News for Community

Young Musicians Wanted! The Hernando Youth Orchestra is looking for aspiring musicians, ages 6 to 18, to play in a real orchestra. Our repertoire is largely classical, but we mix it up. We have fun, work hard, and present several concerts every year. Need lessons? An instrument? Maybe we can help. You'll learn teamwork and discipline, working with other musicians who may play in your band ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASE August 11, 2017 New traffic pattern for Cortez and Ft. Dade Ave. intersection (Brooksville, FL) The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District 7 and Hernando County would like to advise motorists of the new traffic pattern at the intersection of Cortez Boulevard (SR-50) and Fort Dade Avenue (CR-484). The new traffic pattern will take effect beginning August 14, 2017. CLICK ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASE August 11, 2017 Night time road work scheduled for Mariner and Landover. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
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MEDIA RELEASE August 16, 2017 New firehouse program brings awareness and community pride (Brooksville, FL) Hernando County Fire Rescue (HCFR) has recently kicked-off its new Community Firehouse Initiative designed to engage the neighborhoods in which it serves. This program aims to raise awareness about public safety and create opportunities for residents and emergency responders to work together ...read more
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Media Release August 18, 2017 ​ AlertHernando Emergency Notification System makes its debut (Brooksville, FL) Hernando County has launched its new emergency notification system, AlertHernando, which informs residents to emergency situations so that they can act to protect themselves. CLICK HER FOR MORE INFORMATION
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SITUATION The National Hurricane Center is monitoring activity in the tropics. Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to continue moving west, eventually approaching Central America. Harvey is not a threat to Florida. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
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Pine Island Beach temporarily closed to swimming (Brooksville, FL) The Florida Department of Health in Hernando County announces that Pine Island Beach, located at 10840 Pine Island Drive in Spring Hill, is currently closed to swimming due to high levels of bacteria. This is a common occurrence in many areas of Florida during the heavy summer rains. The water will be re-tested next week and an ...read more
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