Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014

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Man, 21, faces attempted murder charges after shooting at brother, deputies say

Man, 21, faces attempted murder charges after shooting at brother, deputies say

A 21-year-old Brooksville man faces attempted murder charges after firing a shotgun towards his brother during a fight on Saturday night, deputies said.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Two arrested after meth lab found in Brooksville motel room

Two arrested after meth lab found in Brooksville motel room

A man and woman from Virginia were arrested Sunday after Hernando County deputies say they discovered a meth lab inside their Brooksville motel room.
Updated: 13 hours ago

LeBlanc: Male caregivers in today’s world

Since the beginning of time, women traditionally have been the caregivers of elderly family members, ill spouses, neighbors, etc. But a change is beginning to take place; more and more men are rolling up their sleeves and taking their places among th...
Published: 10/19/14

Golf tourney raises $26,000 for NAMI Hernando

Losing almost half of its financial support led NAMI Hernando to regroup, reorganize and find an alternative funding source. And while some thought the organization finally might have met an obstacle it couldn’t clear, in walked a new presiden...
Published: 10/19/14
Former Brooksville resident matches wits on ‘Jeopardy!’

Former Brooksville resident matches wits on ‘Jeopardy!’

BROOKSVILLE — As a child, Allison Solomon competed in the “Battle of the Books” at Brooksville Elementary School.
Published: 10/18/14
Updated: 10/19/14
Local domestic abuse shelter promotes awareness

Local domestic abuse shelter promotes awareness

In October, Shannon Sokolowski wears purple to help draw attention to the scourge of domestic violence. As director of the Dawn Center, the issue never is far from her mind; and while she would like to say numbers of violent acts directed at women ar...
Published: 10/18/14
Three vie for Brooksville City Council Seat 4

Three vie for Brooksville City Council Seat 4

BROOKSVILLE — The city’s controversial red-light cameras, expected to generate more than $3.1 million in revenue from traffic citations next year, is the most divisive issue facing candidates for the Brooksville City Council seat now he...
Published: 10/16/14
Judge could decide fate of Brooksville’s red-light referendum next week

Judge could decide fate of Brooksville’s red-light referendum next week

BROOKSVILLE — Circuit Court Judge Thomas Eineman this week gave opposing attorneys in a fight over Brooksville’s controversial red-light cameras until Monday to submit in writing information that could sway his decision.
Published: 10/16/14
After 32 years, The Book Fair in Spring Hill to close

After 32 years, The Book Fair in Spring Hill to close

Ruth Wharton is an avid reader who has spent a few chapters of her life surrounded by every genre of literature imaginable. In fact, paperbacks and hardcovers have done more than help feed her imagination. They’ve sustained her financially for...
Published: 10/16/14

Taft: Boating, beach trip made Columbus Day historic

As many folks did last weekend, Cristoforo Colombo went boating and spent some time on the beach. His outing half a millennium ago turned out to be an historic event celebrated throughout the western world on Oct. 12th (adjusted in the U.S. so that w...
Published: 10/16/14

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