Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014

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Hernando commissioners give nod to sales tax referendum

Hernando commissioners give nod to sales tax referendum

BROOKSVILLE — County commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday to pass a formal ordinance allowing the Penny for Projects referendum to appear on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.
Updated: 3 hours ago
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

Chili’s, Gator’s Dockside submit building plans in Hernando

BROOKSVILLE — Diners can soon add two more choices to their eating-out options.
Published: 07/17/14

Sting nets 10 arrests of unlicensed contractors in Hernando

BROOKSVILLE — An undercover operation cracking down on unlicensed contractors netted 10 arrests and civil citations totaling $9,675.
Published: 07/17/14

Chamber provides link showing straw poll results

The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce has posted a link showing the results of the 250 people who cast ballots in a straw poll held at last week’s Politics in the Park event in Spring Hill. Click here to view the results....
Published: 07/16/14

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