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San Antonio mayor arrested on DUI charge

San Antonio mayor arrested on DUI charge

NEW PORT RICHEY — San Antonio Mayor Tim Newlon’s blood-alcohol content was over twice the legal limit when he was arrested around midnight Thursday and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a Pasco County Sheriff’s...
Published: 12/18/14

Most Pasco high schools earn top grades

LAND O’ LAKES — Most high schools in Pasco County earned an A or a B for the 2013-14 academic year and none earned a D or F, according to data released Thursday morning by the Florida Department of Education....
Published: 12/18/14
County OKs building permit for Wesley Chapel hockey complex

County OKs building permit for Wesley Chapel hockey complex

WESLEY CHAPEL — Pasco County will soon be home to the largest ice hockey facility in Florida.
Published: 12/18/14

Gulfside Elementary principal placed on leave

HOLIDAY — The principal at Gulfside Elementary has been placed on paid administrative leave after a teacher made a complaint about him, the Pasco County School District reported.
Published: 12/17/14

Man accused of damaging Anclote Cemetery gravestones

HOLIDAY — The Pasco Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with extensive vandalism at Anclote Cemetery.
Published: 12/17/14
Pasco man who designed interrogation techniques says he raised concerns to CIA

Pasco man who designed interrogation techniques says he raised concerns to CIA

James Mitchell, the Pasco County man who helped create the interrogation techniques at the heart of a five-year, $40 million investigation by Senate Democrats, and who took part in the waterboarding of the mastermind of 9/11, says he is not a victim,...
Published: 12/17/14

Woman struck, killed walking across U.S. 19 in NPR

A pedestrian was struck by an SUV and killed while crossing U.S. 19 in New Port Richey on Tuesday, police said.
Published: 12/17/14
Tami Lynn, Matthew Colthup team up for NPR concert

Tami Lynn, Matthew Colthup team up for NPR concert

NEW PORT RICHEY -- Fans in New Port Richey got a real treat when renowned singer Tami Lynn and guitarist Matthew Colthup performed in concert.
Published: 12/17/14

School board asks state to delay new student assessment

LAND O’ LAKES — Frustrated by how Florida uses high-stakes testing, the Pasco County School Board approved a letter Tuesday evening calling on Gov. Rick Scott and state lawmakers to re-evaluate and put on hold a new student assessment b...
Published: 12/17/14

County scarps contract for Wesley Chapel baseball complex

NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco commissioners terminated their contract with retired baseball star Gary Sheffield and his business partner and will seek new bids in 2015 to develop a multimillion dollar sports park in Wiregrass Ranch....
Published: 12/17/14

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