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11/09/2021 – Chamber awards banquet

Originally Posted SEPTEMBER 21, 2021 BY MARY RATHMAN Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce’s “Award Winning Z’Hills” is now scheduled for Nov. 9 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Southport Springs Golf & Country Club, 3737 Southport Springs Parkway in Zephyrhills. The banquet is held to show appreciation for members and the community, and to bestow awards in…

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Chalk Talk 10/06/2021

Originally Posted OCTOBER 5, 2021 BY MARY RATHMAN ABC Program is a benefit Pasco County Tax Collector Mike Fasano’s five offices this summer collected donations for the Pasco County School District’s ABC (Assist, Believe & Care) Program. The program was created to provide financial assistance to students and their families who are experiencing economic hardship, especially when…

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Dade City Commission renews administrative contracts, other business items

Originally Posted OCTOBER 5, 2021 BY KEVIN WEISS The Dade City Commission tackled a number of business items during a Sept. 27 regular meeting at City Hall. This included finalizing administration-level employment contracts for its city attorney and finance officer, among other actions, respectively. Commissioners approved a one-year agreement with Thomas Thanas, through the Bradenton-based firm of…

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Moffitt CEO shares new details on major Pasco County project and cell therapies

Originally Posted By Alexis Muellner  –  Editor, Tampa Bay Business Journal on September 16, 2021 A clearer picture is emerging about the buildings to come in the first phase of Moffitt Cancer Center’s 775-acre, long-term development in Pasco County.  In January, Moffitt said it would transform undeveloped land into a significant mixed-use development and massive research and corporate…

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Discovery Behavioral Health opens teen treatment center in Dade City

The 24-bed facility opens amidst increased demand among teens for mental healthcare due to the pandemic. By Rose Wong Originally Published Aug. 19 Updated Aug. 19 on Tampa Bay Times DADE CITY — Discovery Behavioral Health’s new adolescent residential mental health treatment facility plans to welcome its first patients in the next two weeks. The Dade City Discovery…

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Pasco County’s budget picture is brighter than expected

Originally Posted JUNE 15, 2021 BY B.C. MANION Pasco County has received its preliminary assessed values from Pasco County Property Appraiser Mike Wells, and the news is looking good for county coffers. The preliminary numbers show that Pasco County has a $35 billion taxable assessed value, which represents a 10.8% bump over this year, according to Robert…

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Florida officials move forward on Pasco road project abandoned by contractor

Bids are expected this week to complete the diverging diamond interchange at Interstate 75 and State Road 56. D.A.B. Constructors left seven road projects from Hillsborough to Citrus County unfinished By Barbara Behrendt Published August 17, 2021 on Tampa Bay Times WESLEY CHAPEL — State transportation officials set this week as the deadline for receiving new bids…

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