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MEDIA RELEASEAugust 20, 2019  Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ September Class/Workshop Schedule  (Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) program offers classes and workshops year-round to help residents learn how to save time, money and water when maintaining their lawns and gardens. The schedule of classes and workshops along with a short description of each is ...read more
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Hernando County Legislative Delegation Meeting Notice 11-18-2019                                                                                                    Senator Wilton Simpson, Chair of the Hernando County Legislative Delegation, announces the annual Legislative Delegation meeting on Monday, November 18, 2019 at the Hernando County Government Center, Courtroom A, 3rd Floor, 20 North ...read more
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Hernando County Transit Services (TheBus) extended service hours  (Brooksville, FL) Hernando County Transit Services (TheBus) announces the implementation of extended transit service hours beginning Tuesday, October 1, 2019.The following service enhancements will be implemented:Extended service hours Monday through Friday - later service hours from 5:30 a.m. to approximately 8:30 p.m.Addition of ...read more
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 EOC Alert 1 - Potential Tropical Cyclone 9  CURRENT SITUATIONThe National Hurricane Center is currently tracking an area of disturbed weather over the central and southeastern Bahamas that is gradually becoming better organized. As a result, advisories have been initiated on Potential Tropical Cyclone 9. While the forecast track is uncertain, the system could bring tropical storm force winds and ...read more
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Good Afternoon Florida ESF 18 Partners,Please see the below tropics update from the FDEM State Meteorologist. We are monitoring Potential Tropical Cyclone #9 and encourage you to remain aware. Tropical Storm Watches are in effect from the Volusia/Flagler County line to Jupiter Inlet. The State Emergency Operations Center remains on a Level 3 activation with enhanced staffing to support local ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASESeptember 13, 2018  Giddy up to your library, partner!(Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Public Library System (HCPLS) has joined the American Library Association (ALA) in celebrating Library Card sign-up month this September. Featuring Disney’s Toy Story 4’s very own Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jesse, Bo Beep and Forky, the HCPLS joins the movie crew as well as other libraries across ...read more
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CURRENT SITUATIONThe National Hurricane Center is monitoring the development of Potential Tropical Cyclone #9. This system is forecast to become a tropical depression, and further strengthening into a tropical storm is expected late tonight or Saturday. Although significant impacts are not expected in our area, residents are encouraged to monitor the progress of this system.Click her for more ...read more
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July 27, 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESubject:  Apply now for a Community Arts Grant to support the arts in Hernando County  (Brooksville, FL)     The Hernando County Fine Arts Council invites arts, civic, educational, or cultural nonprofit organizations to apply for grants up to $500 each to produce, support, and encourage the creative arts in Hernando County.  The deadline for applying is Oct. 4, ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEAugust 2, 2019  Adult program recommendations from your library(Brooksville, FL) – The Hernando County Public Library System (HCPLS) announces the following program recommendations. All events are free and the public is encouraged to participate.Ukulele Strum & Play – First four Fridays of the month on August 2, 9, 16 and 23 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at the East Hernando Branch (6457 ...read more
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SAVE THE DATE HERNANDO COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION MEETING MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2019 1:00 PM – 4:00 PMCLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION  
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MEDIA RELEASEAugust 14, 2019  Railroad repairs require temporary road closures and detours(Brooksville, FL) Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will be performing upcoming repair work on railroad crossings in two areas of Hernando County: US 98 (between 422-600 Ponce De Leon Boulevard in Brooksville) US 41 (331 West Jefferson Street in Brooksville) Construction will require road closures ...read more
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Responders First/Veterans Alternative Pilot ProgramResponders FirstRejuvenation Program primary goal is to help First Responders change their post-traumatic stress to post-traumatic growth.  Responders First in partnership with Veterans Alternative is conducting a pilot program on the week of September 22-27, 2019 for six First Responder/Combat Veterans.  This free Accelerated Wellness Program ...read more
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Unitarian Universalist Church in the Pines is presenting a series of programs on Justice for the month of September.  Dr. Andy LePage will talk about Workplace Justice, Sept.1.  On the 8th, Robert Keim will address Climate Justice. Colleen Kaspernik will present a program on Social Justice September 15, the program for the 22nd will be Economic Justice and on the 29th a panel will discuss ...read more
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Florida's ESF 18 will continue daily coordination calls with partners for Hurricane Dorian. A call will be held today, Wednesday, September 4, at 1:30 PM Eastern. Please join us using the call-in information below. Dial In:  888-585-9008 Participant Code: 753 329 128 FloridaDisaster.Biz will continue to be updated with major road closures, situation updates and evacuation orders as they are ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEJuly 12, 2019  Free first-time homebuyer’s classes available  (Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Housing Authority, in partnership with Solita’s House, will be providing multiple free First-Time Homebuyer’s classes. Classes are open to the public and will be held at The ARC Nature Coast Education Center located at 6495 Mariner Boulevard in Spring Hill.CLICK HERE FOR MORE ...read more
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