Saturday, Dec 20, 2014

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Fun facts: Thanksgiving by the numbers

Fun facts: Thanksgiving by the numbers

From your favorite pies to the the number of turkeys eaten each Thanksgiving, a look at the holiday by the numbers.
Published: 11/26/14

Hernando woman charged with stealing $35,000 from government

BROOKSVILLE — A Hernando County woman faces up to 40 years in federal prison after she was charged with four counts of theft of government property, U.S. Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III, said in a news release.
Published: 11/25/14

Letters to the editor

Empathy for Ken Pritz
Published: 11/25/14
Around Town: Photos from the community

Around Town: Photos from the community

Published: 11/25/14
Ebola scare provides good test for Hernando responders

Ebola scare provides good test for Hernando responders

Hernando County’s first Ebola scare turned out to be a false alarm, but it gave first responders a chance to test their procedures for responding to the virus.
Published: 11/24/14
Foggy start to week, but rain is coming

Foggy start to week, but rain is coming

After a foggy morning, temperatures again will rise well above normal around the Tampa Bay region, ahead of a cold front that will produce plenty of showers by Tuesday.
Published: 11/24/14
Inflatable obstacles put another twist on traditional 5K

Inflatable obstacles put another twist on traditional 5K

TAMPA — While he sipped beer with a friend in Orlando last year, Stuart Kaul had an idea for a new kind of endurance event.
Published: 11/23/14
Murder case remains unsolved 7 years later

Murder case remains unsolved 7 years later

WEEKI WACHEE — On Dec. 11, 2007, Dominique Lewis' murdered body was found by a CSX Railroad employee just off Brooksville Rock Road, a desolate road known for its tall trees, thick brush and, at the end, a company that handles explosives for th...
Published: 11/22/14
Updated: 11/23/14
Great Brooksvillian named

Great Brooksvillian named

BROOKSVILLE — Jan Knowles, past president of the Hernando Historical Museum, has been named the Great Brooksvillian for 2014 by the Brooksville City Council.
Published: 11/22/14
Updated: 11/23/14

LeBlanc: Baker act is a dementia dilemma

In 1971, Maxine Baker was a state representative from Miami. She had a heart for mental health issues and this concern led her to sponsor a bill in the Legislature. The bill soon became a Florida statute, aptly named, “The Baker Act.” ...
Published: 11/23/14

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