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2017 Pasco County Republican Party Ronald Reagan Day Dinner with Keynote Speaker Congressman Brian Mast

The Reagan Day Dinner was held on Saturday, October 28, 2017, located at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Avenue, New Port Richey, FL. There was s Social hour with hors d'oeuvres, followed by the Dinner. Honored Guests included: U.S. Congressman Gus Bilirakis U.S. House [...]

Avalon Park West Lands First Tenant for New Downtown Center, Lease Deal with Power Martial Arts Pushes Downtown Closer to Opening in Wesley Chapel

The opening of the first downtown building at Avalon Park West became clearer as the first tenant has agreed to occupy space. Power Martial Arts has signed a five-year lease to occupy 2,500 square feet of space in Downtown Avalon Park West. That building will break ground in [...]

Local Girls Train with U.S. Women’s National Team - Girls Hockey Weekend at Florida Hospital Center Ice

By   Twelve members of the U.S. Women’s National Team, as well as head coach Robb Stauber and assistant coach Paul Mara, today hosted a free on-ice clinic in celebration of IIHF World Girls Ice Hockey Weekend. The clinic, which was held at [...]

Margaret Mason and her Family Celebrate her 100th Birthday at Benedetto’s Ristorante Italiano, Just like her 95th and her 90th...

Margaret Mason and her family had a fantastic time celebrating her 100th Birthday at Benedetto’s Ristorante Italiano located at 21529 Village Lakes Shopping Center Drive in Land O'Lakes. This has turned into quite the family tradition with Margaret previously celebrating her 95th [...] 

Brodi Swain Donates Toys from his Birthday Party to Kids in Puerto Rico Who Lost Everything in Hurricane Maria

Brodi Swain is your typical young boy that looks forward to his Birthday and the gifts he will receive from his friends and family but this, his 7th Birthday, he wanted something special. Brodi wanted everyone to get a gift to be shared with the kids in Puerto Rico that have [...]

Congressman Gus Bilirakis, Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce, and PHSC presents Job Fair, at PHSC

Congressman Gus Bilirakis, Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce, and PHSC presented a Job Fair at Pasco Hernando State College, Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch, 2727 Mansfield Boulevard, Wesley Chapel, [...]

Pasco Economic Development Council 31st annual Awards and Trade Show

 The Pasco Economic Development Council hosted its 31st annual Awards and Trade Show on Thursday, August. 31, 2017, located at Saddlebrook Resort and Spa. The evening at Saddlebrook Resort and Spa opened with a reception at 5 p.m., followed by the awards [...]

Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Briefing, Guest Speaker Audi Wesley Chapel

The Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce held its monthly Economic Development Briefing on Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 11:30am to 1:00pm, located at Pebble Creek, 10550 Regents Park Dr. Tampa, FL 33647. The Guest Speaker this month was Audi Wesley Chapel, they [...]

Pasco Citizens Donates, Wesley Chapel Nissan Transports Food, Clothes and Toiletries to Victims of Hurricane Irma

Residents in Pasco County are getting donations together to help their neighbors in need -- everything from clothes to food and cleaning supplies. The lot looked a bit different at Wesley Chapel Nissan Thursday. People there were not looking for a new car; rather, they were volunteers wanting [...]

Update Tuesday Sept 12, 6:03pm: Pasco County Storm Related Debris Removal for Residents. County will require debris to be placed at the curb

Pasco County Utilities, Solid Waste and Resource Recovery Department, will begin debris removal starting the week of Monday, September 18, 2017.  In preparation for the removal, Pasco County homeowners must have all debris materials brought to the curb or roadside for pickup. [...]

Update Tuesday Sept 12, 4:45pm: Pasco County Residents Seeking Shelter Must Meet Criteria to be Accepted

Pasco County Government is working to return those housed in a shelter to their homes as it becomes safe to do so. For those residents seeking shelter, please first attempt to find shelter with relatives or friends. If that is not an option, citizens can self-evacuate to the [...]

Pasco County and Entire Tampa Bay Area Braces for Impact of Hurricane Irma See Hour by Hour Rain and Wind Estimates for Central Pasco

Ever since Hurricane Andrew, Florida mandated the most stringent building codes in the U.S. Since 2001, structures must be built to withstand winds of 111 mph and up. Here is some information Compiled by as of 3 am Sept 10, 2017 from

Pasco County Issues Local State of Emergency Hurricane Irma Expected to bring High Wind; Heavy Rain

The Pasco County Board of County Commissioners has issued a Local State of Emergency for Pasco County. The declaration allows the County Administrator and Assistant County Administrator for Public Safety to waive everyday procedures and do what they feel is necessary to [...]

Pasco County Sandbagging Stations - Sandbag Sites are Open Daily from 8 a.m. to Midnight

PASCO COUNTY, FL ---- Pasco County Government sandbag stations will be open daily from 8 a.m. until midnight to help residents protect their property from potential flooding ahead of Hurricane Irma. Sandbags are available at the following locations, until further notice: [...]

Fundraising Kickoff in Support of Pasco County Commissioner Mike Wells with Elected Officials and Community Leaders

Pasco County Commissioner, District 4, Vice Chairman Mike Wells held his Campaign Kickoff and Fundraising Reception on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, located at Phi Delta Kappa House, 11301 Phi Delt Way, Odessa, Florida. The Republican Party was out in full force [...]

Only 100% Totality Good Enough For Once-in-a-Lifetime Total Solar Eclipse Event (Photos by Susan Nelson)

On June 8, 1918 a Total Solar Eclipse passed directly over Tampa but this time we weren’t that lucky. Millions viewed the  experience but most in locations that were less than optimal. Well that simply was not good enough for Susan Nelson of Nelson’s Cleaning Service  [...]
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