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The new Cypress Creek Middle-High School opened earlier this month. Superintendent Kurt Browning hopes a stand-alone middle school can open on the site on Old Pasco Road by 2019.

Plans for new Cypress Creek Middle School placed on fast track

With approval of increased impact fees in hand, Pasco County schools superintendent Kurt Browning said he plans to "fast track" construction of a new middle school serving Wesley Chapel and surrounding areas. "My hope is to get that up and open by 2019," Browning said of the school, which would rise on Old Pasco Ro …

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  1. Man found floating in 'Cotee River in New Port Richey

    Public Safety

    NEW PORT RICHEY — A body was found floating in the Pithlachascotee River on Tuesday morning, police said.

  2. Fire at Wesley Chapel home leads to discovery of marijuana plants

    Fire

    WESLEY CHAPEL — A fire that broke out Monday at a Wesley Chapel home led to the discovery of a room with marijuana plants, the Pasco Sheriff's Office said.

  3. Hometown Pasco for Aug. 25

    Human Interest

    We want your news!

    Hometown Pasco is devoted to everyday life in our county, whether it's snapshots from your family reunion, recreational sporting event, news from your last club meeting or just a few lines thanking someone for a job well done. You can contact Hometown Pasco news coordinator Jean Hamilton …

    Elks support softball team: New Port Richey Elks Lodge 2284 recently presented a check for $500 to its 60-plus men’s softball team. The donation will be used to purchase socks and shorts for the team’s uniforms. Barbara Rodgers, exalted ruler, presented the check to members of the team. From left are: Vincent Stroble, Rodgers, Rick Bertram (captain) and Jeff Holden.
  4. Pasco County real estate transactions for Aug. 25, 2017

    Real Estate

    DADE CITY

    11825 Justamere Ln., to Cassandra A. Jara & Reinaldo H. Jara by Linda S. Smith & Thomas E. Smith, $485,000, 7/26/2017.

  5. Pasco EDC names business incubator head in Dade City, will open second site

    Business

    Pasco County economic development officials are busy reigniting their business start-up resources following the departure earlier this year of Krista Covey, who ran the Pasco Economic Development Council's SMARTStart business incubator in Dade City.

    Andrew Romaner was promoted this summer to serve as program director of the Dade City SMARTStart Entrepreneur Center, a start-up incubator service of the Pasco Economic Development Council. He succeeds Krista Covey, who relocated to Texas for another startup position. [Courtesy of Pasco EDC]
  6. Plans for new Cypress Creek Middle School placed on fast track

    K12

    With approval of increased impact fees in hand, Pasco County schools superintendent Kurt Browning said he plans to "fast track" construction of a new middle school serving Wesley Chapel and surrounding areas.

    The new Cypress Creek Middle-High School opened earlier this month. Superintendent Kurt Browning hopes a stand-alone middle school can open on the site on Old Pasco Road by 2019.
  7. At Bayonet Point Middle School, solar eclipse becomes a lesson

    K12

    NEW PORT RICHEY — At 2:30 Monday afternoon, students and faculty members streamed out of their classrooms and onto the athletic fields at Bayonet Point Middle School. The attraction: the solar eclipse.

    Isiah Echevarria, 10, left, and Andy Shaw, 11, right, take in the solar eclipse during a schoolwide viewing Monday afternoon at Bayonet Point Middle School in New Port Richey. "It's pretty cool," said Andy, 11. "This is actually my first eclipse. The next eclipse won't be for at least 30 years."