Community County Law & Order

County law enforcement honored during January

Cops honored
Deputies pose for the camera displaying a special proclamation to honor law officers in the county during January 2020. (BOCC photo)

The Citrus County Commission has proclaimed Jan. 9 as “Law Enforcement Officer Appreciation Day — and Jan. 5 through 11, 2020 as “Law Enforcement Appreciation Week” in Citrus County.

The county presented a proclamation to that effect to a group of county deputies during the regular meeting Jan. 7 of the commission.

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County demands EMS contract compliance

The Citrus County Commission is reacting to reports of poor response times by the Nature Coast EMS.

The commission will send out a letter that requires NCEMS to comply with its county contract within 45 days of the letter’s receipt. (Jan. 7, 2020)

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County Commissioner Kitchen alleges error in fact in ridership

Citrus County Commissioner Ron Kitchen wonders if a local newspaper considered fact-checking before writing a story and editorial about the number of riders who were allegedly barred from using the Citrus County Transit bus system. (January 7, 2020)

Community County Law & Order Public Notices

Citrus County children need your help

No one should simply shake their head and sadly lament the horrific story of child abuse. Instead of passive despair, let these tragic incidents serve as a galvanizing call to action for us all to commit to ending abuse and securing the safety and future of every child in Citrus County.

Yes, we can end child abuse. We can end it when we all become advocates for children.

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FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Products Associated with the FDA Almark Foods Recall due to Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to illnesses caused by Listeria monocytogenes associated with FDA-regulated hard boiled eggs that have been recalled by Almark Foods.

FSIS is issuing this public health alert out of an abundance of caution to ensure that consumers are aware that these products should not be consumed.