Thursday, Sep 18, 2014

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Groups host day of fun for vets, families

Groups host day of fun for vets, families

Veterans from across the state and nation will descend on the Hernando Sportsman’s Club on Saturday.
Published: 09/13/14
Updated: 09/15/14

Brooksville bicyclist dies from injuries sustained in July crash

A 54-year-old Brooksville man who was hit by a semitrailer in July while riding his bike on State Road 50 has died from his injuries, troopers said Monday.
Published: 09/15/14

Taste of Dunedin kicks off city’s Restaurant Week

DUNEDIN — Gray clouds and a light sprinkle didn’t deter hundreds of hungry festivalgoers from standing outside Pensare Italian Bistro and Wine Bar Sunday afternoon, anxious to cast their votes in the fourth annual Taste of Dunedin. ...
Published: 09/14/14
Sheriff : Crime rate fell 40 pct. since 2008

Sheriff : Crime rate fell 40 pct. since 2008

BROOKSVILLE — About 10,000 more people have settled in Hernando County in the last six years — a 6-percent increase population.
Published: 09/13/14
Updated: 09/14/14
Winding Waters battles overcrowding

Winding Waters battles overcrowding

WEEKI WACHEE — It was 4 p.m., and parents waiting to pick up students at Winding Waters K-8 school were separated into three car lines that looped through the campus parking lot.
Published: 09/13/14
Updated: 09/14/14
Volunteers help clean algae from Weeki Wachee

Volunteers help clean algae from Weeki Wachee

WEEKI WACHEE — Chuck Morton stepped into the water at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, pivoted and let himself fall backward.
Published: 09/13/14
Updated: 09/14/14
Brooksville collects $2.8 million in 2013 red-light revenue

Brooksville collects $2.8 million in 2013 red-light revenue

BROOKSVILLE — The city of Brooksville collected more than $2.8 million from red-light camera citations written to motorists last year, and slightly less is expected to be collected this year.
Published: 09/13/14
Updated: 09/14/14
Local blood donations help save local lives

Local blood donations help save local lives

Each year 4.5 million Americans would die without life-saving blood transfusions, donation advocates say. The ease of giving blood has gone a long way toward ensuring those supplies are available.
Published: 09/13/14

Families show support of Westside Elementary

Westside Elementary ended the last school year amid a air of uncertainty. With talk of campus renovations or even possibly leveling the school, no one knew what would become of one of Hernando County’s oldest elementary schools.
Published: 09/13/14

Program helps protect elders living alone

Aging is inevitable. And when family members are around to care for people in declining physical or mental health, the situation can be well in hand.
Published: 09/13/14

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