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Hernando to ask FEMA for sinkhole relief
Hernando County has had 6,106 sinkholes since 2000, according to the property appraiser. More than 600 sinkholes were reported by April 19 of this year.
Published on 05/09/13
Wawa sets sights on Spring Hill location
Hernando County has been abuzz about the possibility of Wawa opening a store as part of a companywide expansion into west central Florida.
Published on 04/10/13
Hernando deputies: Woman stole hair, toiletries from Walmart

A Spring Hill woman was arrested Thursday evening after a Walmart Loss Prevention employee saw her conceal merchandise — including hair extensions — and leaving the store without paying for them.

Published on 03/03/13
Updated on 03/18/13
Police dogs like to play ruff

Deputy Jeff Andrews runs away from the German shepherd, shooting a cap gun that looks like a revolver. The dog runs full speed, snarling and slobbering, and jumps on Andrews' protected arm, teeth first.

Published on 02/28/13
Updated on 03/18/13
Deputies: Woman steals iPhone from Hernando church, drops it in toilet

A woman teaching a class at the Grace World Outreach Church Thursday said someone took her iPhone 5, according to the Hernando County Sheriff's Office, and she later found it in a toilet in the woman's bathroom.

Published on 02/22/13
Updated on 03/18/13
Tentative pact reached on airport name
It took a 10-hour marathon meeting Wednesday to tentatively resolve the lawsuit against Hernando County involving the re-naming of its airport.
Published on 02/21/13
Updated on 03/04/13
Two Brooksville men possessed drugs near church
Two sheriff’s deputies responded near Twigg Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard on Friday evening after getting “numerous complaints of drug activity in the area.” Deputies Dane Jenkins and Joseph Schneider left wit...
Published on 02/19/13
Updated on 03/04/13
Transportation merger moves forward
Florida transportation official Lee Royal trekked to Hernando County Tuesday morning to urge the Hernando County MPO to consider merging with its northern neighbors in Citrus County to get more bang for the buck when it com...
Published on 02/19/13
Updated on 03/04/13
Anti-bullying organizers to attend school board meeting
In 2008, when House Bill 669 or the “Jeffrey Johnston Stand Up for All Students Act” was passed, watch-dog organization Bully Police USA gave it an A++ rating.
Published on 02/18/13
Updated on 03/04/13
Now is time to apply for exemptions
The Hernando County Property Appraiser’s Office is taking applications for all exemptions including Homestead exemption, low-income senior exemptions, disabled veterans (service connected and combat related), surviving spou...
Published on 02/18/13
Updated on 03/04/13
Hernando sheriff's office: Another man poses as cop

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office said on Monday another individual posed as a law enforcement officer in the area, according to a media release.

Published on 02/13/13
Updated on 03/18/13
Arrested Brooksville teacher resumes classes

A social studies teacher has resumed teaching at Powell Middle School after his latest run-in with the law Sunday in Brooksville, which resulted in his arrest on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs...

Published on 02/08/13
Updated on 03/18/13
Documents: Challenger K-8 teacher barred from school

A Challenger K-8 teacher on paid administrative leave is also on a "people that are not allowed on school board property" list distributed to district staff the Monday following the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre ...

Published on 02/06/13
Updated on 03/18/13
Brooksville community mourns after 12-year-old boy's suicide

Students at West Hernando Middle School are grieving after learning of the apparent suicide of a 12-year-old student at his home Wednesday morning, school and police officials say.

Published on 01/24/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Family mourns loss of Hernando woman found dead in Levy County

The mother and aunt of Deanna Stires a loving and helpful young woman who might have gotten involved with the wrong crowd.

Published on 01/21/13
Updated on 03/13/13