Pasco County ‘hottest county around,’ commission chairman says

When Pasco County Commission Chairman Mike Moore moved to the county in 2007, it was a different place. When he arrived, the State Road 54/56 corridor — with it shopping malls, restaurants, car dealerships, hotels, residential subdivisions, medical offices, state college and industrial development — looked nothing like it does today. The Shops at Wiregrass wasn’t even there yet, recalled … [Read more...]

JCPenney announces 250 jobs

JCPenney stores in the Tampa Bay area, including Pasco County, are taking applications for 250 jobs, according to an email announcement from the national department store chain. Many jobs are part-time, but company officials say most positions can be stepping stones to longtime careers with Penney’s. Stores are hiring now as they gear up for back-to-school shoppers, according to the company … [Read more...]