Suncoast Parkway popular during its first week of use
||Opening the door on a new dome
[Times photo: Kevin White]
Winifred Rood opens the airlock-style door between the pool and locker rooms at the Hernando County YMCA on Friday. The pool is covered by a dome, which is supported by air. Vandals damaged the dome in December, and a new dome was finished Thursday at a cost of $53,000.
Usage is higher than expected, but officials say traffic could slip after drivers start paying tolls.
Despite rainfall, normal water levels still far off
All the rain of last weekend had a noticeable change to the drought maps, but don't be fooled. The North Suncoast still needs rain.
Dinner theaters latest show is the hottest ticket in town
The honchos at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre were surprised that their current show, Some Like It Hot, turned out to be such a big hit with audiences. Unlike the theater's other three blockbusters -- La Cage aux Folles, Can-Can and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas -- the musical version of Some Like It Hot isn't all that well known.
Man guilty in attacks on wife, officers
BROOKSVILLE -- A man previously convicted of killing his wife pleaded guilty to multiple charges Friday stemming from an incident when his new wife told police he also threatened to kill her.