OCALA, Fla. (Aug. 16 2019) – The jobless rate for the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion region took an unseasonal dip in July, albeit a slight one, dropping 0.1 percentage point to 4.3 percent.
There were 8,824 unemployed in the region, a decrease of 248 over the month and 679 fewer than the same time last year, when the jobless rate was 4.7 percent.
The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County (DOH-Citrus) today advised residents there has been an increase in mosquito-borne disease activity in areas of Citrus County.
Several sentinel chicken flocks have tested positive for West Nile virus infection. The risk of transmission to humans has increased.
Citrus County Mosquito Control District and DOH-Citrus continue surveillance and prevention efforts.
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.
The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) are currently investigating claims of organized fraud by Citrus County-based business Elite Roofing.
At this time, several potential victims have been identified throughout the state of Florida, as well as the East coast region.