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Preliminary revised coastal Flood Insurance Rate Maps issued for Hernando County(Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Zoning Department announces that the preliminary revised coastal Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for Hernando County have been issued. These preliminary FIRMs were developed through a partnership between the Hernando County community and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Economic
Living by the Stream live performance at your library (Brooksville, FL) – The Hernando County Public Library System (HCPLS) announces the free live performance with “Living by the Stream” music duo, sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hernando County, FL Inc.The public is encouraged to join us on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Spring Hill Branch Library (9220 Spring Hill Drive) from 2 ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
EOC Alert 1 - Cold Weather   CURRENT SITUATIONA cold front will move through the region later today and tonight with the front moving south of the region on Wednesday. In the wake of the front colder and drier air will move into the region on a blustery northerly wind flow with the coldest temperatures expected Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Click here for more information
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
New Art Exhibit Featuring Black History MonthThe month of February is Black History Month.  At The Uptown Art Gallery we are celebrating the history of black America, with art and artifacts from the collections of several private collectors of Brooksville.  There will be a reception for “This is our Story” on Friday, February 7th,2020 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM at the Gallery.The public is invited to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Speakers named for 6th Annual Coping with Dementia Family Caregiver ConferenceCoping with Dementia President Debbie Selsavage has announced the speakers that will appear at the 6th Annual Coping with Dementia Family Caregiver Conference that will take place from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 6 Roosevelt Blvd. in Beverly Hills, Florida on Wednesday, January 22nd.Click ...read more
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Three-day window to apply for housing rental assistance (Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Housing Authority will be accepting online applications and conducting a lottery to add 500 households to its Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) waiting list. This program assists very low-income households with rent payments.  Apply online at www.waitlistcheck.com/FL1555 from 8 a.m. on Wednesday, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Apply now for upcoming CERT classes to train for disaster response(Brooksville, FL) Hernando County Emergency Management is seeking volunteers over the age of 18 who are interested in joining the Hernando County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). CERT volunteers receive special training which enhances their ability to prepare for, respond to and recover from a disaster situation. As an ...read more
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Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ January Class/Workshop ScheduleFlorida-Friendly Landscaping™ January 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 along with a short description ...read more
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January HCUD Water Awareness SeriesJanuary HCUD Water Awareness Series(Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Utilities Department (HCUD) Water Awareness Series offers free monthly classes to educate participants on how to protect Florida’s water resources. Residents are invited to attend “How Hernando Citizens Contribute to Science” on Friday, January 10, 2020 from 10 a.m. to noon at the HCUD ...read more
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HCUD Customer Service phone system down until further notice(Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Utilities Department (HCUD) Customer Service phone systems are currently down. Calls cannot be placed to the following phone number until connection to the system has been restored: (352) 754-4037.  Residents may contact HCUD Customer Service via email at HCUDCS@HernandoCounty.us for assistance until ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Temporary lane closure scheduled for Linden Drive(Brooksville, FL) The Department of Public Works will be performing scheduled drainage improvements at the intersection of Linden Drive and Drysdale Street in Spring Hill beginning January 13 through January 27, 2020. This work will require a single, westbound lane closure on Linden Drive from Drysdale Street to Elmore Drive during this timeframe ...read more
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Hernando commission elects new officers(Brooksville, FL) At today’s meeting, the Hernando County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) elected its new officers that will preside for one year. The new officers for 2020 are as follows: Chairman John Mitten, Vice Chairman John Allocco and Second Vice Chairman Wayne Dukes.  The BOCC is the chief legislative body in the County. It meets the second and ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Human Interest
The Largest Decor Market returns to Wesley ChapelThe Chic Decor & Artisan Markets kick off their 2020 market season with the Winter Wesley Chapel Chic Decor & Artisan Market. Formally the Shabby Chic Vintage Markets & Artisan Days and 2019 Best of the Bay runner-up Best Local Makers Market! We are excited to launch our 2020 markets with a new and improved shopping experience, brand, and purpose! ...read more
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Deadline Extended to January 30, 2020, for Hernando County Artists of All Ages to enter First-Ever Art in the Park Art ContestThe Hernando County Fine Arts Council is excited to announce its first-ever artist competition for artwork to be featured at the 36th annual Art in the Park, held March 14-15, 2020, at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, Brooksville, FL.   Winners will receive cash prizes, ...read more
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Hernando County online surplus vehicle/equipment auction open for bidding(Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Board of County Commissioners has partnered with Atkinson Realty and Auction, Inc. to conduct an online surplus vehicle/equipment auction ending at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. Bidding for surplus vehicles/equipment may be submitted online only. Items may be viewed in person on ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Fertilizer ordinance in effect for Hernando County (Brooksville, FL) Starting January 1, 2020, a fertilizer ordinance will be in effect for Hernando County through March 31, 2020. This ordinance regulates how, where and when fertilizers can be applied to grass. During this time period, only professional applicators who are trained, certified and registered according to the terms of the ...read more
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Sergeant Lea Mills Boulevard temporary road closure (Brooksville, FL) The Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport will temporarily close Sergeant Lea Mills Boulevard in Brooksville from December 30, 2019 through January 17, 2020 for scheduled roadway repairs. The public is asked to use alternate routes during this time. Click here for more information  
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