Deputy-involved shooting in Beverly Hills

Shortly before 2 p.m. on May 22, deputies responded to a call for a service at a home on Filmore Street in Beverly Hills in response to a suspect breaking car windows.

When deputies arrived, the suspect displayed deadly force. As a result, the deputy on scene fired his weapon to neutralize the threat

“This was a very dangerous situation that risked the lives of dozens of innocent people and consumed our full-attention in order to protect our citizens,” said Citrus County Sheriff Mike Prendergast.

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NF/SGVHS Memorial Day Remembrance video

By North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health Care System

This year, Memorial Day is somewhat different then years past. Due to our fight against COVID-19, we are practicing physical distancing which causes us to not gather in as many places as we normally do.

This year, the VA has made the decision, along with many others, not to host our Annual Memorial Day Ceremonies.

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Parks, pets refresher for county residents

Citrus County Parks and Recreation has reopened the parks and beaches for summer time activity.

For the health and safety of our citizens and furry friends here’s a refresher of a few simple Do’s and Don’ts for pet owners who bring their dog to a county park.

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2020 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

The 2020 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis.

This year’s sales tax holiday begins Friday, May 29, 2020, and extends through Thursday, June 4, 2020.

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COVID-19 business survey results released

OCALA, Fla. (May 18, 2020) — The College of Central Florida, the Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership and the Ocala/Marion County Visitors and Convention Bureau have released the findings of a survey on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the local economy.

The COVID-19 Business Impact Survey was distributed by the CEP from April 13-23. The survey was designed to allow business executives to voice their concerns about the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on their business.

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