Category: Events

  • Last call for Florida Fish Art Contest entries

    The deadline is fast approaching for this year’s Art of Conservation Florida Fish Art Contest, hosted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). This contest is open to youths in grades kindergarten through 12th grade from across the state. The deadline to enter is Feb. 28 – start your entry today! Students from […]

  • Pet food donations aid pets of county’s seniors

    Each month, the Citrus County PetMeals Program provides food to the companion pets of senior homebound clients who receive Meals on Wheels. We are in great need of unopened bags of cat and dog food at this time. The PetMeals program began when a very thin man receiving Meals on Wheels was only taking small […]

  • Resurfacing, ‘lane diet’ in Citrus Springs creates new bike/pedestrian lane

    Construction was recently completed for the County resurfacing project on Citrus Springs Blvd from US41 to Withlacoochee Trail (C39), 1.4 miles. The project was jointly funded by Citrus County and Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Small County Outreach Program (SCOP). The bid amount for the project was $970,546 and the project was completed on time […]

  • Citrus County votes in Aug. 18 primary

    Citrus County voters on Tuesday filled in their ballots to let their choices be known for several political positions. Winners include Sheriff Mike Prendergast, who defeated three challengers in the primary. He will now face Lee Alexander in November. Alexander is a former police chief in Inverness. Creg Dalton gathered the most votes in the […]

  • Recreational Red Snapper Season starts June 11 in Gulf state and federal waters

    The recreational Red Snapper Season will start June 11 in Gulf state and federal waters and remain open through July 25, closing July 26. “I’m excited to announce the beginning of Florida’s recreational Red Snapper Season in state and federal Gulf waters beginning Thursday, June 11,” said Governor Ron DeSantis. “Florida is the Fishing Capital of the […]

  • 2020 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

    The 2020 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis. This year’s sales tax holiday begins Friday, May 29, 2020, and extends through Thursday, June 4, 2020.