Hernando teen’s shooting under investigation

On Sunday at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) responded to North Blue Bream Terrace in Hernando in reference to an accidental shooting involving minor siblings.

Upon arrival, deputies located a 13-year-old male with a gunshot wound.

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EMS response time questioned

A group of Ozello  residents have complained that EMS response times are far higher than what they believe they should be.

They told Citrus County Commissioners that, for them, the longest wait time for paramedic service by Naturecoast EMS was 80 minutes. (December 16, 2019).

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Sheriff’s Office looking for Winn-Dixie robbery suspect

Surveillance photo from Winn-Dixie robbery on Dec. 8, 2019 in Beverly Hills.

At approximately 8:09 a.m. on Sunday a black male with long dreadlocks entered the Winn Dixie store in Beverly Hills demanding money and fled behind the store on foot.

If you live in this area please keep an eye out and report any suspicious behavior.

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Citrus County votes to uphold 2nd Amendment

The Citrus County Commission voted on Dec. 3, 2019 to become another of many “Second Amendment Sanctuary” counties in Florida as public discussion has left many citizens in doubt about the future of their guns (December 3, 2019)

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County landfill employee takes first place at international workshop competition

Citrus County Solid Waste employee; Carl Ballard, Heavy Equipment Operator displaying his first place award. (Courtesy photo)

The Citrus County Commission on Tuesday recognized one of the county’s own by presenting him with a certificate of recognition of his first-place showing at an international “Road-E-O” competition in Phonenix, Ariz.

Carl Ballard, Heavy Equipment Operator for Citrus County’s Solid Waste Division, competed at the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) International Road-E-O Workshop, Oct. 24-25 at the Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, Ariz.

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