Media

Early Retirement

Citrus County Administrator Brad Thorpe will retire early due to family medical problems…

Spring 2014 Citizens Academy graduates honored

Spring 2014 Citizens Academy graduates honored

Certificates of Completion were presented to 22 citizens who recently graduated from the Citrus County Citizens Academy…

County

Deputies take out another pot-house operation

Deputies take out another pot-house operation

Thursday was the second day that Citrus County deputies have closed down a marijuana grow…

Energy drain uncovers marijuana-growing operation

Energy drain uncovers marijuana-growing operation

A huge drain of energy at a Homosassa home drew the attention on Tuesday of both…

Sen. Dean asks PSC to consider Duke Energy meter policy

Sen. Dean asks PSC to consider Duke Energy meter policy

Sen. Charlie Dean on Tuesday expressed his concern with the Duke Energy meter rerouting program…

Citrus County voters cast ballots in primary election

Citrus County voters cast ballots in primary election

Citrus County voters on Tuesday ousted one sitting county commissioner, and a former county commissioner…

Business

HCA deal approved by hospital board

HCA deal approved by hospital board

The Citrus County hospital board OK'd a deal with HCA to lease the Citrus Memorial Hospital, saying it will provide access to long-term viability…

Citrus July 2014 unemployment rate at 8.0 %

Citrus July 2014 unemployment rate at 8.0 %

After months of steady improvement, Citrus County's unemployment rate for July 2014 rose to 8.0 percent.…

New doctor joins SRRMC medical staff

New doctor joins SRRMC medical staff

Michele-Trang Thi Ho, MD, has been appointed to the medical staff at Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center…

Retired nuclear plant tools, equipment slated for auction

Retired nuclear plant tools, equipment slated for auction

Duke Energy Florida will sell at auction a wide variety of new and used tools and equipment from its CR3 nuclear power plant…

Region’s unemployment rate up 0.1%

Region’s unemployment rate up 0.1%

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion’s regional jobless rate was 7.2 percent in June, up 0.1 percent from May 2014…

Opinion

The border crisis: Not just Congress’ problem, sir

The border crisis: Not just Congress’ problem, sir

President Obama laid out the welcome mat, and the children are crossing out southern border. Is anyone surprised?…

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State

Florida website aimed at the uninsured draws little interest

Florida website aimed at the uninsured draws little interest

Six months after the launch of the state's effort, called Florida Health Choices, just 30 people have signed up.…

Nation

Consumers pare spending with sluggish income growth

Consumers pare spending with sluggish income growth

U.S. consumer spending unexpectedly fell in July as savings rose to their highest level in more than 1-1/2 years…

World

UK terror threat level raised to ‘severe’

UK terror threat level raised to ‘severe’

The UK's terror threat level has been raised from "substantial" to "severe" in response to conflicts in Iraq and Syria, Home Secretary Theresa May says…

Et Cetera

Joan Rivers rushed to hospital

Joan Rivers rushed to hospital

NEW YORK –  Joan Rivers’ daughter said late Thursday her mother was “resting comfortably” after being admitted to Mount Sinai hospital in New York earlier in the…

Citrus County

Nature Preserve dedicated in Old Homosassa

Nature Preserve dedicated in Old Homosassa

In 1998, Roger Adams promised a friend he would preserve a parcel of land in Old Homosassa and keep it pristine. Now, Adams has delivered on that…

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…

Community Calendar

  1. Women’s health & fitness expo

    September 7 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Withlacoochee Trail public workshop

    September 15 @ 5:30 am - 7:30 pm
  3. Hernando-Citrus MPO public workshop

    September 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  4. WTI Open House

    October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  5. 4-H Benefit Trap Tournament

    October 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  6. Par 4 Golf Tournament

    October 4 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm