BOCC’s meeting over EMS ‘failings’ ends with angry words

Tempers flared on Feb. 13 at the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting.

The BOCC is not satisfied that the Nature Coast EMS (NCEMS) is providing quality ambulance service in the county.

The meeting ended as the NCEMS lawyer attempted to speak, but was subsequently asked to sit down (February 13, 2020).

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County proclaims February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness month

The Citrus County Commission has declared February 2020 as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Various agencies dealing with domestic violence have banded together to make dating safer for the county’s teens (February 13, 2020)

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‘She loves out loud’ Day observed on Feb. 15

The Citrus County Commission has declared that Feb. 15, 2020 is “She Loves Out Loud Day” in Citrus County.

The event is celebrated throughout the state as a time of prayer seeking God’s favor in the lives of everyone; in particular, lives of women and children. (February 13, 2020)

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Inverness Sertoma joins search crew

Searching for Carol McHugh
FROM LEFT: Inverness Sertoma Club members and volunteers; Bud Osborn, Sue Alvis, Rainer Jakob and Dolly Mayes.

Nobody knows where 72-year-old, Carol McHugh, suffering from dementia, went after she took a walk with her dog near her home in Inverness on June 8, 2017.

On February 9, 2020 the cold weather did not deter the Inverness Sertoma Crew from joining over ninety volunteers as part of the Carol McHugh Search Team organized by Carol’s friends and family members.

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It’s bat time again: Check your home before maternity season

Bat maternity season is almost here, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding the public to check their homes and other structures for bats and seal potential entry points.

Are there cracks in your chimney or holes in your siding? Bats and other small mammals can fit into these small spaces, and now is the best time to inspect your home!

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