In April, we pause to recognize National Child Abuse Prevention Month.
More than 2,200 children within the 5th Judicial Circuit (which includes Marion, Lake, Sumter, Citrus and Hernando counties) are being served by the Guardian Ad Litem program, yet many are unaware of their plight.
National statistics show a child abuse report is made every ten seconds, with nearly fifty percent of these reports resulting in an investigation.
Citrus County Transit Services will begin enforcing a federally mandated mask requirement beginning Feb. 2.
This action is to further prevent spread of the virus that causes COVID-19 and to further support state and local health authorities, transportation partners, and conveyance operators to keep passengers, employees, and communities safe.
After thoughtful and careful consideration for the health, safety and welfare of our community, the Citrus County Legislative Delegation is modifying the process for receiving public input for the 2021 Legislative Session.
Just as millions of Floridians have made adjustments to normal events and activities, so we too are making changes in response to the challenges that COVID-19 has presented. All testimony, concerns, legislative input, and budget requests will be received by delegation members via email.
Citrus County Parks and Recreation presents “Free Birds” Drive-In Movie in the Park at the Soccer Field parking lot of the Homosassa Area Recreational Park, 4210 S. Grandmarch Ave., Homosassa on Friday, November 20, 2020. The movie begins at sunset, approximately 6:15pm and will end around 8:00pm.
On Oct. 21, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) was made aware of emails sent to Citrus County voters.
These emails were allegedly addressed from the group “Proud Boys” and made threatening statements to recipients.
The CCSO is working in partnership with the Supervisor of Elections Office to document these cases and forward all reports to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as the lead investigating agency. These emails are not isolated to Citrus Count,y and are being reported in pockets across the state. Nationally, Proud Boys has denied involvement.