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Monday, October 21, 2019
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Restricted Hunting Area signs installed at Hunters Lake (Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Aquatic Services and Waterways Department announces the installation of Restricted Hunting Area (RHA) signs at Hunters Lake, located in the southwest corner of Hernando County. RHA signs have been posted at all locations illustrated in the map below.   An increase in reported hunting shooting ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Economic, Press Release
County offices closed in observance of Veterans Day(Brooksville, FL) The following Hernando County offices will be closed Monday, November 11, 2019 in observance of Veterans Day:All Hernando County Government officesLibrary Services  Normal business hours will resume for these offices/services on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Click here for more information  
Categories: Community, Press Release
  Oktoberfest means wiener races at Marker 48 Brewing   The Weeki Wachee craft brewery brings its popular doggie competition back for a fourth year   WEEKI WACHEE, Fla. (Oct. 2, 2019) — Bring your wieners and grab some fall brews during Marker 48 Brewing’s fourth annual Oktoberfest featuring The Running of the Wieners on Saturday, Oct. 12.Click here for more information  
Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
AMERICAN PICKERS to Film in Florida Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Florida! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout your area in December 2019.Click here for more information  
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest, Community
Good Morning Florida ESF 18 Partners, Please see the attached tropics update from the FDEM State Meteorologist. Potential Tropical Cyclone #16 is forecast to bring impacts to the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend as early as this evening. Please remain aware of the potential impacts from this storm as well as instructions from local officials. The State Emergency Response Team continues to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
The Great American BBQ brings grillers and smokers from all over the state to the beachfront setting of SunWest Park in Hudson. Enjoy over 25 barbecue options from the area's best BBQ restaurants and food vendors, great music from local acts, a Justin Timberlake Tribute Band, and an excellent destination. The event costs $5 to enter with the proceeds benefitting the Hudson Elementary School.  ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
SAVE THE DATE HERNANDO COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION MEETING MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2019 1:00 PM – 4:00 PMCLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION  
Categories: Press Release, Community
FREE VETERAN’S BENEFITS SEMINAR    Turner Funeral Home and Florida Hills Memorial Gardens, a Dignity Memorial provider, is proud to announce our first Veteran’s Benefits Seminar to be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 from 11-3.  This event is FREE for Veterans and their families to learn about what benefits they are entitled to.  There will be representatives on site from Florida National ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ November 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 listed below.Click here for more ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Fall is in the air and at your library(Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Public Library System (HCPLS) has prepared exciting events for fall 2019. Save the dates and plan to visit our branches to enjoy that fall is in the air and at your library!Mediterranean Cuisine - Healthy Eating on a Budget – Tuesday, October 22 from 4 - 5:30 p.m. at the West Hernando Branch (6335 Blackbird Ave., ...read more
Bayport Pier to reopen in spring 2020(Brooksville, FL) The long-awaited reconstruction of the Bayport Pier, located at 4140 Cortez Boulevard near Hernando Beach, will begin on October 28, 2019 and is expected to be completed by spring 2020, weather conditions permitting. In 2016, the pier suffered significant damage due to a five-foot storm surge as a result of Hurricane Hermine.  The process to ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Upcoming vacancies on various county committees(Brooksville, FL) Hernando County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications from individuals wishing to serve as a member on the County committees listed below. These positions are currently vacant or will become vacant as of December 31, 2019.  Board of Construction and Regulation Tourist Development Council Library Advisory ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Great Americans Alzheimer’s Awareness Photo Exhibit moves to Hernando County Library West Branch  The Great Americans Alzheimer’s Awareness Photo Exhibit can now be seen at the Hernando County West Branch Library at 6335 Blackbird Avenue in Weeki Wahcee, where it will remain on display through the end of the year.  The exhibit features large framed portraits on canvas of 24 famous American ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Public Meeting Notice 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.Click here for more information  
Categories: Economic, Papers/Research, Press Release, Community, Human Interest, Political
Jenkins Creek floating dock temporarily closed (Brooksville, FL) Hernando County Waterways Department will be temporarily closing the floating dock at Jenkins Creek Park, located at 6401 Shoal Line Boulevard in Weeki Wachee, beginning Tuesday, November 12 through Wednesday, November 13, 2019 for scheduled maintenance. The dock will re-open for normal use beginning on Thursday, November 14, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
FLG Extreme Adventure CoursePartner with America's Day 2019!  Brooksville, Florida, October 14, 2019.   New to Brooksville, and the Hernando County Nature Coast, FLG X brings playing in the trees to new heights of family fun!  FLG X has multiple large circuits within their Adult course, each containing a mixture of approximately 10-17 different obstacles and zip lines. The obstacles range from ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
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
Categories: Community, Press Release