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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.
BROOKSVILLE — Latressa Jones has spent much of her life working with impoverished, at-risk children and built a career through alternative education.
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.
BROOKSVILLE — A complaint brought by Hernando County School Board Member John Sweeney against Schools Superintendent Lori Romano over possibly leaked academic records has been dropped.
SPRING HILL — A man arrested after he was caught inside a Ford F-150 pickup that didn’t belong to him offered an explanation for his actions, deputies said.
Logan Brown, 18, and Christopher Ramos, 20, broke into Challenger K-8 School and stole Froot Loops, a Hernando County Sheriff’s Office report said.
SPRING HILL — A 64-year-old man was arrested this week after his supposedly stolen car was found burned in North Florida woods.
A woman was killed when she was struck by a pickup while walking along U.S. 19 in Hernando County on Sunday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Like most parents, Kristine Lanigan’s wish is to protect her children from harm.