Tag Archives: Hernando County

Hernando Parents Fear Potential School Closures Despite Poor Facilities

By on April 28th, 2014 | Last updated: April 28, 2014 at 3:55 pm

Students would have to bus an extra 14 miles should Westside Elementary close.

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Hernando County Approves Redesign of Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion Plans

By on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 2:01 pm

A unanimous vote by the Hernando County Commission approved plans for Hernando County Utilities to redesign plans to expand current wastewater treatment plant. The redesign will cost about $300,000, said Susan Goebel-Canning, the director of environmental services.

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Here Are North Florida’s Early Campaign Finance Leaders In The 2014 Legislature Race

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 17, 2013 at 10:17 pm

With the 2014 general elections approaching, the public is able to access the leading contributions and expenditures North Florida candidates have amassed so far.

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Three Bodies Found At Home In Brooksville In Apparent Murder-Suicide

By and on September 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 26, 2013 at 9:23 pm

According to a news release sent Friday morning, a concerned citizen called deputies Thursday evening and requested a welfare check at the home, which is in the Hernando Oaks Subdivision.

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Despite reports, no February plans for vehicle checkpoints in West Central Florida

By on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 10, 2013 at 8:05 pm

According to a Florida Highway Patrol spokesman, there will be no vehicle checkpoints in West Central Florida this month.

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In the News: Woman escapes rapist, woman thrown on subway tracks, debt ceiling agreement, Florida unemployment, Hernando officer arrested

By on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 3:38 pm

Woman protected from rapist by boy, 14, with hunting knife after she leaps from car – A central Michigan woman escaped her attacker Wednesday night and fled to a house, where she called 911. Alone inside the house were a […]

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Agriculture experience influences Florida Senate candidate Wilton Simpson

By on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 7:39 am

Unopposed Florida Senate District 18 candidate, Wilton Simpson, said agriculture will be a top priority during his two-year term. Simpson is the president of Pasco County Farm Bureau’s board of directors and has been a member of the Florida Farm Bureau since the late 1970s.

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Hernando County hosts volunteer workday

By on November 1st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:51 pm

Volunteers in Hernando County will be picking up their gloves and tools this Saturday to help clean up the Lake Townsend Preserve.

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In the News: early voting, Florida justices, Brooksville West Nile

By on September 27th, 2012 | Last updated: September 27, 2012 at 4:11 pm

With Start of Early Voting, Election Day Becomes Election Month – NYTimes.com – Voters in Iowa went to the polls to cast the first ballots in the 2012 presidential race less than a week before hearing either candidate remark in […]

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Hernando County offers ways to save money and water

By on August 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:05 pm

Local governments are constantly trying to find ways to conserve water, especially in certain areas of north central Florida where groundwater levels are still very low.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Robert Lopez reports, one north central Florida county is giving […]

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