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Brooksville Fire Department to add paramedics for advanced life support - Tampa Bay Times
Brooksville Fire Department to add paramedics for advanced life support  Tampa Bay Times

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County and the city of Brooksville have thrown support behind a plan that finally will bring advanced life support paramedics to the ...


Posted on Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Brooksville Fire training six paramedics to help improve their response times - ABC Action News
Brooksville Fire training six paramedics to help improve their response times  ABC Action News

Brooksville Fire Rescue has done a complete turn around in the last year. Now, they will be able to provide residents with Advanced Life Support and faster ...


Posted on Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Florida Fire Department Rebounds from Problems, Trains Firefighters to be Paramedics - JEMS.com
Florida Fire Department Rebounds from Problems, Trains Firefighters to be Paramedics  JEMS.com

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (WFTS) — Brooksville Fire Rescue has done a complete turn around in the last year. Now, they will be able to provide residents with ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019 17:56:44 GMT



Neighbors credit driver for saving packages after mail truck goes up in flames - WFLA
Neighbors credit driver for saving packages after mail truck goes up in flames  WFLA

Dramatic video shows a United States Postal *Service* truck on fire in Spring Hill Sunday afternoon.


Posted on Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Hernando County fire station closes due to mold - ABC Action News
Hernando County fire station closes due to mold  ABC Action News

A Hernando County fire station has closed due to mold concerns, according to Hernando County Fire Rescue.


Posted on Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Feb. 26, 2019 Hernando BOCC meeting run down - Hernando Sun
Feb. 26, 2019 Hernando BOCC meeting run down  Hernando Sun

CITIZENS' COMMENTS Lucille Morano of Forest Oaks is still having difficulty with trash pickup. According to Morano, her trash was picked up at “the last ...


Posted on Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Feb. 12, 2019 Hernando BOCC meeting run down - Hernando Sun
Feb. 12, 2019 Hernando BOCC meeting run down  Hernando Sun

CITIZENS' COMMENTS Lucille Morano addressed the Board of County Commissioners about garbage collection problems she's been experiencing for the past ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Jan. 29, 2019 Hernando BOCC meeting rundown - Hernando Sun
Jan. 29, 2019 Hernando BOCC meeting rundown  Hernando Sun

Unfortunately we did not have the time to cover: CITIZENS' COMMENTS BOARD/STAFF RESPONSES Rundown begins with: E. CONSENT AGENDA ...


Posted on Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Hernando County residents to pay flat fee next year for fire service - Tampabay.com
Hernando County residents to pay flat fee next year for fire service  Tampabay.com

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County will charge fire *service* fees differently in the next fiscal year after a unanimous vote of the County Commission on Tuesday.


Posted on Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Jan. 15, 2019 Hernando BOCC meeting rundown - Hernando Sun
Jan. 15, 2019 Hernando BOCC meeting rundown  Hernando Sun

ELECTION OF OFFICERS Election of Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Second Vice Chairman Commissioner Wayne Dukes nominated Commissioner John ...


Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Mold prompts temporary closure of fire station - Tampa Bay Times
Mold prompts temporary closure of fire station  Tampa Bay Times

SPRING HILL — Hernando County had to close Fire Rescue Station 4 on Monday when mold was found in the walls of the building at 5083 Mariner Boulevard.


Posted on Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Brooksville Fire Rescue Stays in Brooksville - Hernando Sun
Brooksville Fire Rescue Stays in Brooksville  Hernando Sun

At the regular Brooksville City Council Meeting on June 18, 2018, after several months of discussion over the fate of Brooksville Fire Rescue, the Brooksville City ...


Posted on Wed, 27 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



They moved to the country to escape development. Now Duke Energy wants to build a solar farm next door. - Tampa Bay Times
They moved to the country to escape development. Now Duke Energy wants to build a solar farm next door.  Tampa Bay Times

FAMU board to vote next week on project that would allow Duke to install units on 800 acres in northeast Hernando County.


Posted on Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Course at Fivay High School teaches high school students how to become a firefighter - ABC Action News
Course at Fivay High School teaches high school students how to become a firefighter  ABC Action News

A first-of-its-kind Pasco County program is helping high school students hoping to become firefighters.


Posted on Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Amid reports of fraud and misconduct at the fire station, commissioner stood by Hernando Beach chiefs - Tampabay.com
Amid reports of fraud and misconduct at the fire station, commissioner stood by Hernando Beach chiefs  Tampabay.com

HERNANDO BEACH — Hernando County commissioners shut down the Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department on Valentine's Day 2017. They did so for ...


Posted on Wed, 06 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Brooksville City Council abandons idea of closing fire department - Tampabay.com
Brooksville City Council abandons idea of closing fire department  Tampabay.com

BROOKSVILLE — After months of discussion ending in a three-hour debate Monday night, Brooksville City Council abandoned the idea of closing its fire ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Brooksville votes to keep fire department - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Brooksville votes to keep fire department  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

After more than two hours of debate, the Brooksville City Council voted to keep the city's fire department.


