Development coming by Lexington Oaks

New development is headed to vacant land fronting the Lexington Oaks subdivision. The Pasco County Commission approved a change to the county’s comprehensive land use plan, and a zoning amendment, to allow for the development of a residential and commercial project at Lexington Oaks Boulevard and Wesley Chapel Boulevard. The boulevard is within the wider Wesley Chapel area, at the epicenter … [Read more...]

Election Day brings out voter passions

The line of voters stretched down the sidewalk at The Groves in Land O’ Lakes, as people waited patiently for the doors to open at 7 a.m. Even after voting began, the line continued to swell. Long lines also formed at Lexington Oaks, off Wesley Chapel Boulevard. By 9 a.m., the line in Lexington Oaks was gone, replaced by a late morning trickle of people coming and going. Wesley Chapel … [Read more...]

Local author is inspired by mysterious phenomenon

The notion of writing about “things that go bump in the night” is not a new idea for novelists. Many authors have used the presence of unexplained sounds to help create a sense of suspense for their readers. But, in the case of Alicia White, an author who lives in Wesley Chapel, it was a sound that she actually heard — similar to a sonic boom — that sparked the the idea for her first novel, … [Read more...]

Burgess won’t defend Duke Energy, despite donation

A state regulatory agency ordered the company to refund $54 million to customers last week, yet many Duke Energy customers remain unhappy about being charged for $3.2 billion in failed nuclear power plant projects. And one candidate for the Florida House is feeling the heat. Danny Burgess, the former Zephyrhills mayor looking to replace Will Weatherford in Tallahassee, had to answer some … [Read more...]