CF plans Dec. 9 virtual Open House

OCALA, Fla. (Oct. 29, 2020) — The College of Central Florida invites recent high school seniors and those looking to advance their career to a virtual open house on Wednesday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m.-noon or 2-4 p.m., online.

Future students are encouraged to attend one of the Zoom video conferencing sessions and receive assistance with the application process, financial aid, placement testing, academic advising and registration for spring semester, which begins Jan. 6.

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

FROM LEFT: Curt Reed and fellow cyclist Bob Feldberg ride the new bike lane on Citrus Springs Boulevard. (Photo courtesy: Cyntihia Oswald, BOCC Public Information Officer)

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 and within the allocated budget.

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Citrus County Parks and Recreation PLAY Program Cheerleading for 3 to 5 Year Olds

On Monday, October 19, 2020, Citrus County Parks and Recreation opened registration for their Cheerleading P.L.A.Y. program (Preparing Little Athletes Youth program).

The PLAY program is specifically designed for children between the ages of three and five years old, who may not quite be ready for organized sports leagues, to teach some game basics. Each session lasts for six weeks with one hour classes once per week.

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Register for ‘Golf for Kids’ with Inverness Sertoma

Saturday, November 21, 2020 is the date set for the annual Inverness Sertoma Golf Tournament “Golf for Kids” at Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club, the Oaks Course. Mark your calendar for a day of golf and giving back to your community.

Sponsorships and foursomes are available on a first come first served basis. Registration forms are available from any club meber.

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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 Property Appraiser race. Sandra “Sam” Himmel won her fifth term as Superintendent of Schools. Maureen “Mo” Baird bested opponent Scott Adams for the Supervisor of Elections post.  Winning the District 3 seat for county commission was Ruthie Davis Schlabach . And winning county commission for District 5 was Holly Davis.

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