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Family: Tasered man on life support

Family: Tasered man on life support

BROOKSVILLE — The family of a man arrested after a violent encounter with the Brooksville Police Department on Saturday said he is in the intensive care unit at a local hospital and is not expected to live. ...
Updated: 6 hours ago
PJ the DJ finds his groove at The Arc Nature Coast

PJ the DJ finds his groove at The Arc Nature Coast

PJ the DJ is much more than headphones and turntables. He’s been a customer and volunteer at the The Arc Nature Coast Education Center since 2009.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Spring Hill woman finds naked man sleeping on patio, deputies say

Spring Hill woman finds naked man sleeping on patio, deputies say

SPRING HILL — A naked man was arrested Wednesday morning after a Hernando County Sheriff’s Office deputy found him sleeping on a love seat inside the enclosed patio of someone else’s home, records show.
Updated: 10 hours ago

Chinese students may return to Hernando schools

WEEKI WACHEE — Chinese students enrolled in the prestigious Beijing New Talent Academy are in school from 6 a.m to 9 p.m., five days a week.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Two more arrested while panhandling in Hernando

Two more arrested while panhandling in Hernando

SPRING HILL — Two homeless people were arrested while panhandling at U.S. 19 and County Line Road in separate incidents this week, Hernando County Sheriff’s Office reports said.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Hernando school board approves lower property tax rate

Hernando school board approves lower property tax rate

BROOKSVILLE — Despite a deflating general fund and a long list of needed capital improvement projects, the Hernando County School Board approved a 2014-15 budget that includes a slight reduction in the property tax rate.
Updated: 10 hours ago

With much on the line, penny sales tax push heats up

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County has launched a full-court promotional campaign to sell the public on the ‘Penny for Projects’ sales tax initiative voters will find on November’s general election ballot....
Updated: 11 hours ago

Brooksville man struck, killed by pickup while walking dog, troopers say

BROOKSVILLE — A man was killed Thursday morning when he was struck by a pickup while walking his dog, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Updated: 16 hours ago

FHP: Speeding driver crashes into Veterans Expressway wall

A Spring Hill man was seriously injured this morning when he struck a concrete barrier on the Veterans Expressway while speeding in his SUV.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Overcrowding at Winding Waters forces district to move 30 students

Overcrowding at Winding Waters forces district to move 30 students

WEEKI WACHEE — More than 30 students who were to attend Winding Waters K-8 were without a school this week because fire codes would not allow overcrowding.
Published: 09/17/14

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