July 1, 2000
130 say they pay price of drought
That is the number of Pasco businesses and households that reported financial losses caused by the dry spell.
Pasco teachers' raise pending
If approved, the increase would be the highest in years. One goal is to keep teachers from slipping away to higher-paying neighboring districts.
Teacher gets new chance to coach
Bill Napolitano, arrested for solicitation in 1998, says he's relieved to be coaching. The district sees no threat to kids.
1950 double wedding yields gold
Two sisters from Chicago who married the same day celebrate golden anniversaries together in Florida.
2 quit Port Richey jobs after 2 weeks
The city was pleased to add two building officials, but now is searching for replacements. Both returned to Pinellas Park.
Missing man turns up in Pensacola
Clifford Hayslette set out from Tampa on May 2 for his daughter's house in Land O'Lakes. But before he got there, he lost his memory.
Vacant home is destroyed; fire is labeled suspicious
ZEPHYRHILLS -- Fire destroyed a double-wide mobile home Thursday night in the Richland community near Zephyrhills.
Candidate pulls out of commission race
NEW PORT RICHEY -- He had only been in the race for a month, and then it was just "for discussion purposes."
Shot at six times, man escapes injury
HUDSON -- A man narrowly escaped injury Thursday night when someone shot at him six times from a white two-door car that was parked in the road, according to a Pasco sheriff's report.
Church seeks to minister to expectant mothers
The First Baptist Church in Zephyrhills recently opened its Pregnancy Care Center. "Our goal is to meet their need . . . and then ultimately reach them with the Gospel," the pastor says.