Media

Gonna be chilly up North

A “potentially historic” storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to southern Maine starting Monday, crippling a region that has largely been…

Impact Fees, Part 3: (Presentation)

Citrus County Commissioners discuss an impact fee ordinance that would suspect the county's impact fees for two years, with annual reviews to see if it will help the…

County

Sexual Predator arrested for parole violation

Sexual Predator arrested for parole violation

The Sheriff's office has arrested a man who was on parole who was formerly convicted…

Human remains found in Homosassa woods

Human remains found in Homosassa woods

Human remains have been found in a heavily wooded area of Homosassa.…

Homosassa man facing sex charges

Homosassa man facing sex charges

Citrus County deputies have arrested a Homosassa man and charged him with sex charges from…

Lecanto VA Clinic to administer DAV van schedule

Lecanto VA Clinic to administer DAV van schedule

Beginning on Feb. 1,the Lecanto Veterans Clinic will assume scheduling for the DAV vans to…

Business

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…

Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program Nominations Begin Jan. 30

Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program Nominations Begin Jan. 30

Kohl’s Department Stores will be accepting nominations for outstanding young volunteers beginning next week for the 2015 Kohl’s Cares®  Scholarship Program. Nominations for kids ages six to 18…

HCA health symposium set for Crystal River

HCA health symposium set for Crystal River

Citrus Memorial Hospital, Oak Hill Hospital and Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point are collaborating on hosting the next For Your Health Community Education Series entitled, “Atrial Fibrillation: Treatment…

County mails out property tax returns to businesses

County mails out property tax returns to businesses

The 2015 Tangible Personal Property Tax Returns will be mailed to all eligible businesses on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015.…

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…

Opinion

New Congress, old Presidential attitudes

New Congress, old Presidential attitudes

President Obama can't blame a dysfunctional Congress. He'll keep getting solutions, and what he does with them will be up to…

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Community Calendar

  1. Water & Wastewater Authority meeting

    February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  2. Hernando/Citrus Public MPO meeting

    February 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. First-time Homebuyers class

    February 7 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  4. Special BOCC Budget Meeting

    February 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
  5. Florida-Friendly veggie garden workshop

    February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  6. Senior Fraud Protection Class

    February 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
  7. Florida Elvis Festival

    February 20 - February 22
State

Treasure hunter Tommy Thompson arrested in Florida

Treasure hunter Tommy Thompson arrested in Florida

A fugitive treasure hunter embroiled in a legal fight over what's been described as the greatest lost treasure in American history has been arrested in Florida…

Nation

AG nominee backs Obama on immigration actions

AG nominee backs Obama on immigration actions

Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch backed up President Obama on his controversial immigration executive actions, during the opening hours of her confirmation hearing Wednesday. In a carefully…

World

Israel, Hezbollah clash on Lebanese border

Israel, Hezbollah clash on Lebanese border

Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish UN peacekeeper have been killed as Hezbollah militants trade fire with Israeli forces on the Lebanese border. A spokesman for the…

Et Cetera

Superbowl TV ads already running

Superbowl TV ads already running

Puppies have overtaken “Deflategate” as the latest story to grab the headlines away from the football game at Super Bowl XLIX. GoDaddy, a company which sells website…

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…