Design work to start on $15.5 million PHSC performing arts center

Design work is expected to get underway soon on a Pasco-Hernando State College performing arts center that is planned for the Cypress Creek Middle High School campus, off Old Pasco Road. The $15.5 million project will be built by the state college, but both the college and Pasco County Schools plan to use the facility for educational programming. Additionally, Pasco County Schools is … [Read more...]

Keeping the church flock safe

While many think of church as a place to lay down one’s burdens, gain spiritual refreshment and find inspiration — a house of worship is also vulnerable to potential violence. Jim Howard, executive director of Trinity Security Allies based in Trinity, knows only too well about that possibility When he was a teenager, living in Texas, his father shot and killed a deacon after church. Howard’s … [Read more...]

More festivals and fun as Halloween approaches

Previously, we published a list of up-and-coming Halloween and fall festival events designed to provide plenty of treats (and a few scares) in October. Those events were fun, but there are others that also deserve attention. So prepare for more games, rides, costumes and maybe a couple of frights over the next couple of weeks. Trinity Fest Generations Christian Church, 1540 Little Road in … [Read more...]

Area prepares for National Day of Prayer on May 1

Former Zephyrhills mayor and current state House candidate Danny Burgess will lead National Day of Prayer activities in his town as part of several events taking place locally on May 1. Burgess will open the Zephyrhills ceremony beginning at 7 p.m. with a prayer for the city as well as the state from Zephyrhills City Hall, 5335 Eighth St. The theme is "One Voice United in Prayer, based on the … [Read more...]