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Marion County Legislative Delegation convenes in Ocala

Ocala, Fl.- Senator Keith Perry, Chair of the Marion County Legislative Delegation, makes the following announcements regarding the delegation public hearing and deadlines.

The 2019 Marion County Legislative Delegation Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 for the purpose of taking public testimony on issues facing the State of Florida and the consideration of local bills if presented.

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Citrus Dems slate Blue Gala dinner

The Citrus County Democratic Party is hosting a Blue Gala Dinner on Sept. 21 at the Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church, 4705 W Gulf to Lake Hwy., Lecanto.

Reception starts at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7.

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Inverness Sertoma in need of used hearing aids

FROM LEFT: Dr. Barry Pendry – All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida, Rainer Jakob – Inverness Sertoma Club Ambassador, Bud Osborn – Sertoma National Director, Debra Golinski, Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida, and Bill Catto – Inverness Sertoma Club President

Inverness Sertoma Club has Used Hearing Aid Collection Tubs in various businesses in our Citrus County community.

Thank you to everyone who donated and helped us help other.

When emptied this past May, there were 38 pairs of hearing aids placed in the tubs.

The hearing aids were presented to Ms. Debra Golinski, representing the Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida, located in New Port Richey, Florida, at the Inverness Club’s annual meeting at the Inverness Country Club.

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CR 491 milling, resurfacing begins Aug. 5

County Road surface milling and resurfacing will begin Monday, Aug. 5 and will be completed by the end of the workday, Friday, Aug. 9.

Milling and resurfacing operations will be from just south of Laurel Street to the south edge of the outside eastbound lane of State Road 44.

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Spiny lobster season starts Aug. 6

The 2019 recreational and commercial spiny lobster season starts Aug. 6 and runs through March 31, 2020.

Learn more about bag limits, size limits, where you can harvest, and other regulations at by clicking on “Saltwater Fishing,” “Recreational Regulations” and “Lobster,” which is under the “Crabs, shrimp and shellfish” tab. Get your recreational license and spiny lobster permit at

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STEM Program resumes at library

The Citrus County Library System’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programming will resume this August.

Children are invited to participate in a learning exercise involving snap-circuits at the Lakes Region branch at 4 p.m. on Aug. 5.

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