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BROOKSVILLE — The State Road 50 widening project has been under way for almost two years and motorists have at least another 12 months to endure the cons...
BROOKSVILLE — Single-family home prices are on the rise, short sales are declining and Hernando County’s real estate market generally continues to show modest improvement.
BROOKSVILLE — The convenience store with the funny name that is proliferating throughout the Tampa Bay region is coming to Hernando County.
BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County for years has been challenged by a lack of an identifiable brand to lure people to the area.
BROOKSVILLE — Software consultant Jeff Holcomb won the Republican primary for the Hernando County Commission District 4 seat by 79 votes over real estate agent Laurie Pizzo.
BROOKSVILLE — County commissioners Tuesday unanimously approved a $24.5 million project that will expand the wastewater treatment plant at the Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport.<...
A slow stream of voters is drifting into precincts around Hernando County as Election Day continues in Hernando County.
BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County officials will continue to monitor a residential area in Spring Hill where a large sinkhole opened last month, despite an engineering report that recomme...
BROOKSVILLE — State officials wanted details of the proposed $6 million educational-tourism center at Weeki Wachee Springs before committing funding for it.
The list of projects that would be undertaken if the Penny for Projects sales tax referendum passes in November reads like a litany of campaign promises from a political candidate.
BROOKSVILLE — Residents continue to bear the largest share of the tax burden in Hernando County.
Three private practice attorneys are vying to unseat incumbent Circuit Court Judge Sandy Kautz.
Two seats are up for grabs this year on the Hernando County Commission, but only District 4 is involved in this month’s primary.
BROOKSVILLE — To streamline payment collections, Hernando County commissioners in October voted to add people’s garbage collection bills to their water and sewer statements.
The unemployment rate in Hernando County shot up to 8.4 percent in July, the third consecutive monthly increase.
BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County soon might get its first Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, a scaled-down grocery version of the larger superstores.
BROOKSVILLE — Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday he is pushing up the timetable for six state transportation projects totaling $806 million and one of them is the Interstate 75 and State Roa...
BROOKSVILLE — Commissioners accepted a request from Cemex to postpone discussion of a proposed mining expansion north of Brooksville until Dec. 9.
BROOKSVILLE — Hundreds of Hernando County employees are in line for pay raises thanks to a salary study that showed their pay is about 4 percent lower than the pay of industry peers....
BROOKSVILLE — County commissioners voted unanimously to raise the bed tax from 3 to 5 cents on the dollar and use the money to help bolster the county tourism department’s oper...
BROOKSVILLE — A Spring Hill couple got permission Monday to open a kennel in a residential neighborhood that would house up to 70 animals.
SPRING HILL — Cricket is coming to Hernando County and enthusiasts can thank a 16-year old Spring Hill teen for leading the way.
BROOKSVILLE — Planning and zoning commissioners Monday will consider a proposal to build a substance abuse rehabilitation facility north of Brooksville.
SPRING HILL — A caregiver who runs ‘The Princess House’ was arrested Thursday and charged with leaving a disabled person and children home alone.
BROOKSVILLE — The Family Motor Coach Association has severed longstanding ties with Hernando County and will not hold its annual RV rally at the airport next year.
BROOKSVILLE — County commissioners Tuesday will consider approving economic incentives for two companies that potentially could bring 200 jobs to Hernando.
BROOKSVILLE — Visitors stepping inside the East Hernando Branch Library will be hard-pressed to notice any sign of last year’s fire that damaged part of the building along with...
BROOKSVILLE — Three years ago, Steve and Ellen Bilsborough decided it was time to start a new church that would cater to people’s spiritual needs and provide outreach to the co...
BROOKSVILLE — A Hernando County man who contracted the chikungunya virus has recovered, county health officials say.
BROOKSVILLE — While numbers of people who recycle increased slightly statewide last year, a new report shows Hernando had lackluster participation and placed in the lower half of Flor...
SPRING HILL — Cheryll Morales came prepared Wednesday afternoon with slide presentation, detailed notes and stories of her success using medical marijuana and was set to impart that k...
PINE ISLAND — County Commissioner Jim Adkins jokes that people have frequented the beach at Pine Island so much that they ended up taking large quantities of sand home with them in th...
BROOKSVILLE — Despite a less-than-rosy financial picture heading into the next fiscal year, Hernando County school board members Tuesday approved a tentative budget that includes a sl...
SPRING HILL — Sean Cunningham considered not renewing his lease as concessionaire at Stewy’s Skate Park.
BROOKSVILLE — Last week city residents learned Hernando County once again will provide mosquito spraying in Brooksville.
BROOKSVILLE — County Administrator Len Sossamon has directed the mosquito control department to resume nightly spraying of the insects in the city of Brooksville after a four-month im...
BROOKSVILLE — Barring any last-minute influx of money and members, the county will be forced to reduce the operating hours at the beleaguered Little Rock Cannery starting Oct. 1.
BROOKSVILLE — On his way in to a friendly campaign stop in Brooksville, Gov. Rick Scott took a moment to address some of his critics.
BROOKSVILLE — A Cemex official said he has four months to convince residents their fears of expanding mining operations along State Road 50 and Fort Dade Avenue are groundless.
BROOKSVILLE — Mosquito control would return to Brooksville thanks to a new funding plan proposed Tuesday by county commissioners.
BROOKSVILLE — County commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday to pass a formal ordinance allowing the Penny for Projects referendum to appear on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.
BROOKSVILLE — When Hernando County commissioners meet Tuesday to set a proposed property tax rate for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, they will consider a possible tax hike to accom...
BROOKSVILLE — President Obama in February raised the minimum wage for federal contractors from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour.
BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County’s unemployment rate was 7.9 percent in June, up from 7.7 percent in May.
BROOKSVILLE — Diners can soon add two more choices to their eating-out options.