County landfill sets higher fee for recycled concrete

  • Log OutAs of Oct. 1, the Citrus County Landfill will no longer accept concrete for recycling at $10 per ton.

    The landfill will instead accept concrete as if it were Construction & Demolition material at a rate of $60 per ton. In addition, there are multiple facilities in the county that will still be accepting concrete as recycling.

    For more information, call the Solid Waste Division at (352) 527-7670.

Purple Heart Day set for Aug. 7 in Citrus County

Leading in the Pledge of Allegiance.

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday thought so highly of veterans that the opening pledge of alliegance at the BOCC was led by a Vietnam-era Purple Heart recipient.

This was the first way commissioners honored Purple Heart recipents. The second way was to proclaim Aug. 7, 2021 as Purple Heart Day in Citrus County.

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CCSO assists in arrest of Times Square shooting suspect

New York Times Square shooting suspect Farrakhan Muhammad arrested in Florida (CCSO photo on May 13, 2021)

After a nationwide, exhaustive, four-day search for Farrakhan Muhammad, members of the United States Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force, including task force members from the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, were able to take Muhammad into custody without incident.

“Arrests such as these are the precise reason why the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office partners with federal agencies,” said Citrus County Sheriff Mike Prendergast.

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