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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
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
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
Police arrest Brooksville man suspected of fatal hit and run

Brooksville Police officers arrested a Brooksville man accused of the Saturday morning hit and run that left a young mother of two dead.

Published on 01/18/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Hernando sheriff demotes 2 officers

Sheriff Al Nienhuis demoted two of his lieutenants to sergeants Monday after their continued relationship affected his "confidence" to serve in their positions.

Published on 01/16/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Hernando offers Hillsborough compromise in airport name battle

Don Silvernell admits he sometimes has to catch himself when answering the general phone line at the airport and referring to it by the old name.

Published on 01/11/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Deputy foils suicide attempt at Hernando detention center

While conducting rounds at the Hernando County Detention Center booking area Sunday night, Detention Deputy Ivan Rosario approached a holding cell where he observed a woman inmate who had taken her inmate-issued sports b...

Published on 01/07/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Hernando schools will investigate CFO amid porn allegations

Superintendent of Schools Bryan Blavatt plans to investigate recent allegations that Chief Financial Officer Desiree Henegar sent pornographically charged messages and materials from a personal account on district proper...

Published on 01/04/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Hernando school district CFO resigns amid online porn allegations

Hernando County School District Chief Financial Officer Desiree Henegar has resigned amid allegations she posted messages and pornography to a sex blog during a school board meeting.

Published on 01/04/13
Updated on 03/13/13