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NPR Parks and Recreation Receives FRPA’s Agency Excellence Award

The City of New Port Richey Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce it has been awarded FRPA’s Agency Excellence Award in the Economic Impact. The Florida Recreation and Park Association Agency Excellence Award recognizes and honors the state’s outstanding community Park, Recreation or Leisure Service agencies for excellence… Read More Read More

Centralia Historic Marker Revealed

The newest historic marker in Hernando County was revealed on September 23, 2017. Located south of the intersection of Centralia Road on US 19, the marker commemorates the historic sawmill town of Centralia. Marker Side 1 reads: This site was once the location of one of Florida’s largest lumber mills. Read More Read More

UF/IFAS Pasco Co. Extension Offers Free Well Water Testing

Test kits are first-come, first-serve; limited supply available Thurs/Fri The UF/IFAS Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service is offering free, private well water testing kits for owners whose wells flooded due to Hurricane Irma. The water sampling test kits are available Thursday, September 28, 2017 and Friday,… Read More Read More

Insight Credit Union and City of Inverness Commemorate Partnership

Insight Credit Union leadership Melissa Boynick and Aijana Williams join Inverness Branch Manager Diana Fender to pose for a photo with City Manager, Frank DiGiovanni alongside the locally celebrated Sunny Cooter mascot. This check presentation marks the fifth consecutive year that Insight Credit Union has invested in the City of… Read More Read More

New location for Hernando Clerk’s Spring Hill customer service office

The Hernando County Clerk of Circuit Court’s customer service office at the West Side Government Center in Spring Hill has moved from 7415 Forest Oaks Boulevard to 7405 Forest Oaks Boulevard. This new location was formerly occupied by the Hernando County Utilities Department (HCUD).   HCUD moved its operation a year… Read More Read More

Carl Ballard Places 2nd at Road-E-O

Congratulations to Mr. Carl Ballard who works as a Heavy Equipment Operator for the Citrus County Solid Waste Division. Carl was able to achieve second place for heavy equipment operations in this year’s Florida Sunshine Chapter Road-E-O 2017. This annual event is intended to promote professionalism on the part of… Read More Read More

Withlacoochee River Reaches Major Flood Stage

Hernando County Emergency Management announces that the Withlacoochee River has reached major flood stage at the Trilby gauge. The river is currently observed at 16.79 feet and is expected to crest at 17.5 feet Wednesday, September 19. The crest is expected to last two days before the river begins to… Read More Read More