Media

Raw: Leaders Visit Site of Deadly Plane Crash

World leaders from France, Germany and Spain arrive at the staging site where a Germanwings flight crashed into an Alpine mountainside. (March 24)  …

Boys & Girls Clubs Week 2015

Boys & Girls Clubs Week 2015

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners presented a Proclamation at their regular meeting on March 10 recognizing March 23 through March 27 as “Boys & Girls Clubs…

County

Floral City bank robbed

Floral City bank robbed

The Sheriff's Office is investigating a bank robbery at a Floral City bank…

County commissioners pick a direction for CR 491

County commissioners pick a direction for CR 491

The county commission today decided the direction it wanted to go for County Road 491…

Small plane crashes into Inverness home

Small plane crashes into Inverness home

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office said today that a small plane crashed into a house…

CCSO communications officer dies in public pool

CCSO communications officer dies in public pool

A Sheriff's Office dispatcher died while swimming laps in a Citrus Hills pool.…

Business

Four job fairs set for local area

Four job fairs set for local area

OCALA, Fla. (March 23, 2015) – Beginning this week, CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion will hold a quartet of area job fairs designed to connect those looking for work with employers…

Citrus County Field Day set for April 8

Citrus County Field Day set for April 8

More than 300 Citrus County developmentally disabled children and adults will compete in a variety of athletic events on April 8…

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…

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…

Jobless rate, labor force see shrinkage

Jobless rate, labor force see shrinkage

While the unemployment rate dipped slightly, Citrus County is continuing to experience a declining labor force…

Opinion

State budget eyes schools, parkway, environment

State budget eyes schools, parkway, environment

The budget was the highlight of the week, which included funding for the environment and Suncoast Parkway II funding for Citrus…

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State

Breast cancer documentary trailer debuts at Tampa Film Festival

Breast cancer documentary trailer debuts at Tampa Film Festival

What happens when a breast cancer survivor successfully battles the disease but can’t afford reconstruction?…

Nation

Sen. Harry Reid announces retirement

Sen. Harry Reid announces retirement

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will retire at the end of his term, closing a long and controversial career in Congress that spanned four…

World

Germany’s Merkel ‘deeply distressed’ about plane crash

Germany’s Merkel ‘deeply distressed’ about plane crash

Germany's Chancellor Merkel shocked over crash of German plane in Alps…

Et Cetera

Amanda Knox to learn fate in Italy murder

Amanda Knox to learn fate in Italy murder

Italy's top court is set to rule on Amanda Knox's murder conviction…

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…