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Sheriff’s Office looking for Winn-Dixie robbery suspect

Surveillance photo from Winn-Dixie robbery on Dec. 8, 2019 in Beverly Hills.

At approximately 8:09 a.m. on Sunday a black male with long dreadlocks entered the Winn Dixie store in Beverly Hills demanding money and fled behind the store on foot.

If you live in this area please keep an eye out and report any suspicious behavior.

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Citrus County votes to uphold 2nd Amendment

The Citrus County Commission voted on Dec. 3, 2019 to become another of many “Second Amendment Sanctuary” counties in Florida as public discussion has left many citizens in doubt about the future of their guns (December 3, 2019)

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County landfill employee takes first place at international workshop competition

Citrus County Solid Waste employee; Carl Ballard, Heavy Equipment Operator displaying his first place award. (Courtesy photo)

The Citrus County Commission on Tuesday recognized one of the county’s own by presenting him with a certificate of recognition of his first-place showing at an international “Road-E-O” competition in Phonenix, Ariz.

Carl Ballard, Heavy Equipment Operator for Citrus County’s Solid Waste Division, competed at the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) International Road-E-O Workshop, Oct. 24-25 at the Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, Ariz.

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Inverness Sertoma announces golf tournament winners

Winners All
Winning foursome, Bob Milford, Mike Muckenfuss, Mark LeBlanc, and Larry Elkin)

Inverness Sertoma 34th annual Golf Tournament “Golf for Kids” held at Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club, the Oaks Course on Sunday, November 24, 2019 was a day of golf and giving back to the community.

And the winners are: 1st Place Team – Bob Milford, Mike Muckenfuss, Mark Leblanc, Larry Elkin. 2nd Place Team – Eric Nelson, Chrismann, Mike Covina, George Covino. 3rd Place – Arthur Avery, Eric Avery, Brandon Avery, Robert Postelli. Closest to the Pin – Robert O’Brien and Longest Drive – Kyle Klauder.

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BOCC votes 3-2 to not take out digital NY Times subscription

It was a full house as the Citrus County recosidered its decision to pay for the county library subscription to the New York Times (PHOTO: Robby Douglas on November 19, 2019)

In Citrus County, Florida, county commissioners have voted 3-2 to not take out a digital subscription for the New York Times, but to keep the printed version of the paper instead.

County officials’ during the board’s Oct. 24 meeting drew fire when the paper was alleged to have said the  the paper has been writing “fake news.”

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Suspect flees Crystal River traffic stop, injures deputies, motorist

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Crystal River man who is alleged to have fled a traffic stop and injured two deputies and a fellow motorist.

The CCSO said that at about  5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, 39-year-old John Travis Wilson of Crystal River was arrested after he is said to have fled from a traffic stop in the vicinity of the Sunoco gas station on the corner of State Road 44 and Crede Avenue in Crystal River.