Thursday, Sep 18, 2014

Local Breaking News

Two more arrested while panhandling in Hernando

SPRING HILL — Two homeless people were arrested while panhandling at U.S. 19 and County Line Road in separate incidents this week, Hernando County Sheriff’s Office reports said.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Hernando school board approves lower property tax rate

Hernando school board approves lower property tax rate

BROOKSVILLE — Despite a deflating general fund and a long list of needed capital improvement projects, the Hernando County School Board approved a 2014-15 budget that includes a slight reduction in the property tax rate.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Overcrowding at Winding Waters forces district to move 30 students

Overcrowding at Winding Waters forces district to move 30 students

WEEKI WACHEE — More than 30 students who were to attend Winding Waters K-8 were without a school this week because fire codes would not allow overcrowding.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Around Town: Photos from the community

Around Town: Photos from the community

Updated: 18 hours ago

Family displaced after fire at Trinity home

An adult and two children escaped injury when their Trinity home caught fire this morning.
Published: 09/16/14
Authorities: Probe into death of FGCU student from Pasco may take weeks

Authorities: Probe into death of FGCU student from Pasco may take weeks

LAND O’ LAKES — It could be several weeks before authorities know what killed 19-year-old Austin Vonckx, who died early Sunday after falling ill in his dorm room at Florida Gulf Coast University.
Published: 09/16/14

Wesley Chapel man dies in crash with dump truck

A 32-year-old man died Friday, a day after his car collided with a dump truck in Wesley Chapel, the Florida Highway Patrol said Monday.
Published: 09/15/14
Groups host day of fun for vets, families

Groups host day of fun for vets, families

Veterans from across the state and nation will descend on the Hernando Sportsman’s Club on Saturday.
Published: 09/13/14
Updated: 09/15/14

Brooksville bicyclist dies from injuries sustained in July crash

A 54-year-old Brooksville man who was hit by a semitrailer in July while riding his bike on State Road 50 has died from his injuries, troopers said Monday.
Published: 09/15/14

Taste of Dunedin kicks off city’s Restaurant Week

DUNEDIN — Gray clouds and a light sprinkle didn’t deter hundreds of hungry festivalgoers from standing outside Pensare Italian Bistro and Wine Bar Sunday afternoon, anxious to cast their votes in the fourth annual Taste of Dunedin. ...
Published: 09/14/14

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