Sunday, Jul 27, 2014

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Nearly 500 pounds of pot seized in Spring Hill grow house

Nearly 500 pounds of pot seized in Spring Hill grow house

SPRING HILL — Hernando County Sheriff’s Office deputies nabbed nearly 500 pounds of marijuana from a grow house at 1021 Edgehill Ave. on Tuesday.
Published: 07/16/14
Around Town: Photos from the community

Around Town: Photos from the community

Published: 07/16/14

Hernando superintendent appoints two principals, HR director

BROOKSVILLE — New principals at Westside Elementary and Hernando Middle School were named this week, as well as a new Human Resources director for the Hernando County School District.
Published: 07/15/14
Man charged with attempted murder after standoff with Hernando deputies

Man charged with attempted murder after standoff with Hernando deputies

A standoff between Hernando deputies and an armed male suspect in the Hill ‘n Dale area Monday ended when authorities stormed the shed he was hiding in, deputies said.
Published: 07/14/14
Updated: 07/15/14
Brooksville man faces kidnapping, battery charges

Brooksville man faces kidnapping, battery charges

A Brooksville man faces charges of kidnapping and battery after deputies say he hit a woman and held held her against her will in his truck, according to a report from the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office.
Published: 07/14/14
Brooksville man charged with severely beating a child in his care

Brooksville man charged with severely beating a child in his care

A 31-year-old Brooksville man faces aggravated child abuse charges after a child in his care was found unresponsive and covered in bruises on Thursday, Hernando deputies said.
Published: 07/14/14
Blue Dolphin serves up seafood in old Florida charm

Blue Dolphin serves up seafood in old Florida charm

The Blue Dolphin restaurant in isn’t bordered by tropical waterfront. There are no sandy beaches to stroll through or lavish waterfalls to embrace diners before they walk through the hand-carved, dark wooded front doors.
Published: 07/10/14
Updated: 07/13/14
Park to unveil original shell roof

Park to unveil original shell roof

WEEKI WACHEE — At the height of his pre-sequined fame, Elvis Presley visited the mermaids at Weeki Wachee Springs. “The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll” wasn’t alone.
Published: 07/12/14
Endeavor Academy’s new principal brings background in alternative education

Endeavor Academy’s new principal brings background in alternative education

BROOKSVILLE — Latressa Jones has spent much of her life working with impoverished, at-risk children and built a career through alternative education.
Published: 07/10/14
Updated: 07/12/14
Spring Hill woman fined $16,000 in animal hoarding case

Spring Hill woman fined $16,000 in animal hoarding case

SPRING HILL — A woman who recently had dozens of animals removed from her home by Hernando County Animal Services faces fines of roughly $16,000 for mistreatment of animals, the sheriff’s office said.
Published: 07/10/14

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