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Around Town: Photos from the community

Around Town: Photos from the community

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Updated: 8 hours ago
Driver burned in truck fire at Brooksville public works facility

Driver burned in truck fire at Brooksville public works facility

BROOKSVILLE — The driver of a truck hauling oil suffered burns to his lower legs Wednesday when a fire started during a transfer at the Hernando County Department of Public Works facility, Brooksville Fire Rescue said.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Bird causes crop duster to drop chemical on Hernando property

Bird causes crop duster to drop chemical on Hernando property

BROOKSVILLE — John Kyle didn’t know what had been dumped across 1,000 square feet of his property on Majestic Oak Lane, or why. He just knew there was a lot of it — and it was blue.
Published: 10/28/14
Brooksville day care worker charged with hitting child, deputies say

Brooksville day care worker charged with hitting child, deputies say

BROOKSVILLE — A worker at Happy Land Daycare accused of striking a student in the face on Oct. 17 was arrested at the business Monday and charged with child abuse, the Brooksville Police Department said.
Published: 10/28/14
Man in custody after barricading himself inside home with two children, deputies say

Man in custody after barricading himself inside home with two children, deputies say

BROOKSVILLE — Deputies on Tuesday afternoon arrested a man who was barricaded for hours inside a home with two children, the Hernando County Sheriff’s office said.
Published: 10/28/14

Hernando deputies searching for suspect in gas station robbery

BROOKSVILLE — The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a man who used a semi-automatic weapon while robbing the Chevron gas station at 30328 Cortez Boulevard on Sunday afternoon.
Published: 10/28/14

Owner of 2 German shepherds cited in attack that killed poodle

BROOKSVILLE — A Brooksville woman was issued multiple citations from animal control officers Monday after two German shepherds attacked and killed a smaller dog and bit the dog’s owner, the Brookvsille Police Department said.
Published: 10/28/14
Sunny with above-normal temps in forecast

Sunny with above-normal temps in forecast

Temperatures will run a couple of degrees above normal again today and Wednesday in the Tampa Bay area, with highs in mid-80s and lows in the upper 50s to upper 60s.
Published: 10/28/14
Teen caught with brass knuckles at Central High, deputies say

Teen caught with brass knuckles at Central High, deputies say

A 16-year-old boy faces felony weapons charges after deputies say he brought brass knuckles and a small pocket knife to Central High School on Monday.
Published: 10/28/14
Woman, 81, walking to Tallahassee in support of campaign finance reform

Woman, 81, walking to Tallahassee in support of campaign finance reform

Rhana Bazzini, 81, is marching from Sarasota to Tallahassee this month in support of campaign finance reform. Bazzini hopes to raise awareness of the problem with her walk and will challenge leaders in Tallahassee to support a solution with an amendm...
Published: 10/27/14

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