County exploring adding a new tax

Pasco County commissioners often talk about making Pasco a premier county. But, even with a rebounding economy, they are facing a financial hurdle in funding the necessities for parks, libraries and emergency management. Looming ahead is a third $25,000 homestead exemption, which is expected to pass in a 2018 voter referendum. If it does pass, Pasco County could lose $8 million in general … [Read more...]

Library is all-in for robotics

  Edgar is a show-off. He flips a large exercise ball into the air with a thumping, quick-action lever. But the roving robot – a compact collection of digitized metal, plastic and wires – would be nothing without his human creators – the Edgar Allan Ohms Robotics Team. The little guy- all 15 pounds or so - couldn’t even whir and zip across the floor without a human programming a … [Read more...]