Local News

Land O’Lakes Sinkhole Update: You can help!

About 7:20 a.m., a sinkhole opened up in the Lake Padgett area of Land O’Lakes. It was very frightening and a neighbor called Pasco County 9-1-1 to report the incident. Fortunately, no-one was home at 21825 Ocean Pines Drive when the “depression opened up” behind the home. There were dogs… Read More Read More

Brooksville Garden Club Renews Adopt-A-Trail

The Brooksville Garden Club renewed their Adopt-A-Trail agreement (Area 7) for two more years on the Good Neighbor Trail. Volunteers maintain section of the bicycle & walk trail by keeping it litter free at least 6 times a year. “Little Litter Walks” in the cool mornings give us a friendly… Read More Read More

Pasco County launches interactive ‘Neighborhood Notebook’

Part of new ‘WALK. BIKE. WORK. PLAY.’ community outreach effort The Pasco County Planning and Development Department is pleased to announce a new community outreach program – Neighborhood Notebook.  This giant, interactive chalkboard will be popping up all around the South Market… Read More Read More

Homosassa Inshore Fishing Report with Captain Toney

What I enjoy about snorkeling for scallops is the underwater solitude and being in a environment that is free and clear of the topside world. Maybe I’m the only one but highly doubt it, I’ll start with some Red Hot Chili Pepper’s in my head ( Love Under The Bridge… Read More Read More

Chinsegut’s Historic Treasures adorn Brooksville

Chinsegut (pronounced chin-SEE-gut) is an Alaskan Innuit word meaning, “The spirit of things lost and regained.” This local treasure is an interesting piece of the Nature Coast’s history, having been homesteaded by John and Susan Bishop in the 1800s. Colonel Bird T. Pearson of South Carolina acquired 160 acres through… Read More Read More

Gayle Griffin wins NatureCoaster™ Survey Prize

For several weeks, we asked NatureCoaster.com readers to take a short survey to help us understand how the publication works for you. Everyone who took the survey was entered into a contest to win a NatureCoaster.com mug or hat. Gayle Griffin’s name was chosen by random. She won, and after… Read More Read More

Commissioner Scott E. Carnahan earns FAC Advanced County Commissioner Designation

The Florida Association of Counties (FAC) presented Citrus County Commissioner Scott E. Carnahan with the Advanced County Commissioner (ACC) designation. Commissioner Carnahan received the designation along with 17 other county commissioners during an awards ceremony held at the FAC Annual Conference in Palm Beach County, Florida. “Coming together with my… Read More Read More