Business Highlight

  • A Cup of Organic Cafe Celebrates 1st Year Anniversary

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 9:32 am

    July 26th, 2014. Buy One/Get One Drinks between 9:00am-6:00pm. Q & A with Mikes Wells, Jr. between 9:00am-11:00am. Mike is running for Pasco County Commission District 4, the seat currently held by Republican Henry Wilson. A Cup of Organic Café is located at 33204 SR 52, Saint Leo, Florida 33576. 813-546-6659

    Read Full Story
  • Grand Opening Saturday, July 26, 6PM-10PM at Nana Jo’s Cafe

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 9:26 am

    Meet the new owners Bobbi Jo and Vicki (Nana) Allbritton Florence lampro and daughters Shelby Brittany and Tiffany along with Lisa Stanley Cramer of the newest restaurant to open in Dade City. Enjoy delicious home made dishes by Bobbi Jo at the most friendliest place in town. Warm, friendly and full of comfort food “just like mama makes”, you’re sure to find something to make you smile. Daily specials and

    Read Full Story

Today's Top Story

Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care Holds Founder’s Day Celebration On July 8

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 8:47 am

More than 150 people attended Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care’s first Founder’s Day celebration, which highlighted the first 25 years of the company. The Founder’s Day event took place on July 8 at Seven Springs Golf and Country Club in New Port Richey.  Originally founded on July 8, 1988 and then known as Central Gulfside Hospice, Gulfside accepted its first hospice patient on July 5, 1989. Through the years,

Read Full Story

Local News

Panther Biologists, Officer Honored by Florida Wildlife Federation

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 9:53 am

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) panther biologists Mark Lotz, Marc Criffield and Dave Onorato recently received the Florida Wildlife Federation’s (FWF) 2014 Wildlife Conservationists of the Year award at the FWF’s 77th Annual Conservation Awards Banquet in Naples. Also honored by the FWF, as its Law Enforcement Officer of the Year, was FWC Officer Lee Lawshe. He was recognized for his exceptional performance and attitude throughout the past

Read Full Story
  • Gem Estates Mobilehome Village Has Surprice Visitor!!

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 11:12 am

    What a surprise, when my neighbor, Janet Clarke knocked on my door to tell me there is an alligator down on Rockford Avenue. I seriously thought “you got to be kidding” but Russ and I got into our golf cart and rode down to Rockford Avenue and sure enough there were 3 sheriff cars blocking the road and 3 sheriffs up by the house trying to capture a 4 foot

    Read Full Story
  • WWII Memorial Rededication – Veterans honored during ceremony

    Posted on June 20, 2014 at 2:28 pm

    photo by Richard K Riley, Trilby –

    The Pasco County World War ll Memorial is located on the bandstand at the Historic Courthouse in Dade City. The memorial contains the names of over 1,855 Pasco County residents who served in World War ll, including 39 who died in the line of duty. The names are on panels which are affixed to the sides of the bandstand. The bandstand was built in 1925 in the hope to attract

    Read Full Story


Angela Cardenas being tested on the sai, during her Black Belt test.

Angela Cardenas Achieves Black Belt

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 9:56 am

11 year old Angela Cardenas, a Pasco Elementary School student, recently reached her goal that she has spent the last 5 years training at Spivey Karate for, her Black Belt. In this day & age, when kids her age are sitting on the couch watching TV or playing games & feeding their face with potato chips, Angela has been choosing the way of the warrior. She has been diligently training

Read Full Story
  • Bart Richter Achieves Green Belt

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 10:38 am

    Bart Richter proudly displays his future Black Belt.

    8 year old Bart Richter has been in training at Spivey Karate for approximately 2 years. He recently passed his test for green belt, which is the half-way point in a martial artist’s journey to their Black Belt. “Bart has shown a great deal of improvement in his training,” said his instructor, William Spivey. Bart was allowed the honor of placing his future Black Belt on the Spivey Karate Black

    Read Full Story
  • Joy Mckinney Earns Black Belt

    Posted on May 20, 2014 at 11:54 am

    Joy McKinney 
holding her Black Belt diploma.

    67 year old Joy McKinney recently earned her Black Belt in Women’s Self Defense after several years of training at Spivey Karate. “Joy is a very determined martial artist,” said her instructor William Spivey. “She just does not give up.” The Ridge Manor resident is also studying Tai Chi, under the guidance of Ms. Linda, at Spivey Karate. She should be achieving her Black Sash sometime this year. Joy will

    Read Full Story


CARES Senior Activities

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 10:04 am

The following CARES Senior Activities are hosted at the Commons on Pretty Pond, 38130 Pretty Pond Road, Zephyrhills. Call 813-788-0471 for more CARES information. FREE DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP is being offered on Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. for six weeks starting August 5th, 2014.  The program is free. Space is limited and reservations are required. Call 813-788-0471. The workshop has proven to be effective for those dealing with Type 2 Diabetes

Read Full Story
  • Restored Hope Resource And Outreach Center  

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 8:44 am

    13703 17Th Street, Dade City Fl 33525 352-437-4815 Volunteer Case managers are needed at Restored Hope to assist those in need in our area with a hand up not a hand out. Our hours are Monday and Thursdays from 9 AM – 1 PM. Restored Hope is a resource and outreach center assisting those in need in Dade City and surrounding East Pasco communities. Some of the services we provide

    Read Full Story
  • Peggy’s Dance Place Costume Clearance Sale

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 8:42 am

    Now thru 24th only, between 9am – 4pm, choose from lots of new costumes – all at 50% Off (only $10 each). Don’t forget our Summer Dance Camp will be going on during these days and times. If you can stop by from 11:15am – 12:00 noon, you can see our new teacher, Miss Jasmine in action. Registration for Fall Classes is now open. Check the website at for

    Read Full Story


Mr. Tommy Will Rock Out For The Second Annual Preschool Palooza!

Posted on July 15, 2014 at 9:08 am

Free children’s back to school concert with Mr. Tommy The Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties, Inc. will be hosting its second annual Preschool Palooza, a FREE children’s concert in Brooksville on Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place, Brooksville, FL 34601. Mr. Tommy will rock out with the families while children dance and sing.

Read Full Story
  • Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 8:29 am

    Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 37015 Orange Valley Lane, Dade City, 352-567-8424, would like you to join us for services on Palm Sunday at 9:30 am, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday at 6:30 pm, as well as Easter Sunday at 9:30 am. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 37015 Orange Valley Lane, Dade City, 352-567-8424, would like you to join us on Saturday, April 26th at 6 pm for a

    Read Full Story
  • The Brass Tap in Dade City Ribbon Cutting

    Posted on October 30, 2013 at 10:40 am

    Pictured are Brass Tap and Beef O’Brady’s owner (and Chamber Board member) Todd Batchelor, with incoming Chamber Board President Bonnie Krummen, Board members Penny Morrill and Bobby Van Allen, the Chamber Ambassador committee, Chamber members and guests.

    The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting and mixer at The Brass Tap in downtown Dade City. Congratulations to Todd and thanks for your support of our community! Picture by Richard K Riley, Trilby

    Read Full Story

Headlines of the Day