Bringing history to life: Dade’s Battle

Those who enjoy history and the spectacle of re-enactments may want to make their way to Bushnell in early January to watch the dramatization of a battle that sparked the beginning of the Second Seminole War. Re-enactors will take to the Historic Dade Battlefield to assume the roles of Seminole warriors and American soldiers during the 32nd annual commemoration of Dade’s Battle. The … [Read more...]

Area under strong thunderstorm, lake wind alert

The National Weather Service has issued a strong thunderstorm alert for Southwestern Pasco, Northwestern Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. Meteorologists for the weather service detected thunderstorms three miles southwest of Indian Shores, six miles west of Seminole, moving northeast at 30 mph. Officials say to expect gusty winds 35 to 45 mph, and to slow down when driving through heavy … [Read more...]

Commission candidate among those appointed to planning council

Michael Moore is one of six appointments announced Monday by Gov. Rick Scott to the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council. Moore, who is seeking Pat Mulieri's seat on the Pasco County Commission, is the owner of VR Business Sales/Mergers & Acquisitions of Wesley Chapel. He was appointed for a term that began Monday, and would end in October 2015. Also appointed to seats were John Neal of … [Read more...]

An exceptional school for exceptional children opens in New Tampa

Marilyn Davis, director of Esther’s School in New Tampa, has openings for 30 exceptional students for the 2014/15 school year (starting in August 2014). Spaces are available to early applicants beginning in March. Esther’s School specializes in children with autism, Downs’ syndrome, ADHD and other learning differences. “Each child receives individual attention, impossible in a public school,” … [Read more...]