Sunday, Sep 21, 2014

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Hobby Lobby opening delayed

Hobby Lobby opening delayed

BROOKSVILLE — The opening of Hernando County’s first Hobby Lobby store has been delayed.
Updated: 2 hours ago
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.
Updated: 2 hours ago
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.
Updated: 2 hours ago

County may adopt new minimum operating standards at airport

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando Commissioner Dave Russell said the minimum operating standards for the local airport have not been modified since 1997.
Updated: 20 hours ago

Hernando County’s jobless rate up for fourth consecutive month

Hernando County’s unemployment rate was 8.8 percent in August, up from 8.5 percent the previous month.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Bike, walking path will connect beach to U.S. 19

Bike, walking path will connect beach to U.S. 19

HERNANDO BEACH — For years bicyclists and pedestrians in this coastal community have pedaled or walked cautiously along Osowaw Boulevard to reach the nearest big-box stores on U.S. 19.
Updated: 20 hours ago

With much on the line, penny sales tax push heats up

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County has launched a full-court promotional campaign to sell the public on the ‘Penny for Projects’ sales tax initiative voters will find on November’s general election ballot....
Published: 09/18/14

FHP: Speeding driver crashes into Veterans Expressway wall

A Spring Hill man was seriously injured this morning when he struck a concrete barrier on the Veterans Expressway while speeding in his SUV.
Published: 09/18/14
Flooded streets as cold front soaks area

Flooded streets as cold front soaks area

Rain will fall much of the day in the Tampa Bay area ahead of a weak cold front slowly sagging south over the Florida peninsula.
Published: 09/17/14
Matos charged with first-degree murder in Hudson slayings

Matos charged with first-degree murder in Hudson slayings

NEW PORT RICHEY — Adam Matos was charged Monday with four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his former girlfriend, Megan Brown, her parents and her new boyfriend, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said Monday....
Published: 09/15/14
Updated: 09/16/14

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