Sunday, Nov 23, 2014

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After 34 years Challenger teacher hosts last Thanksgiving luncheon

After 34 years Challenger teacher hosts last Thanksgiving luncheon

SPRING HILL — Margie Yurtinus has been helping students prepare Thanksgiving dinners for parents and grandparents for 34 years.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Papa Joe’s set to reopen March 3

Papa Joe’s set to reopen March 3

BROOKSVILLE — Joe Giarratana has set a target of March 3 to reopen his Papa Joe’s Italian Restaurant on Spring Lake Highway.
Updated: 6 hours ago
County jobless rate falls further

County jobless rate falls further

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County’s October unemployment was 7.7 percent, down from 8.0 percent a month earlier.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Pedestrian injured in Hernando hit-and-run crash

A pedestrian was seriously hurt in a hit-and-run crash Friday morning in Hernando County, and the Florida Highway Patrol is searching for the driver.
Published: 11/21/14
Commissioners prefer Hernando’s west side for tourism center

Commissioners prefer Hernando’s west side for tourism center

BROOKSVILLE — County commissioners still don’t know the exact location of a proposed educational-tourism center but they at least know on which side of the county they want it built.
Published: 11/20/14
Holcomb, Dukes sworn in at county commission meeting

Holcomb, Dukes sworn in at county commission meeting

BROOKSVILLE — It was the changing of the guard at Tuesday’s county commission meeting as Judge Daniel Merritt Jr. swore in one new board member and administered the oath to the returning chairman.
Published: 11/18/14
Tilted Teacup starts serving at new location

Tilted Teacup starts serving at new location

Aimee Gans believes in the power of a dream because she has breathed life into one she had as a little girl.
Published: 11/15/14
Updated: 11/16/14
Road paving requests in Hernando skyrocket

Road paving requests in Hernando skyrocket

Ever since county commissioners made it easier for residents to petition the county to get their limerock roads paved, the county has been inundated with requests.
Published: 11/15/14
Updated: 11/16/14
Hernando commission to discuss where to build tourism center

Hernando commission to discuss where to build tourism center

BROOKSVILLE — For months, county commissioners have tossed around options of where to locate an educational-tourism center using $3 million in state funds and another $3 million of county money.
Published: 11/15/14
Updated: 11/16/14
County seeks input in spending oil spill funds

County seeks input in spending oil spill funds

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County officials are asking people to help them choose economic development projects they think are deserving of the anticipated federal money coming this way from the 2010 Gulf oil spill.
Published: 11/15/14

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