Sunday, Nov 23, 2014

Local Breaking News

Citrus deputy fatally shoots woman who pointed taser

Citrus deputy fatally shoots woman who pointed taser

A Citrus County deputy is on administrative leave after officials say he fatally shot a woman who pointed a taser at him during a disturbance call in Inverness late Sunday night.
Published: 11/17/14

DOH has tools to check on questionable health providers

Sometimes, even under the best of circumstances, a medical procedure takes a bad turn. But when an unlicensed medical practitioner is involved, it can be criminal.
Published: 11/15/14
Updated: 11/16/14

LeBlanc: A letter of competency

In my estimation there is no disease that can tear a family apart faster than Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia.
Published: 11/16/14

Reiniers: Just what do we want to be as a country?

Now that the election is over it’s a good time to reflect on its long term outcome. We hear repeatedly that the average American believes the country is going in the wrong direction. Did this election signal a sea change in opinion – at...
Published: 11/16/14

Nickoles: Red light dilemma

I am writing this in hopes of saving someone $308, which I just had to pay for taking a rolling right-hand turn on a red light, and appealing it!
Published: 11/16/14

Donations pour in for Endeavor’s library

BROOKSVILLE — When officials at Endeavor Academy made public a plea for books to fill the school’s makeshift library, people responded.
Published: 11/15/14
Monti Magill’s holds benefit for young breast cancer patient

Monti Magill’s holds benefit for young breast cancer patient

Katie Fisher, who turned 26 today, was young for regular mammograms and had only distant cases of breast cancer in her family, so she didn’t really think she was at risk.
Published: 11/13/14
Former administrator gets no apology from Hernando school board

Former administrator gets no apology from Hernando school board

BROOKSVILLE — A Hernando County School Board hearing over former Schools Superintendent Ken Pritz was so contentious that even a vote to adjourn the hearing was split.
Published: 11/13/14
Hernando deputy honored for saving man’s life

Hernando deputy honored for saving man’s life

WEEKI WACHEE — Walter Ward was having a heart attack.
Published: 11/13/14

School district continues search for additional revenue

BROOKSVILLE — The rejection of the proposed Penny For Projects one-cent sales tax increase by Hernando County voters last week put the school district in a precarious financial bind.
Published: 11/13/14

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