Region has frigid wake-up call

The new year brought the first blast of winter to Pasco County, and to the Tampa Bay region. Freeze warnings and wind chill advisories rained down daily from the National Weather Service, as frigid air dipped into north and central Florida, and stayed for days. For the first time in decades, Tallahassee had measurable snowfall. Here in Tampa Bay, snow was a no-show, but temperatures … [Read more...]

Radio system improvements planned

Pasco County is replacing dinosaur analog with new age digital. The county is replacing a 26-year-old, outmoded radio communications system. New radios, antennas and cell towers will enhance Pasco County’s public safety coverage. In recent years, the existing system has been plagued with complaints by residents about dropped 911 calls. Todd Bayley, Pasco County’s chief information … [Read more...]