Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

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Two women arrested for alleged drug sales

Two women arrested for alleged drug sales

SPRING HILL — Two women were arrested at a home in Spring Hill on Friday after a search found evidence of illegal drug sales.
Published: 08/16/14

School supplies giveaway is Saturday

SPRING HILL — Three local churches will give out free school supplies for up to 500 families during an event Saturday in Spring Hill.
Published: 08/14/14
State advances $89.5 million for I-75 expansion in  Hernando

State advances $89.5 million for I-75 expansion in Hernando

BROOKSVILLE — Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday he is pushing up the timetable for six state transportation projects totaling $806 million and one of them is the Interstate 75 and State Road 50 corridor in Hernando County....
Published: 08/14/14
Early voting starts Saturday

Early voting starts Saturday

BROOKSVILLE — Early voting for the Aug. 26 primary begins Saturday and will continue until Aug. 23 at four different sites.
Published: 08/14/14

Hernando commissioners approve incentives to lure biomedical firms

BROOKSVILLE — County commissioners have approved economic incentives totaling $200,000 that would attract two biomedical firms to Hernando County.
Published: 08/13/14
Cemex expansion discussion delayed until Dec. 9

Cemex expansion discussion delayed until Dec. 9

BROOKSVILLE — Commissioners accepted a request from Cemex to postpone discussion of a proposed mining expansion north of Brooksville until Dec. 9.
Published: 08/13/14
Hundreds of Hernando County employees to get pay raises

Hundreds of Hernando County employees to get pay raises

BROOKSVILLE — Hundreds of Hernando County employees are in line for pay raises thanks to a salary study that showed their pay is about 4 percent lower than the pay of industry peers.
Published: 08/12/14
Hernando commissioners raise bed tax 2 cents

Hernando commissioners raise bed tax 2 cents

BROOKSVILLE — County commissioners voted unanimously to raise the bed tax from 3 to 5 cents on the dollar and use the money to help bolster the county tourism department’s operating budget.
Published: 08/12/14
Moratorium on transportation impact fees retained

Moratorium on transportation impact fees retained

BROOKSVILLE — County commissioners Tuesday voted 4-1 to continue a moratorium on transportation impact fees until June 2015.
Published: 08/12/14

Residential kennel approved for Spring Hill

BROOKSVILLE — A Spring Hill couple got permission Monday to open a kennel in a residential neighborhood that would house up to 70 animals.
Published: 08/11/14

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