Friday, Oct 31, 2014

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Customer referrals central to McComb’s Carpet Cleaning’s success

Customer referrals central to McComb’s Carpet Cleaning’s success

Quentin and Maureen McComb realized their American dream in a successful carpet cleaning business they created in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, then relocated to Spring Hill in 1987. And their son, Mike, who was 15 at the time of the move, spent the re...
Published: 10/30/14
Man guilty of additional charges in chase that killed Hernando deputy

Man guilty of additional charges in chase that killed Hernando deputy

BROOKSVILLE — An Ocala man who led law enforcement on a chase that killed Hernando County Sheriff’s Office Deputy John Mecklenburg in July 2011 pleaded guilty last week to aggravated fleeing and eluding law enforcement.
Published: 10/30/14

Better public transportation needed for Hernando

Hernando County’s bus system, which presently runs on major arteries only, needs to be replaced by a neighborhood and rural van service that will operate door-to-door and to central transfer stations.
Published: 10/30/14
Warm today, but get those sweaters ready

Warm today, but get those sweaters ready

The Tampa Bay area will be warm and cloudy today in advance of a cold front forecast to bring a cool-down by the weekend.
Published: 10/30/14
Around Town: Photos from the community

Around Town: Photos from the community

To have your photos printed in the Hernando Today email them to jochoa@tampatrib.com.
Published: 10/29/14
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.
Published: 10/29/14
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

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