Single-Lane traffic pattern planned for Halls River Bridge

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has advised beginning at 7pm, Tuesday, May 21, 2019 traffic on Halls River Road (CR 490A) will use a single lane to cross the Halls River bridge.

This single-lane traffic pattern is necessary for crews to pour the concrete deck on the remainder of the new bridge.

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MPO to host public consensus-building workshop

The Hernando/Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will hold a public consensus building workshop on May 29, 2019.

The purpose of the workshop is to obtain public comment on the proposed transportation improvements that will be included in the MPO’s 2045 Major Update of the Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).

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Citrus County Government offices closed for observance of Memorial Day

The Citrus County Central Landfill will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day.

The landfill will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

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Search warrant yields evidence, arrests in multiple Citrus vehicle burglaries

Robert Lee Reid and John Jamie Cardinal (CCSO Mugshots)

The mystery of a string of unsolved county vehicle burglaries was solved on Thursday with the arrests of two Citrus Springs men.

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office said Robert Lee Reid and John Jamie Cardinal, 2125 W. Devon Drive, were arrested as suspects in connection with those burglaries after a search warrant was served at their home.

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Man sets off Floral City car alarms, blacks out and then can’t be revived

Earlier this morning, Citrus County Sheriff’s deputies responded to several calls in Floral City concerning a suspicions person setting off car alarms in a residential area.

The subject was reported to be under the influence of an unknown substance and trespassing on several properties within the neighborhood.

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Donations help Citrus County heros

Thanks to the donations of generous community partners, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office is now one-step closer to building their Law Enforcement Memorial for Citrus County’s fallen law enforcement officers.

Following the 2019 Peace Officer Memorial Day Ceremony on May 15 in Inverness, Jerry Orbino with Knights of Columbus Father James Hoge Assembly 1547, Warden Mike Quinn of CoreCivic, along with Jim Coburn from the National Association of Retired Law Enforcement Officers (NARLEO) presented three individual checks on behalf of their organizations to Sheriff Mike Prendergast for the memorial.

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