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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
Asian markets offer global experience

Asian markets offer global experience

SPRING HILL — Asian grocery markets can be intimidating for first-time shoppers. And once over the threshold, it would be easy to feel quite giddy at the sight of shelf upon shelf of mysterious packages crammed with exotic looking stuff, row u...
Published: 09/13/14
Locals compete in 2014 National 4-H shooting competition

Locals compete in 2014 National 4-H shooting competition

Hernando Sportsman’s 4-H Club members Ian Lee and Cody Curabba recently represented the state of Florida at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational, held in Grand Island, Nebraska, on June 24-29, for trap, skeet and sporting clays compet...
Published: 09/11/14
Prestige brings the car wash to you

Prestige brings the car wash to you

If you don’t have time to get a car wash, Eric James will bring the car wash to you.
Published: 09/11/14

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