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MEDIA RELEASEDecember 28, 2018  Fertilizer ordinance in effect for Hernando County(Brooksville, FL) Starting January 1, 2019, a fertilizer ordinance will be in effect for Hernando County through March 31, 2019. 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 ...read more
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PRESS RELEASE      Firearms Safety Classes offered at Hernando Sportsman’s Club, Brooksville, FL   The Hernando Sportsman’s Club is offering several firearms safety classes in the coming months:   Next class dates include  Jan. 19, Feb. 6, Feb. 16, and Mar. 6. A special “ladies only” firearms safety class will be held on Mar. 16.   All classes are scheduled from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. ...read more
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Unitarian Universalist Church in the Pines to honor Black History.  Because February is Black History Month, the UUCIP will be offering a series of Sunday services with presentations by speakers invited to shed light on various aspects of our shared history.   As usual, these Sunday programs will be followed by an animated discussion over a potluck lunch. All attendees are welcome to ...read more
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The Nature Coast Community Services Foundation invites you to a family-friendly fundraiser on Feb 23at the Olive Grove (15016 Rester Dr, Brooksville, FL).  The Greek-themed event has activities for everyone including an appearance by Aesop telling his fables, visits from Greek gods and goddesses, races and relays, panning for fossils and jewels, making jewelry and crafts, balloon bounce, live ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEJanuary 25, 2019  Tickets on sale now for 15th Annual Father/Daughter Dance(Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Parks & Recreation Department announces that tickets are on sale for its 15th Annual Father/Daughter Dance. Plan to make special memories with your daughter(s) by attending one or both nights scheduled for Friday, February 22, from 7 to 10 p.m. ($20 per person) and ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEJanuary 25, 2019  Public input sought for RESTORE Act projects(Brooksville, FL) On July 6, 2012, the President signed into law the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States (RESTORE) Act as a result of the of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Act established the Gulf Coast Restoration ...read more
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jessica WeightmanTelephone: (352) 277-6976Date: February 5, 2019  Headline: CareerSource Pasco Hernando and Pasco Hernando State College Seeks Hiring Employers to Participate in Job Fair in Wesley Chapel.  Pasco County (Region 16), Florida- CareerSource Pasco Hernando, Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC), Metro Development Group and ...read more
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The Hernando Youth Orchestra has instruments to loan to music students who need them.   Lessons are also available.  The Hernando Youth Orchestra needs young musicians, ages 6 to 18, and adult mentors.  If you need music lessons and/or an instrument, we can provide many instruments free on loan over breaks as well as during the school terms. Violin and cello lessons are also available.    We ...read more
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jessica WeightmanTelephone: (352) 277-6976Date: February 12, 2019  Headline: First Class of 2019 Graduates from the Phoenix Rising Program Earning Industry Certification and High School Diploma.  CareerSource Pasco Hernando partners with Phoenix Rising to Build a Better Tomorrow for our Youth.  Pasco and Hernando Counties ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEFebruary 14, 2019                                                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.  Board of Construction and Regulation One engineer position ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEDecember 27, 2018  Palm Creek Drive road closure (Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Department of Public Works (DPW) will be closing the bridge on Palm Creek Drive in Palm Grove Colony to all traffic beginning Wednesday, January 2, 2019 through Thursday, May 2, 2019 due to construction. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION  
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The Nature Coast Community Services Foundation invites you to a family-friendly fundraiser on Feb 23at the Olive Grove (15016 Rester Dr, Brooksville, FL).  The Greek-themed event has activities for everyone including an appearance by Aesop telling his fables, visits from Greek gods and goddesses, races and relays, panning for fossils and jewels, making jewelry and crafts, balloon bounce, live ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEFebruary 13, 2019  County office closures (Brooksville, FL) All Hernando County Government offices will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019 in observance of President’s Day. Normal business hours will resume for these offices on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.  Library Services will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019 in observance of President’s Day and on Tuesday, February 19, ...read more
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Unitarian Universalist Church in the Pines announces March Programs Unitarian Universalist Church in the Pines March program series will be on entitled Blooming and Growing. The first Sunday, March 3, Clarisse Freese will discuss ‘Empowering Women’. On the 10th, Ellen Paul and a Panel of Muslim women will talk about ‘The Female Experience. On the 17th, we will celebrate Bob and Irene Keim’s 50 th ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEFebruary 12, 2019  New operator approved to run Hernando County adventure course(Brooksville, FL) Tampa Bay Extreme Adventure Course LLP (TBEAC) provided the winning bid for the assets located at 6440 Cedar Lane, formerly known as TreeUMPH. TBAEC has requested a one-year license agreement at a rate of $1,000 per month to operate the adventure course. They intend to negotiate a formal ...read more
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Dear Stakeholders,  PUBLIC HEARING ANNOUNCEMENTGood Neighbor Trail Gap Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study from SR 50/Cortez Boulevard to the Good Neighbor Trail FDOT, District Seven – WPI Segment No.: 437264-2 Hernando County   We invite you to attend and participate in a public hearing regarding a Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study for the proposed gap trail in ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEFebruary 13, 2019  New airport advisory committee members selected(Brooksville, FL) At the Tuesday, February 12 meeting, the Hernando County Board of County Commissioners appointed the following seven residents to the newly created Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport Advisory Committee (AAC). These voluntary, non-paid members are all residents and registered voters in Hernando ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEFebruary 14, 2019  Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ March Class/Workshop Schedule(Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ program offers classes and workshops year-round to help residents learn how to save time, money and water when maintaining their lawns and gardens. All classes will be presented by Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program Coordinator Lilly ...read more
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