Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

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Jail strip search turns up pot in woman’s bra, deputies say

Jail strip search turns up pot in woman’s bra, deputies say

BROOKSVILLE — A 20-year-old Spring Hill woman was getting booked into the Hernando County Jail on a grand theft charge early Tuesday morning when deputies asked if she had illegal drugs on her.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Around Town: Photos from the community

Around Town: Photos from the community

Updated: 14 hours ago

Man, 23, critical after I-75 crash in Hernando

A 23-year-old Ocala man was hospitalized Tuesday after crashing his SUV into another vehicle on Interstate 75, troopers said.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Man, 21, faces attempted murder charges after shooting at brother, deputies say

Man, 21, faces attempted murder charges after shooting at brother, deputies say

A 21-year-old Brooksville man faces attempted murder charges after firing a shotgun towards his brother during a fight on Saturday night, deputies said.
Published: 10/20/14
Updated: 10/21/14
Two arrested after meth lab found in Brooksville motel room

Two arrested after meth lab found in Brooksville motel room

A man and woman from Virginia were arrested Sunday after Hernando County deputies say they discovered a meth lab inside their Brooksville motel room.
Published: 10/20/14

LeBlanc: Male caregivers in today’s world

Since the beginning of time, women traditionally have been the caregivers of elderly family members, ill spouses, neighbors, etc. But a change is beginning to take place; more and more men are rolling up their sleeves and taking their places among th...
Published: 10/19/14

Golf tourney raises $26,000 for NAMI Hernando

Losing almost half of its financial support led NAMI Hernando to regroup, reorganize and find an alternative funding source. And while some thought the organization finally might have met an obstacle it couldn’t clear, in walked a new presiden...
Published: 10/19/14
Former Brooksville resident matches wits on ‘Jeopardy!’

Former Brooksville resident matches wits on ‘Jeopardy!’

BROOKSVILLE — As a child, Allison Solomon competed in the “Battle of the Books” at Brooksville Elementary School.
Published: 10/18/14
Updated: 10/19/14
Local domestic abuse shelter promotes awareness

Local domestic abuse shelter promotes awareness

In October, Shannon Sokolowski wears purple to help draw attention to the scourge of domestic violence. As director of the Dawn Center, the issue never is far from her mind; and while she would like to say numbers of violent acts directed at women ar...
Published: 10/18/14
Three vie for Brooksville City Council Seat 4

Three vie for Brooksville City Council Seat 4

BROOKSVILLE — The city’s controversial red-light cameras, expected to generate more than $3.1 million in revenue from traffic citations next year, is the most divisive issue facing candidates for the Brooksville City Council seat now he...
Published: 10/16/14

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