17

U.S. Air Force Airman Khalus K. Anderson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman also earn four credits toward an associate's degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Anderson is the son of Tyrell P. and step-son of Racquel C. Anderson of Holiday, and grandson of Denetrias Harris-Brown of Clearwater. He is a 2018 graduate of Anclote High School in Holiday.

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  1. Joanne Glenn, Pasco eSchool principal, addresses the eSchool faculty on opening day of teacher preplanning week in 2018. Pasco eSchool is launching its first online dual-enrollment courses in conjunction with Pasco-Hernando State College in the second semester.  GAIL DIEDERICH | Special to the Times
    Students will have access to two sections of two courses — microapplications and public speaking.
  2. The microbrewery Double Branch Artisanal Ales is the first tenant signed at The Grove after the acquisition of the Wesley Chapel shopping center last month by Mishorim-Gold Properties for nearly $63 million. Double Branch Artisanal Ales.
    Mark Gold wants The Grove at Wesley Chapel to become the community’s downtown
  3. Disco Freak will perform music from the 1970s in a free concert Oct. 27 at the South Holiday Library. Pasco County Libraries
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    The driver of a Ford F250 truck took evasive action but collided with the pedestrian, officials say.
  5. Jeffrey D. Senese was inaugurated as Saint Leo University's 10th president. Pictured, Monsignor Robert Morris (left), Class of 1979, and a member of the board of trustees, and D. Dewey Mitchell, chair of the university’s board of trustees, bestow the presidential medallion on Senese. Renee Gerstein and William Speer, Saint Leo University
    New and notes on local businesses
  6. Alec J. Roarks, 27, has resigned his position at Connerton Elementary School.
  7. A driver lost control and plowed into the garage of a townhouse in the 21400 block of Clubside Loop in Land O Lakes. The homeowner was in the garage at the time but was not injured. The driver suffered minor injuries. But the home's occupants had to leave because of the damage. Pasco County Fire Rescue
    The car drove through a garage wall. The homeowner was inside the garage at the time but was not injured.
  8. Charles Jerkins. Pasco County Sheriff
    The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries after a 10-foot-long log was dropped on his legs.
  9. Pasco County Sheriff's deputies lead three teenagers from a Wesley Chapel Publix store after responding to reports that the boys had been showing off handguns there in a Snapchat video. PASCO COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE  |  Pasco County Sheriff's Office
    The three Pinellas boys were apprehended while they were still walking the aisles of the Wesley Chapel store.
  10. Luis Tull, 36, is a suspect in a shooting and carjacking at a Zephyrhills McDonald's on Wednesday night, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office said. Pasco County Sheriff's Office
    Luis Tull, 36, was arrested Thursday after stealing three cars and driving at deputies, drawing their fire, the sheriff says.
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