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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.

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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.

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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. 

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Inverness Sertoma in need of used hearing aids

Rainer Jakob, Inverness Sertoma Club Ambassador poses with one of the club’s Used Hearing Aid Drop-Off Canisters, as part of the SHARP (Sertoma Hearing Aid Recycling Program).

The Inverness Sertoma Club would like to remind community members that the club has Drop Off Canisters at local establishments in the area.

  • Dad & Lad Barbershop, next to Sportsman Bowling Lane on SR 41, Inverness; Gracies Goodies, 9940 E. Gulf to Lake Hwy. Inverness, and
  • Touch of Glass by Susan, 6040 S Florida Ave, Floral City.
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Community Public Notices

New hours announced for county Animal Shelter

Beginning Oct, 15, 2019 the Citrus County Animal Shelter will be closing from 1pm-2pm for staff lunches.

The Shelter will be extending public hours for the kennels, which will now remain open along with the front office until 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7pm on Thursdays and, 5pm  Fridays and Saturdays.

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Community Public Notices

Part of Apopka closes for beauty enhancements

Due to the City of Inverness Liberty and Wallace Parks, and the Dampier Street beautification construction projects taking place at the same time, the Apopka Avenue entrance to the Courthouse Annex (Stoval Building) parking lot is closed temporarily until further notice.

Citizens with business at the Property Appraiser or Tax Collector’s Office may still park in the lot using the Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. entrance.