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Citrus, Hernando and Pasco Counties Qualify for FEMA Assistance

President Donald J. Trump has amended the Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-4337-DR-FL) to include Citrus, Hernando and Pasco Counties. This declaration triggers the release of Federal funds to help individuals and communities recover from Hurricane Irma that began September 4, 2017, and continuing. The IHP provides… Read More Read More

Hernando County Lifts two Boil Notices

The boil water notices in effect for areas east of Hwy. 41 and Weeki Wachee Woodlands has been rescinded. A boil water notice is still in effect for Royal Oaks and the City of Brooksville. An announcement will be made when the notices are rescinded. Tips for boiling water: Run… Read More Read More

Experiencing Hurricane Irma

We chose to “ride out” hurricane Irma in our block home in the woods of eastern Hernando County because: we have several pets: 2 dogs, 2 cats and one horse the horrible traffic jams on the freeway scared us our home made it through 2004’s three hurricanes I refuse to… Read More Read More

Tickets Now on Sale for Annie Production by Live Oak Theatre

Tickets are now on sale for LOT’s Annie. This is the full length Broadway version of the ever popular musical, based on the classic cartoon character, Little Orphan Annie. The very popular and well-known musical will open Live Oak Theatre’s 2017-2018 season.  All seats are reserved. The role of Annie… Read More Read More

Riding the Rainbow (River)

Recently I had the privilege of kayaking the Rainbow River, a Registered National Landmark that is fed by a first magnitude spring. The river itself is 5.7 miles long with its origination at the Rainbow Springs State Park. In the 1930s, the park was developed into a tourist attraction and… Read More Read More

NatureCoaster.com Founder wins Outdoor Writer Awards

Saturday, August 26, Diane Bedard won two awards for Excellence in Craft from the Florida Outdoor Writers Association (FOWA) at their annual conference in Ocala, Florida. “I am so thrilled to receive these awards from my fellow outdoor writers. FOWA is a wonderful organization that has embraced electronic publishing and… Read More Read More

Homosassa Inshore Fishing Report with Captain Toney

A good Fall trout bite is happening on the incoming and out going tides. Tall brown rock grass is the key structure to find trout. On low tide it will be visible laying on the surface indicating areas you do not want to run your motor. Some of the bests… Read More Read More