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The secret of centenarians

The secret of centenarians

Celebrating your own centenary by reaching that much-coveted, yet often elusive, 100th birthday is quite a difficult goal to achieve for most people.
Updated: 12 hours ago

Man stuck, killed crossing Spring Hill Drive after crash, troopers say

A 67-year-old man was struck and killed by a car as he walked across Spring Hill Drive after he was in a crash Sunday evening, troopers said.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Powerboat race brings thousands to Clearwater Beach

Powerboat race brings thousands to Clearwater Beach

CLEARWATER — With a roar somewhere between a jet engine and a race car, the Sixth Annual Clearwater Super Boat National Championship ignited the calm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday.
Published: 09/28/14
Scallop season yields big dividends

Scallop season yields big dividends

BROOKSVILLE — Scallop hunters used to travel to Citrus County to launch their search for the tasty bivalves nestled in shallow sea-grass beds in the Gulf of Mexico.
Published: 09/27/14
Updated: 09/28/14
Hernando works to curb increase in dogfighting

Hernando works to curb increase in dogfighting

BROOKSVILLE — Davey, a 2 1/2-year-old pit bull, romps around these days in the office of Hernando County Animal Services, tail wagging and affectionate to anyone who pets his black-and-white coat.
Published: 09/27/14
Updated: 09/28/14
LeBlanc: Preserving your memories

LeBlanc: Preserving your memories

For 12 years Dad lived with Alzheimer’s, and throughout those years I did everything I could to give him the best care I knew how. But there is one thing that I deeply regret: I did not take enough photographs of him. So today I am writing thi...
Published: 09/28/14
Cardboard Boat Race pits teams in a soggy showdown

Cardboard Boat Race pits teams in a soggy showdown

It was a fun day on — and, for some participants, in — the water at the second annual Cardboard Boat Race at Hernando Beach on Saturday. About a dozen crews fashioned unique vessels out of cardboard, with varying degrees of success. Cre...
Published: 09/28/14
Olive-centered farm Hernando couple’s dream

Olive-centered farm Hernando couple’s dream

Early in 2011, a young couple had a dream. Just back from a vacation in Italy, Cambren and Deirdre Davis decided they wanted to recreate something that reminded them of their Mediterranean experience.
Published: 09/27/14
Updated: 09/28/14

Hernando commission approves 2014-15 budget

BROOKSVILLE — County commissioners approved the fiscal year 2014-15 budget during Tuesday’s second and final budget hearing.
Published: 09/27/14

Hernando considers splitting proposed tourism center

Turns out, getting the state to allocate $3 million for an educational-tourism center in Hernando County might have been the easiest part of the process.
Published: 09/27/14

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