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2012 Zephyrhills Police Awards winners announced

2012 Zephyrhills Police Awards winners announced

Zephyrhils, Florida -- The Zephyrhills Police Department congratulates the following employees for receiving awards for 2012:

Officer of Year ---- Lt. Derek Brewer

Civilian of Year ---- Debbie Ocasio

Volunteer of Year – Charlotte Scott

Employee Recognition Award        Unit Citation

Gary Smith                                           Communications Section

Christopher McClintock

Matthew Hillen

Reward offered for info leading to arrest of murder suspect

Reward offered for info leading to arrest of murder suspect

Hudson, Florida -- Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest of a man suspected of murder.

Authorities say Robert Allen Shelly stabbed 53-year-old Darrell Bland Friday at a homeless camp in Hudson.

Pasco deputies say Shelly, 50, may be armed with a Bowie knife and should not be approached if seen. He is described as 6'2", approximately 220 pounds, with a medium build, blond hair and blue eyes.

Andrew "Drew" Pittman joins Pasco EDC

Andrew "Drew" Pittman joins Pasco EDC

Lutz, Florida -- A man who has been compared to Warren Buffet and whose family has a historical connection to the county is joining the Pasco Economic Development Council, Inc.

Andrew V. "Drew" Pittman has joined the Pasco EDC Board of Directors and says he's ready for the opportunity.

"It's an exciting time to be involved in Pasco," Pittman said. "Pasco County is on the move and I am looking forward to helping contribute to the growth, development, and creation of jobs here in the community I grew up in."

SB Mfg., LLC to hire 75 people by 2015

SB Mfg., LLC to hire 75 people by 2015

Pasco Co., FL-- The Pasco Economic Development Council, Inc. announced Monday that SB Mfg., LLC has chosen to locate in Dade City after considering several locations in Kentucky and Ohio and Florida.

SB Mfg., LLC  will operate out of the Dade City Business Center in Pasco, and will be hiring 75 people at average annual wages of $40,000 by 2015.

Students headline Habitat International Youth Leadership Conference

Students headline Habitat International Youth Leadership Conference

Atlanta, Georgia - Habitat for Humanity International chose three local students from youth all across the United States to speak at their annual youth leadership conference from Nov. 2-4.