Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014

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St. Pete shuts down red-light cameras

St. Pete shuts down red-light cameras

ST. PETERSBURG — Roughly three years after red-light cameras first started snapping photos of red-light runners, the cameras will be shuttered permanently today, bringing the controversial city program to an end. ...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Powerboat race brings thousands to Clearwater Beach

Powerboat race brings thousands to Clearwater Beach

CLEARWATER — With a roar somewhere between a jet engine and a race car, the Sixth Annual Clearwater Super Boat National Championship ignited the calm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday.
Published: 09/28/14
Scallop season yields big dividends

Scallop season yields big dividends

BROOKSVILLE — Scallop hunters used to travel to Citrus County to launch their search for the tasty bivalves nestled in shallow sea-grass beds in the Gulf of Mexico.
Published: 09/27/14
Updated: 09/28/14
Hernando works to curb increase in dogfighting

Hernando works to curb increase in dogfighting

BROOKSVILLE — Davey, a 2 1/2-year-old pit bull, romps around these days in the office of Hernando County Animal Services, tail wagging and affectionate to anyone who pets his black-and-white coat.
Published: 09/27/14
Updated: 09/28/14
Adam Matos indicted for quadruple slayings in Hudson

Adam Matos indicted for quadruple slayings in Hudson

NEW PORT RICHEY — A grand jury has indicted Adam Matos on four counts of first-degree murder, the Pinellas-Pasco State Attorney’s Office reported.
Published: 09/25/14

Voter registration deadline is Oct. 6

BROOKSVILLE — Oct. 6 is the last day to register to vote in the 2014 general election.
Published: 09/25/14

Hernando commissioners approve 2014-15 budget

BROOKSVILLE — County commissioners officially put the fiscal year 2014-15 budget to bed at Tuesday’s second and final budget hearing.
Published: 09/24/14
Hobby Lobby opening delayed

Hobby Lobby opening delayed

BROOKSVILLE — The opening of Hernando County’s first Hobby Lobby store has been delayed.
Published: 09/20/14
Updated: 09/21/14
Penny for Projects raises $159K

Penny for Projects raises $159K

BROOKSVILLE — The Penny for Projects political action committee raised $159,100 from June 1 through Sept. 5, according to Florida elections officials.
Published: 09/20/14
Updated: 09/21/14
Brooksville chief: No excessive force in violent encounter

Brooksville chief: No excessive force in violent encounter

BROOKSVILLE — Two Brooksville police officers acted appropriately when taking down a man who ended up hospitalized after the violent altercation, Police Chief George Turner said.
Published: 09/20/14
Updated: 09/21/14

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