Sunday, Sep 21, 2014

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Hundreds attend memorial for Pasco grad who died at FGCU

Hundreds attend memorial for Pasco grad who died at FGCU

LUTZ — Austin Vonckx was remembered for his side-splitting sense of humor, selfless acts of kindness and adventurous nature during a memorial service on Sunday at The Bethany Center, where he once worked.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Hobby Lobby opening delayed

Hobby Lobby opening delayed

BROOKSVILLE — The opening of Hernando County’s first Hobby Lobby store has been delayed.
Updated: 7 hours ago

LeBlanc: Delusions often absolutely terrifying

As my father’s caregiver, I’d have to say the darkest part of his Alzheimer’s disease for me was dealing with the hallucinations he endured during latter stages of his illness.
Updated: 7 hours ago
County seeks to alleviate congestion at boat ramp

County seeks to alleviate congestion at boat ramp

Jon Auvil, of Dade City, said he tries to make the trip to Hernando Beach every Saturday to launch his boat into a newly dredged channel leading to the Gulf of Mexico.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Penny for Projects raises $159K

Penny for Projects raises $159K

BROOKSVILLE — The Penny for Projects political action committee raised $159,100 from June 1 through Sept. 5, according to Florida elections officials.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Brooksville chief: No excessive force in violent encounter

Brooksville chief: No excessive force in violent encounter

BROOKSVILLE — Two Brooksville police officers acted appropriately when taking down a man who ended up hospitalized after the violent altercation, Police Chief George Turner said.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Horizon Homecare enters Medline Pink Glove Dance Competition

To help find a cure for cancer, Horizon Homecare in Spring Hill employees stretched on pink exam gloves, choreographed their moves and — with community members’ help — entered the Medline Pink Glove Dance Competition.
Published: 09/20/14

County may adopt new minimum operating standards at airport

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando Commissioner Dave Russell said the minimum operating standards for the local airport have not been modified since 1997.
Published: 09/20/14

Hernando County’s jobless rate up for fourth consecutive month

Hernando County’s unemployment rate was 8.8 percent in August, up from 8.5 percent the previous month.
Published: 09/20/14
Bike, walking path will connect beach to U.S. 19

Bike, walking path will connect beach to U.S. 19

HERNANDO BEACH — For years bicyclists and pedestrians in this coastal community have pedaled or walked cautiously along Osowaw Boulevard to reach the nearest big-box stores on U.S. 19.
Published: 09/20/14

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