August 1, 2000
State investigates seizure death of prisoner
||Fire destroys family's home
[Times photo: Janel Schroeder]
Their apartment complex says it is not responsible for fires and gives them seven days to leave.
The man apparently had a seizure while in the shower. An autopsy will be performed, and state prison officials have opened an investigation.
New housing holds torrid pace
Though down 200 from last year's sizzling midyear total, 1,448 permits this year point to continued explosive growth.
HMO refugees run for coverage in other counties
Editor: As you know, the HMOs are pulling out of Hernando County. I am planning to sell my house and move to Pasco so that I will be eligible for an HMO.
Hey, moms: Going back to school not just for kids
Moms from throughout Pasco County are invited to take an important step toward furthering their education and improving their lives at the Second Annual Moms Back to School Night, from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Marchman Technical Education Center in New Port Richey.
Vice mayor flap blurs Port Richey mayoral race
A Port Richey mayoral candidate wants a vice mayor appointed to replace her opponent, who is vice mayor and interim mayor. He says she's just grandstanding.
School board to assess budget
Most of the proposed operating budget will go toward supporting three new schools.
Vaulter grounded by fatigue
DADE CITY -- A week of weightlifting and pole vaulting, capped off by red-eye flights to and from upstate New York, finally wore out Sarah James.
Hambrick may lose starting job in Dallas
Darren Hambrick, voted the best football player in Pasco County history, is disappointing the Cowboys aftermissing off-season workouts.