June 3, 2000
|[Times photo: Carrie Pratt]
Richard Frezza of Bugs-Away Pest and Rodent Control checks a planter at the Grand Valley mobile home park in New Port Richey on Friday.
Thirsty pests head indoors for relief
The drought is driving ants, roaches and other assorted bugs indoors in droves. Pest control companies say they are being swarmed with calls for help.
Mayor makes choice on resignation date
Port Richey's elected leader will step down Sept. 5 so she can run for County Commission.
Work to begin on public restrooms
With volunteers doing most of the work, Dade City officials don't know when the restrooms downtown will be opened.
Three charged with robbing convenience store
PORT RICHEY -- Three men were charged Friday in the May 16 armed robbery of a Smart Mart convenience store on State Road 52.
Doctor, hospital deny sponge gaffe
Their attorneys blame the Zephyrhills man who found the sponge in his chest after his surgery.