Media

Halls River project application

The Citrus County Commission denied on April 14 a project application planned for West Halls River Road in Homosassa by a 5-0 vote. A number of environmental groups…

Is Civil War Battleship Photo a Hoax?

John Potter, a Lenoir, North Carolina resident, tells The Associated Press in an exclusive interview that a sought-after photograph of the CSS Georgia, a Civil War battleship, is…

County & Newsmakers

Citrus County’s jobs numbers still high

Citrus County’s jobs numbers still high

For the second month, Citrus County had the second highest unemployment rate in the state,…

Medicaid expansion a big deal

Medicaid expansion a big deal

If Obamacare supporters, and Obama, get their way, Florida's Medicare attitude will affect many other…

Police: Muslims threw Christians overboard during Med voyage

Police: Muslims threw Christians overboard during Med voyage

Muslims throw Christians overboard on boat headed to Italy…

County honors children with proclamation

County honors children with proclamation

Children's Week focuses on improving the health, safety, and well-being of Florida’s children and families…

Business

Citrus County’s jobs numbers still high

Citrus County’s jobs numbers still high

For the second month, Citrus County had the second highest unemployment rate in the state, behind Putnam County’s 8.0 percent. …

NRC approves dismantling old radioactivity sirens

NRC approves dismantling old radioactivity sirens

The NRC has approved the removal of sirens designed to go off to alert the public of radioactivity levels…

Jobs numbers reflect shrinking labor force

Jobs numbers reflect shrinking labor force

A shrinking labor force is said to have led to a reduction in the jobless rate in Citrus and neighboring counties…

PSC approves Duke’s nuclear spent-fuel storage plan

PSC approves Duke’s nuclear spent-fuel storage plan

The state's public utilities commission has approved Duke Energy's plan to hold existing spent nuclear fuel during the plant’s decommissioning…

Jobless rate, labor force see shrinkage

Jobless rate, labor force see shrinkage

While the unemployment rate dipped slightly, Citrus County is continuing to experience a declining labor force…

Opinion

Bills wind way through Legislature

Bills wind way through Legislature

This week, work was focused on committees…

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State

Medicaid expansion a big deal

Medicaid expansion a big deal

If Obamacare supporters, and Obama, get their way, Florida's Medicare attitude will affect many other states…

Nation

‘Suge’ Knight to stand trial on murder, attempted murder charges

‘Suge’ Knight to stand trial on murder, attempted murder charges

Marion “Suge” Knight will stand trial on murder and attempted murder charges…

World

Police: Muslims threw Christians overboard during Med voyage

Police: Muslims threw Christians overboard during Med voyage

Muslims throw Christians overboard on boat headed to Italy…

Et Cetera

NASA to crash spacecraft onto Mercury’s surface

NASA to crash spacecraft onto Mercury’s surface

NASA’s Messenger spacecraft, which made history four years ago when entering the orbit around Mercury, is preparing to crash onto the planet’s surface later this month, NASA…

Citrus County

Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge

Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge

Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1983 for the protection of the West Indian manatee, an endangered species…

Marion County

Marion County: A Short History Lesson

Marion County: A Short History Lesson

Marion County was created in 1844 from portions of Alachua, Orange and Hillsborough counties. In addition, until 1853, Marion County included most of what is now Lake…

Levy County

Levy County history

Levy County history

Levy County, Florida’s 27th county, was formed March 10, 1845. It was named in honor of David Levy Yulee, who is also the namesake of the town…

Suwanee County

Suwannee County

Suwannee County

Suwannee County was founded in 1858 and was named after the famous river which provides the county’s northern and western border. The word Suwannee is thought to…