MICHAEL D. BATESHernando Today
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BROOKSVILLE — County commissioners likely face a long day Dec. 9 when two controversial matters come up at their weekly meeting.
BROOKSVILLE — Marylynn Vazquez and her daughter, Shayleese, hit the stores bright and early Friday morning to take advantage of holiday sales.
BROOKSVILLE — A new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is headed to Brooksville.
SPRING HILL — Margie Yurtinus has been helping students prepare Thanksgiving dinners for parents and grandparents for 34 ye...
BROOKSVILLE — Joe Giarratana has set a target of March 3 to reopen his Papa Joe’s Italian Restaurant on Spring Lake Highway.
BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County’s October unemployment was 7.7 percent, down from 8.0 percent a month earlier.
BROOKSVILLE — County commissioners still don’t know the exact location of a proposed educational-tourism center but they at least know on which side of the county they want it ...
Ever since county commissioners made it easier for residents to petition the county to get their limerock roads paved, the county has been inundated with requests.
BROOKSVILLE — For months, county commissioners have tossed around options of where to locate an educational-tourism center using $3 million in state funds and another $3 million of co...
BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County officials are asking people to help them choose economic development projects they think are deserving of the anticipated federal money coming this way f...
RIDGE MANOR — Two men were arrested Thursday and charged with stealing about $3,400 worth of copper wire from power poles in the Ridge Manor area.
BROOKSVILLE — The developer of Vista Park Apartments got approval Monday to lift the 55-and-older restriction on a new section of the complex that is under construction.
BROOKSVILLE — The need for another fire station in Spring Hill was identified as far back as 2007.
BROOKSVILLE — County Attorney Garth Coller could be in line for a $33,815-per-year salary hike.
BROOKSVILLE — Dave Russell joked to his colleagues Tuesday that he had brown hair and stood 6-foot 2 before he entered politics 16 years ago.
BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County has typically been a Republican bastion and this election mirrored past contests.
BROOKSVILLE — Homebuilder and Republican Blaise Ingoglia beat out his three opponents Tuesday and will represent constituents in Florida’s House District 35 for the next two ye...
BROOKSVILLE — Voters decided Tuesday they wanted to keep Republican County Commissioner Wayne Dukes for a second, four-year term.
Attorney Mary Hatcher takes over as judge representing the 5th Judicial Circuit.
BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County’s housing market continued to improve in September, but tight bank financing regulations continue to impede recovery,.
BROOKSVILLE — County commissioners Tuesday will discuss what, if any, adjustments will be made to county attorney Garth Coller’s contract.
BROOKSVILLE — Elections Supervisor Shirley Anderson, who took some heat for delayed precinct tabulations during the August primary, said she is hoping fo...
BROOKSVILLE — The first two stores at Cortez Commons have announced opening dates.
SPRING HILL — A Spring Hill man, under investigation for stealing 244 political signs, was arrested Friday afternoon and charged with seven counts of petit theft.
BROOKSVILLE — Motorists and pedestrians in downtown Brooksville have come face to face with witches, scarecrows and enormous spiders the last few weeks.
BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County commissioners this week unanimously approved incentives totaling about $88,000 to two manufacturers that plan to bring new jobs with higher wages to Hern...
BROOKSVILLE — A plan to build a winery north of Brooksville that was shot down last month got new life Tuesday when Hernando County commissioners voted to revisit it during a December...
BROOKSVILLE — County commissioners Tuesday voted 4-1 to allow the Hernando County Fine Arts Council to use county-owned office space at the parks and recreation building in downtown B...
Republican Richard Nugent wants a third term in Congress but to get there he will have to defeat Democrat Dave Koller.
BROOKSVILLE — Last year was the first year Hernando County had a decline in the number of sinkhole properties reported to the property appraiser’s office, and 2014 is on track ...
BROOKSVILLE — County commissioners on Tuesday will consider offering incentives to two manufacturers that plan to bring jobs to Hernando County.
The District 4 Hernando County commission seat became wide open when incumbent Republican Dave Russell announced he was stepping down at the end of his term.
Hernando County’s unemployment rate dropped in September for the first time in four months.