Automotive section launches today

This week The Laker/Lutz News is expanding our business coverage with a new automotive section that we’re calling “autoMOTIVES.” We emphasize the word “MOTIVES” because we believe this section’s outstanding content will educate and motivate you to keep up with the latest automotive trends, and help you decide what is the best vehicle for you and your loved ones. Our editor is Nitish Rele, an … [Read more...]

Pinewood Derby offers Cub Scouts fast fun

Cars zoomed down a 34-foot-long track at Lake Myrtle Elementary School on Feb. 24, during Cub Scout Pack 323’s Pinewood Derby Cup Series. Sixty-five Cub Scouts, from the Land O’ Lakes pack, tested their racing skills as they pitted cars they had designed against each other. Contestants had to create their models from pinewood, add wheels and weights, and give them a paint job, too. Then, … [Read more...]

Dairy Queen firming up Land O’ Lakes location

Ever get that hungry feeling for a frozen Mint Oreo Blizzard, but didn't want to drive all the way to Wesley Chapel to get it? The Terra Bella area of Land O' Lakes, where a new apartment community was just announced last week, could very well have a Dairy Queen come in on its coattails. Robin Kendall of EMK Consultants of Florida is set to meet with Pasco County officials next week behind … [Read more...]

Central Pasco’s Business Expo kicks off Friday

Food, businesses, and did we mention food? The Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce's Community Spotlight Business Expo 2014 kicks off today beginning at 4 p.m., at the Land O' Lakes Recreation Complex. The annual event helps bring area businesses to the forefront, encouraging residents to "shop local first." Tables and booths will be set up, introducing and re-introducing them to … [Read more...]