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Sen. Rubio’s office to hold mobile office hours in Citrus County

The Gulf Coast Regional Office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio will be holding office hours in Crystal River on Monday, June 17, 2019.

The Senator’s staff will be at the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce from 1 to 4 p.m.

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Duke Energy Florida to build Its largest battery storage rpojects yet

Photo Courtesy: Duke Energy

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy Florida (DEF) today announced three battery storage projects, totaling 22 megawatts, that will improve overall reliability and support critical services during power outages.

Collectively, the storage facilities will enhance grid operations, increase efficiencies and improve overall reliability for surrounding communities.

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Sheriff’s Office looking for runaway juvenile

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office looking for runaway juvenile, Jordan Turner.

Turner is a 16- year-old black male, 6 feet tall, 120 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen May 25, 2019 at about 8:00 PM at his residence in Inverness.

It is not known what Jordan was wearing at the time that he ran away. Jordan does have a cell phone in his possession.

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Extension Service offers food safety training

You do not have to travel to Tampa or Orlando to get your ServSafe® Food Protection Manager’s Certification.

The University of Florida/IFAS Extension Citrus County is providing training to help food managers and staff keep food served to Florida’s consumers safer.

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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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