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POW-MIA Chair of Honor

The Citrus County chapter of Rolling Thunder Florida presented a POW/MIA remembrance chair to the Citrus County Commission. The chair, also known as the “National Chair of Honor”…

County

Two die in traffic crash in Homosassa area

Two die in traffic crash in Homosassa area

Two Midwestern women died after a collision with a wrong-way driver during a crash in…

Small plane lands safely after midair crisis

Small plane lands safely after midair crisis

Just after 1 p.m. on Saturday, Citrus County deputies, firefighters and EMS responded to the…

Citrus County man arrested on federal charges

Citrus County man arrested on federal charges

A Citrus Springs man is facing a wide variety of federal charges, and has been…

Sheriff’s office assists in DEA case

Sheriff’s office assists in DEA case

The Sheriff’s Office assisted federal and state agencies in a multi-state operation to shut down…

Business

September’s unemployment picture brightens a bit

September’s unemployment picture brightens a bit

Citrus County’s unemployment rate for September showed an apparent brightening of jobs in the county…

PSC Ok’s Hines Chillers, Crystal River projects

PSC Ok’s Hines Chillers, Crystal River projects

The Public Service Commission has OK'd the need for Duke Energy Florida’s proposed Citrus County gas plant and its Hines Chillers Power Uprate Project …

Citrus Memorial Seeks Volunteers

Citrus Memorial Seeks Volunteers

The Citrus Memorial Auxiliary is seeking new volunteers for both Sugarmill Woods and Allen Ridge…

Citrus County August jobs rate holds steady

Citrus County August jobs rate holds steady

Citrus County's unemployment rate of 8.1 percent is holding steady for the second straight month…

CCHB signs HCA hospital transaction

CCHB signs HCA hospital transaction

The master agreement and lease agreement to transfer operations of the Citrus Memorial Hospital to the HCA were signed today.…

Opinion

Ebola a serious issue. How are we handling it?

Ebola a serious issue. How are we handling it?

Obama's choice of the czar to oversee the Ebola issue in this country show doesn’t inspire a lot of confidence.…

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State

Hazing trial starts for Florida A&M band member

Hazing trial starts for Florida A&M band member

The trials of three of four members of Florida A&M University's marching band on charges of felony hazing and manslaughter have been postponed until April.…

Nation

FTC sues AT&T over data throttling

FTC sues AT&T over data throttling

The FTC claims AT&T misled millions of customers by charging for “unlimited” data plans while reducing their data speeds, in some cases by nearly 90 percent. The…

World

Army troops isolated after Africa duty tour

Army troops isolated after Africa duty tour

The Pentagon says dozens of Army soldiers and their two-star general are being isolated at their base in Vicenza, Italy, as they return after serving in West…

Et Cetera

Methodist pastor who led son’s same-sex marriage can keep ordination

Methodist pastor who led son’s same-sex marriage can keep ordination

A pastor who was defrocked after officiating his son's same-sex wedding ceremony, and later reinstated, can keep his ordination…

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. SRRMC Kings Bay 5K run

    November 1 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  2. Festival of the Arts

    November 1 @ 9:30 am - November 2 @ 4:30 pm
  3. Public workshop – CR 491 Overlay LDC

    November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. Veterans Day at Florida National Cemetery

    November 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  5. Lake Hernando Dragon Boat Festival

    November 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  6. Farm City Festival

    November 15 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  7. 1,000 Voices of Florida benefit concert

    December 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm