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District maintains C rating

District maintains C rating

BROOKSVILLE — The Hernando County School District received a C rating for the third consecutive year, according to preliminary reports released by the state Department Of Education.
Published: 07/19/14
Updated: 07/21/14
Wrestling fans pack Forum for WWE pay-per-view

Wrestling fans pack Forum for WWE pay-per-view

TAMPA — Jeremy Rachlin, 10, didn’t let his age dissuade him from lobbying for a spot on the WWE’s live pay-per-view broadcast Sunday night at The Forum.
Published: 07/20/14
Anti-illegal immigration protesters rally in Spring Hill

Anti-illegal immigration protesters rally in Spring Hill

Floridians for Immigration Enforcement held protests throughout the state on Saturday in opposition to a surge of unaccompanied child migrants into the United States.
Published: 07/20/14

Tampa police investigating homicide at club

TAMPA — Police are investigating a homicide at a club off East Skagway Avenue in North Tampa.
Published: 07/20/14
Possible sinkhole reported in Spring Hill

Possible sinkhole reported in Spring Hill

A possible sinkhole in Spring Hill led to the evacuation of one home Saturday evening, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 07/19/14
Updated: 07/20/14

County hires new mosquito control director

BROOKSVILLE — Sandra Fisher is Hernando County’s new mosquito control director.
Published: 07/19/14
Proposed county budget shows millage hike

Proposed county budget shows millage hike

BROOKSVILLE — When Hernando County commissioners meet Tuesday to set a proposed property tax rate for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, they will consider a possible tax hike to accommodate an increase in the sheriff’s larger-than-expec...
Published: 07/19/14

Democrats plan minimum wage rally

BROOKSVILLE — President Obama in February raised the minimum wage for federal contractors from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour.
Published: 07/19/14

Jobless rate rises slightly in June

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County’s unemployment rate was 7.9 percent in June, up from 7.7 percent in May.
Published: 07/19/14

Sheriff’s office seizes about 31.75 pounds of pot

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County detectives seized almost 32 pounds of marijuana from a Brooksville home Thursday.
Published: 07/19/14

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