Media

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”…

Donation aids in protecting K9 officers

Donation aids in protecting K9 officers

Dr. Bob Wickes' donation of $2,000 to the CCSO K9 Unit will be used to help protect the K9 Officers as they perform their duties…

County

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…

Missing plane, skeletal remains found in Marion County

Missing plane, skeletal remains found in Marion County

A man walking through the woods at the Pruitt Trailhead in Marion County over the…

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…

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

Jury: One-armed security guard fired because of disability

Jury: One-armed security guard fired because of disability

A jury in Miami ruled today that a one-armed security guard lost his job because of his disability…

Nation

Obama adds new ‘czar'; Ebola czar Klain newest

Obama adds new ‘czar'; Ebola czar Klain newest

President Obama on Friday appointed former White House official Ron Klain to serve as the "Ebola czar"…

World

Pal says Ottawa gunman wanted to go to Middle East, seemed ‘mentally ill’

Pal says Ottawa gunman wanted to go to Middle East, seemed ‘mentally ill’

The Ottowa gunman who killed a soldier and shot up the Parliament building before being killed himself was a small-time criminal and recent Islam convert…

Et Cetera

Texas Sen. Cruz criticizes Houston over sermon subpoenas

Texas Sen. Cruz criticizes Houston over sermon subpoenas

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is alleging the city of Houston abused power by subpoenaing sermons and other documents from pastors…

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. Detective Sam Spade

    October 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. CooterFest

    October 25 @ 10:00 am - October 26 @ 5:00 pm
  3. SRRMC Kings Bay 5K run

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

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

    November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  6. Lake Hernando Dragon Boat Festival

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

    November 15 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm