Friday, Apr 18, 2014

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Projections look good for blueberry fest

Projections look good for blueberry fest

BROOKSVILLE - While the hard numbers won't be available until the end of the week, Florida Blueberry Festival Coordinator Michael Heard said the third annual event did "extremely well" and brought an estimated 60,000 people to the streets of downtown...
Published: 04/15/14
Updated: 04/16/14

Hernando rejects union grievance

BROOKSVILLE - Hernando County officials said they will not process a grievance filed by Robert Rae concerning a purported policy violation but the president of the firefighters' union said he is not buying the reason and will move forward with his co...
Published: 04/15/14
Just Poets planning workshop celebrating poetry month

Just Poets planning workshop celebrating poetry month

BROOKSVILLE - Al Svoboda recalls with excitement, even a hint of amazement, the time he was climbing a North Carolina mountain and a poem came to him.
Published: 04/15/14

Leaky roof could close Westside Elementary for two years

BROOKSVILLE - A roof at Westside Elementary School could close the school for up to two years while repairs are made, and students might need to be relocated in the process.
Published: 04/15/14
Despite objections, zoning board approves Hernando Beach development

Despite objections, zoning board approves Hernando Beach development

BROOKSVILLE - Brothers Gordon and Ron Wolf envision a future tourism destination spot for Hernando Beach, complete with lodging, a nature amphitheater and cultural center.
Published: 04/14/14
Updated: 04/15/14

Teen arrested after sex act in Spring Hill McDonalds, deputies say

Hernando Today staff report
Published: 04/14/14
Man fights back during arrest, Hernando deputies say

Man fights back during arrest, Hernando deputies say

SPRING HILL - A man suspected of battering his mother was arrested on additional charges Saturday evening after fighting back against a sheriff's deputy, authorities said.
Published: 04/14/14
Hernando search called off for missing pilot

Hernando search called off for missing pilot

HERNANDO COUNTY - After a full day of searching the Withlacoochee State Forest on Saturday, the Hernando County Sheriff's Office and other area agencies called off the ground search for missing pilot Theodore "Teddy" Weiss of Zephyrhills.
Published: 04/14/14
Reaction sets in to mining expansion

Reaction sets in to mining expansion

BROOKSVILLE - Linda Wisenbaker said it's bad enough living so close to an existing cement plant near her Fort Dade mobile home.
Published: 04/12/14
Updated: 04/13/14
Initial attendance numbers look good, Hernando Fair officials say

Initial attendance numbers look good, Hernando Fair officials say

The Hernando County Fair wrapped up Saturday, ending a successful nine-day run.
Published: 04/12/14
Updated: 04/13/14

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