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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

Citrus County’s jobs rate improves slightly

Citrus County’s jobs rate improves slightly

The unemployment rate for Citrus County stood at 7.1 percent during October, compared to September's…

Deputy cleared in tampon lawsuit

Deputy cleared in tampon lawsuit

A Citrus County Sheriff's Office female deputy has been cleared in a strip-search lawsuit filed…

Suspect shot, killed in altercation with deputy

Suspect shot, killed in altercation with deputy

A female suspect has died after being shot just before midnight on Monday during a…

Animal cruelty charges filed after dozens of suffering cats found

Animal cruelty charges filed after dozens of suffering cats found

A woman on Friday was charged with animal cruelty after Citrus County Sheriff's deputies found…

Business

‘Visit Citrus’ attends World Travel Market 2014 in London

‘Visit Citrus’ attends World Travel Market 2014 in London

A team from the Citrus County Visitors and Convention Bureau attended World Travel Market in London…

Florida Supreme Court rules in favor of CMH Health Foundation

Florida Supreme Court rules in favor of CMH Health Foundation

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday issued a ruling in favor of the Citrus Memorial Health Foundation.…

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…

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

Veterans honored at Bushnell nation cemetery

Veterans honored at Bushnell nation cemetery

BUSHNELL – The Florida National Cemetery Joint Veterans Committee (JVC) sponsored the annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Tuesday at the Florida National Cemetery Brigadier General Timothy I.…

Nation

Veterans Day: Latino trailblazers in the U.S. military

Veterans Day: Latino trailblazers in the U.S. military

Since the American Revolution, Hispanics have been serving in the U.S. Armed Forces with distinction and bravery…

World

Russian trade surplus narrows

Russian trade surplus narrows

Falling oil prices cut export revenue during President Vladimir Putin's escalating standoff with the U.S.…

Et Cetera

Ford’s aluminum F-150 almost ready for prime time

Ford’s aluminum F-150 almost ready for prime time

Ford thinks a truck that is lighter and more fuel-efficient will win buyers while competing trucks, still made of steel, struggle to catch up…

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. Historic Courthouse Christmas

    November 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Inverness tree-lighting ceremony

    December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. FDOT public hearing

    December 15 @ 7:00 am - December 19 @ 6:00 pm
  4. 1,000 Voices of Florida benefit concert

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