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Spring Hill man crushed to death by loader at Cemex plan

Spring Hill man crushed to death by loader at Cemex plan

BROOKSVILLE — A Spring Hill man was killed at the Cemex cement plant on Wednesday after he was pinned against the cab of a semi truck by a front loader, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Spring Hill standoff ends; armed suspect arrested

Spring Hill standoff ends; armed suspect arrested

SPRING HILL — After more than five hours of negotiations, the suspect who had barricaded himself in his home in the Berkeley Manor subdivision walked out and was arrested Wednesday night. No one was injured in the confrontation.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Scott engages critics, pitches jobs plan in Brooksville

Scott engages critics, pitches jobs plan in Brooksville

BROOKSVILLE — On his way in to a friendly campaign stop in Brooksville, Gov. Rick Scott took a moment to address some of his critics.
Updated: 20 hours ago

17,000 vote-by-mail ballots sent out in Hernando

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County residents should start getting their vote-by-mail ballots in the mail this week.
Published: 07/23/14
Around Town: Photos from the community

Around Town: Photos from the community

Published: 07/23/14
Road paving begins at repaired Spring Hill sinkhole site

Road paving begins at repaired Spring Hill sinkhole site

SPRING HILL — A massive sinkhole that caused the sudden evacuation of a homeowner on Eldridge Road was filled Tuesday and crews will pave the street today, Hernando County officials said.
Published: 07/22/14
Updated: 07/23/14
Cemex seeks public hearing postponement

Cemex seeks public hearing postponement

BROOKSVILLE — Three weeks before a controversial mining expansion was set to go before county commissioners at a public hearing, Cemex has asked for a postponement until Dec. 9.
Published: 07/22/14
Property tax plan would return mosquito control to Brooksville

Property tax plan would return mosquito control to Brooksville

BROOKSVILLE — Mosquito control would return to Brooksville thanks to a new funding plan proposed Tuesday by county commissioners.
Published: 07/22/14
Hernando commissioners give nod to sales tax referendum

Hernando commissioners give nod to sales tax referendum

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.
Published: 07/22/14
Spring Hill sinkhole home declared unsafe

Spring Hill sinkhole home declared unsafe

SPRING HILL — A home on the edge of a sinkhole that opened in Spring Hill was declared unsafe Monday and the homeowner was given until Tuesday morning to remove her belongings, according to Hernando County officials. ...
Published: 07/21/14

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