Community Health

Salmon recalled for suspected botulism

Mill Stream Corp. (Sullivan Harbor Farm) Issues a Voluntary Recall of Cold Smoked Salmon

Mill Stream Corp. (Sullivan Harbor Farm) of Hancock, Maine is voluntarily recalling ten lots of Cold Smoked Salmon because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.

Community County County Services Government Public Notices

Fort Island Gulf Beach Closed until further Notice – Boat Ramp Remains Open

Due to water testing results in the past week, in an abundance of caution, Citrus County Parks and Recreation has announced Fort Island Gulf Beach will be closed until further notice.

The Fort Island Gulf Beach Boat Ramp will remain open to the public.  Signage has been posted at the beach.

Community County County Services Public Notices

New locations set for county fairgrounds, animal services

Citrus County Solid Waste has relocated and consolidated recycling bins at the Citrus County Fairgrounds and Animal Services.

The Citrus County Fair Association Board has requested a relocation of the four recycle containers located at 3600 S. Florida Ave, Inverness due to upgrades at fairground main gate entrance.

Business Community County County Services Government

DeSantis appoints 2 to Water District governing board

Governor Ron DeSantis appointed Jack Bispham and Seth Weightman to the Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board. Bispham represents Manatee County and Weightman represents Pasco County.

Bispham, of Myakka City, is the owner and operator of Red Bluff Plantation. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from the University of Florida. Bispham is appointed to a four-year term.

Community Events Public Notices

Stone crab season opens Oct. 15, new recreational trap requirements

Florida’s recreational and commercial stone crab claw harvest season opens Oct. 15 in state and federal waters.

New Recreational Trap Requirements

Recreational harvesters who are age 16 and older and fish with traps are now required to complete an online, no-cost recreational stone crab trap registration and place their registration number on their traps before using them. 

Community Events

Fraud topic of Citrus Springs forum

You don’t want to miss this exciting Fraud Prevention Forum with a variety of collaborative speakers from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, FBI, Internal Revenue Service, and the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office.

This event is FREE and open to the public! Come out and learn how to protect yourself from identity theft and financial frauds and scams.