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Centenarian June Watson Celebrates 100 years

On Friday, June 22, a 100th birthday celebration was held at Central Citrus Community Center, for June Watson who has been a member for almost two years.  Many of her friends came to the center’s event to wish her a happy birthday as a new centenarian. June Watson became a… Read More Read More

Free Dementia Caregiver Support Groups

Free support group meetings for people touched by Dementia or other related memory disorders are held monthly in Citrus County. Participants come together in a non-judgmental, safe environment to discuss frustrations and share coping techniques at the following days and times: July 10th at 1:30 pm – Crystal River Library, 8619… Read More Read More

Scalloping in Florida’s Nature Coast: Why and How

July 1 began scallop season for recreational harvesters in Citrus and Hernando Counties. Most of us are recreational harvesters because this simply means we do not fish for a living. It is illegal to harvest bay scallops commercially in 2018, probably because they were overfished. In 1992, the commercial scallop… Read More Read More

Brooksville Friday Night Live July 13 features StereoFM

Joining the next Friday Night Live here in beautiful downtown Brooksville is Stereo FM. Stereo FM is an Orlando based band, who has played many popular venues throughout the state of Florida including: The House of Blues, Hard Rock Cafe, Universal Studios and the popular Tin Roof in Orlando. The… Read More Read More

TouchPoint Medical Inc. to relocate to Pasco County

Pasco County and the Pasco EDC announced TouchPoint Medical Inc., a leading global provider of innovative and intelligent hardware and software solutions that enable safe and effective delivery of outstanding patient care, will relocate their operations from numerous states to Pasco County, Florida. TouchPoint Medical will purchase land and create… Read More Read More

Free, unlimited music streaming through Hernando County Library

The Hernando County Public Library System is now providing patrons the ability to stream entire albums as part of its free online music offering through Freegal® Music Services. The initiative will allow cardholders of the Hernando County Public Library increased access to over 15 million songs from over 40,000 recording… Read More Read More

Citrus County Fire Clown Leads Session at State Conference

Citrus County Fire Rescue attended the Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association annual Fire and Life Safety Educators Conference June 19, through June 22, 2018 at the Wyndham, Lake Buena Vista, FL. Educators from throughout the United States attend each year to learn new and innovative education techniques from educators… Read More Read More