Governor slashes some budget items

Pasco County had some hits and misses in the 2017 state budget. Gov. Rick Scott signed a statewide budget bill of about $82 billion on March 17. But not before he slashed about $256 million in vetoed items, including $11 million sought for the proposed performing arts center at the Pasco-Hernando State College. However, he spared some Pasco projects including $450,000 for repairs and upkeep … [Read more...]

Planners gearing up for Memorial Day parade

Plans are in the works for a Memorial Day parade in Land O’ Lakes that will snake past the Baldomero Lopez Memorial Veterans Nursing Home at 6919 Parkway Blvd. The parade will be on May 26 beginning at 8 a.m.. It will start at Dupree Lakes Boulevard, off Collier Parkway, and end just past the nursing home. The Knights of Columbus Assembly 2741 and Council 8104 are organizing the parade, … [Read more...]