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

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…

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…

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

High-speed rail muddles governor’s race

High-speed rail muddles governor’s race

Florida’s November election could impact the future of a high-speed rail project, one of only three nationally in the works…

Nation

American Ebola patients released

American Ebola patients released

Two American Christian-aid workers were released from the hospital on Thursday after contracting the Ebola virus while in West Africa and Liberia.…

World

Foley execution heightens fears for Western hostages

Foley execution heightens fears for Western hostages

U.S. journalist James Foley was beheaded by his ISIS captors to send a message to the Western world. And he is not the only Westerner being held.…

Et Cetera

Study: Western U.S. drought caused Earth to rise 0.16 inches

Study: Western U.S. drought caused Earth to rise 0.16 inches

+Los Angeles Times: The ongoing drought in the western United States has caused the earth to lift up about 0.16 inches over the last 18 months, a…

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. Port Authority meeting

    August 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
  2. Machine Gun Shoot

    August 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  3. Women’s health & fitness expo

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

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

    September 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm