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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 29, 2018###What Can Your Dollar Do? United Way of Hernando County Releases “Change For Good: Dollar Campaign” Spring Hill, FL – (October 29, 2018) - It’s been proven throughout history that communities accomplish more when working together and that true change doesn’t happen alone. That’s exactly why United Way of Hernando County is changing it up. Your local ...read more
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    Media Contact:Dianne Hafleigh(850) 898-3486  News ReleaseNovember 5, 2018For Immediate Release    Bridge Loan Deadline Extended for Businesses Impacted by Red TideFlorida SBDC Network Stands Ready to Help Businesses Apply, Navigate Challenges    Florida SBDC Network Headquarters (Pensacola, Fla.) – Small businesses impacted by naturally-occurring red ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASENovember 7, 2018  Railroad repairs require temporary road closure and detour(Brooksville, FL) Improvements to the railroad crossing located at State Road 50 in the Ridge Manor area are scheduled to begin on November 27, 2018 and be completed by December 14, 2018. Construction will require road closures in this area as motorists will not be able to cross the tracks. Through traffic ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASENovember 14, 2018  Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ December 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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MEDIA RELEASENovember 15, 2018  December 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 “Palms for Your Florida Landscape and General Household Pest Control for Homeowners” on December 14, 2018 from 10 ...read more
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BREAKING NEWS! As most of you are aware our company is focused on providing a world class level of service as well as ensuring we are always on the leading edge as it relates to Lawn Care and Pest Control practices With that said, We are incredibly excited to announce we are going through a RE - BRAND! This is driven by our continued commitment to be as environmentally sensitive and “Green.”So ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASE (see attached)November 27, 2018  COLD TEMPERATURES EXPECTED THIS WEEK (see attached for full release)(Brooksville, FL) The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Watch for Hernando County late Wednesday into early Thursday morning. A cold and dry air mass will move into our area tonight into Wednesday. The cold air mass will allow temperatures to fall to near freezing over the ...read more
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Corrected media release below and attached.  MEDIA RELEASENovember 30, 2018                                                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 either currently vacant or will ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEDecember 3, 2018  HCFR temporarily closes fire station due to mold concerns(Brooksville, FL) Hernando County Fire Rescue (HCFR) Station # 4 located at 5083 Mariner Boulevard in Spring Hill will be temporarily closed due to concerns of mold. Effective today, Monday, December 3, 2018, firefighters and emergency apparatus from the station will be relocated while the mold problem is ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEDecember 4, 2018  Funding requested for infrastructure projects that reduce flooding and protect springs (Brooksville, FL) At the Monday, December 3, 2018 Hernando County Legislative Delegation meeting, the Hernando County Board of County Commissioners requested funding for infrastructure projects that will create and maintain functionally appropriate, sustainable, accessible and ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEDecember 5, 2018  Bridge work will limit section of Shoal Line Blvd. to one lane(Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Department of Public Works will be constructing scheduled drainage improvements at the Jenkins Creek Bridge on Shoal Line Boulevard from December 11, 2018 through January 28, 2019. This section of the road will be restricted to one-lane traffic with a flagman to help ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEDecember 11, 2018  Automated trash pickup coming in 2019(Brooksville, FL) Hernando County has a contractual agreement with Republic Services to collect residential garbage for all unincorporated areas of the county, this excludes City of Brooksville residents. In 2019, Republic Services will begin providing automated service. As part of the automated service, every Republic Services ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEDecember 12, 2018  Main Library to close for building repair and maintenance (Brooksville, FL) The Main Library location of the Hernando County Public Library System, located at 238 Howell Avenue, Brooksville, will close early on Friday, January 4, 2019, at 4:00 p.m., and will remain closed for building repair and maintenance from January 7 through January 18, 2019, in order for ...read more
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    Media Contacts:Dianne Hafleigh(850) 898-3486  News ReleaseDecember 12, 2018For Immediate Release    Bridge Loan Deadline Extended for Businesses Impacted by MichaelFlorida SBDC Network Stands Ready to Help Businesses Apply, Navigate Recovery Challenges    Florida SBDC Network Headquarters (Pensacola, Fla.) ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEDecember 11, 2018  Jaguar Coffee approved for expansion incentives; will bring 12 new jobs(Brooksville, FL) At today’s meeting, the Board of County Commissioners approved a local job creation incentive and building and impact fee mitigation incentive for Jaguar Coffee Company, a commercial and industrial machinery repair, sales and back office operations for commercial espresso ...read more
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Hernando Youth Orchestra seeks Young Musicans.  The Hernando Youth Orchestra has musical instruments available  for  loan to music  students.  We can also give lessons, if necessary.    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 instruments as well as violin and cello lessons.  Available ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEDecember 12, 2018  Four miles of Royal Highlands roads approved for paving(Brooksville, FL) At the Tuesday, December 11, 2018 meeting, the Board of County Commissioners approved a Municipal Service Benefit Unit (MSBU) for more than four miles of roads in the Royal Highlands area of Hernando County.Funding for the project is available in the Fiscal Year 2019 Constitutional Gas Tax ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASEDecember 12, 2018  Hernando County re-opens Airport Advisory Committee application process(Brooksville, FL) Hernando County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications from individuals wishing to serve on the newly created Hernando County Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport Advisory Committee (AAC), pursuant to Ordinance 2018-17 adopted on September 25, 2018. The ...read more
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