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Saturday’s parade kicks off Veterans Day events

Saturday’s parade kicks off Veterans Day events

Veterans Day tributes kicked off Saturday morning with the annual Veterans Appreciation Parade in Brooksville. More events are planned for various days this week in Hernando County. They include:
Published: 11/08/14
Updated: 11/09/14
Residents, officials honor centuries-old oak tree

Residents, officials honor centuries-old oak tree

BROOKSVILLE — A majestic live oak with a massive trunk and thick outstretched limbs has stood at what’s now Southern Hills Plantation Club for about 300 years.
Published: 11/08/14
Updated: 11/09/14
Planning board to discuss new fire station in Spring Hill

Planning board to discuss new fire station in Spring Hill

BROOKSVILLE — The need for another fire station in Spring Hill was identified as far back as 2007.
Published: 11/08/14
Updated: 11/09/14
Timber Pines residents hit the pavement for good cause

Timber Pines residents hit the pavement for good cause

TIMBER PINES — On Friday morning, Timber Pines residents hit the pavement wearing bright-green shirts and their best walking shoes.
Published: 11/08/14

County attorney may get a raise

BROOKSVILLE — County Attorney Garth Coller could be in line for a $33,815-per-year salary hike.
Published: 11/08/14
Commissioners, county leaders pay tribute to departing Dave Russell

Commissioners, county leaders pay tribute to departing Dave Russell

BROOKSVILLE — Dave Russell joked to his colleagues Tuesday that he had brown hair and stood 6-foot 2 before he entered politics 16 years ago.
Published: 11/05/14
Hernando turnout for midterm reaches nearly 52 percent

Hernando turnout for midterm reaches nearly 52 percent

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County has typically been a Republican bastion and this election mirrored past contests.
Published: 11/05/14
Hatcher wins 5th Judicial Circuit judge post

Hatcher wins 5th Judicial Circuit judge post

Attorney Mary Hatcher takes over as judge representing the 5th Judicial Circuit.
Published: 11/04/14
Erhard wins seat on Brooksville City Council

Erhard wins seat on Brooksville City Council

BROOKSVILLE — Betty Erhard, a member of Brooksville’s Charter Review Committee, will replace outgoing Mayor Kevin Hohn in Seat 4, according to unofficial results from the Hernando County Supervisor of Elections Office.
Published: 11/04/14
Halloween hay bale tradition decorates downtown Brooksville

Halloween hay bale tradition decorates downtown Brooksville

BROOKSVILLE — Motorists and pedestrians in downtown Brooksville have come face to face with witches, scarecrows and enormous spiders the last few weeks.
Published: 10/30/14
Updated: 11/02/14

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