Posted on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 22:06:02 GMT



'Wildland Fire' Turns Out to Be House Fire - TB Reporter
'Wildland Fire' Turns Out to Be House Fire  TB Reporter

A passerby reported the blaze, Hernando firefighters said.


Posted on Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



HCFR Alert: Relocation of Fire Engine from City of Brooksville to Spring Hill Station 5 - Hernando Sun
HCFR Alert: Relocation of Fire Engine from City of Brooksville to Spring Hill Station 5  Hernando Sun

(Brooksville, FL) Effective today June 8, 2018, Hernando County Fire Rescue (HCFR) will be relocating HCFR Engine 10 from the city of Brooksville, where it ...


Posted on Sat, 09 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters battle flames at Brooksville lumber yard - WFLA
Firefighters battle flames at Brooksville lumber yard  WFLA

The Brooksville Fire Department spent hours at the scene of a large fire at a lumber yard overnight.


Posted on Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



1 person treated after Hernando fire; 3 dogs rescued from mobile home - Tampa Bay Times
1 person treated after Hernando fire; 3 dogs rescued from mobile home  Tampa Bay Times

SPRING HILL. two people escape house fire, three dogs rescued. A fire at a mobile home early Sunday forced one resident to undergo treatment at the hospital, ...


Posted on Sun, 28 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Brooksville Council to hire fire chief, keep talking about county fire service takeover - Tampabay.com
Brooksville Council to hire fire chief, keep talking about county fire service takeover  Tampabay.com

BROOKSVILLE — The City Council isn't sure whether to keep its fire department, but decided earlier this month to hire an interim fire chief to replace David ...


Posted on Thu, 17 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Pasco deputy, a wife and mother of three, died by suicide at home, sheriff says - Tampa Bay Times
Pasco deputy, a wife and mother of three, died by suicide at home, sheriff says  Tampa Bay Times

When April Rodriguez, 43, didn't show up for work her fellow deputies went looking for her. She is the third first-responder to die by suicide in the Tampa Bay ...


Posted on Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



New bill would punish owners who abandon pets during hurricanes - WPEC
New bill would punish owners who abandon pets during hurricanes  WPEC

People who leave pets restrained outside and unattended during natural or manmade disasters would face up to a year in jail or a fine of up to $5000, under a ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:45:00 GMT



Fired Brooksville fire captain must wait awhile longer for check from the city - Tampa Bay Times
Fired Brooksville fire captain must wait awhile longer for check from the city  Tampa Bay Times

BROOKSVILLE — More than two years after a Brooksville fire department captain was fired for breaking her boss' rule — a rule that violated directives from the ...


Posted on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



In their corner: Shaquille's Boxing Club – Operation Turnaround - Hernando Sun
In their corner: Shaquille's Boxing Club – Operation Turnaround  Hernando Sun

Jackie Wilson was nine years old when his father died and eleven when his older brother died. He was close to his father and the brother he lost was the one ...


Posted on Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Hernando County BOCC to Consolidate Fire Fee Structure Eliminating a 0.5 mil Tax - Hernando Sun
Hernando County BOCC to Consolidate Fire Fee Structure Eliminating a 0.5 mil Tax  Hernando Sun

The Hernando County Board of County Commissioners is considering eliminating a fire protection ad valorem tax and modifying the current fire protection ...


Posted on Sun, 27 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fired Brooksville fire captain finally gets her settlement - Tampa Bay Times
Fired Brooksville fire captain finally gets her settlement  Tampa Bay Times

BROOKSVILLE — An emotional Hillary Sanford received pay and benefits last week that were more than two years overdue when the Brooksville City Council ...


Posted on Wed, 05 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Brooksville council undecided about hiring county fire service for city - Tampabay.com
Brooksville council undecided about hiring county fire service for city  Tampabay.com

BROOKSVILLE — The city's cost-cutting exploration continued Monday night with another lengthy workshop by the Brooksville City Council, this time on the ...


Posted on Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Brooksville City Council sets tentative Brooksville Fire Department assessments - Hernando Sun
Brooksville City Council sets tentative Brooksville Fire Department assessments  Hernando Sun

The fire assessment fee is a “non-ad valorem special assessment.” There are two tiers. Tier 1, for developed properties, is based on a fraction of improved value ...


Posted on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Hernando County Commission fires top administrator - Tampa Bay Times
Hernando County Commission fires top administrator  Tampa Bay Times

Len Sossamon had been administrator for nearly seven years. Comissioners focused on the county's budget problems.


Posted on Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Three former chiefs arrested in investigation of Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department - Tampabay.com
Three former chiefs arrested in investigation of Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department  Tampabay.com

BROOKSVILLE — Three former chiefs of the defunct Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department, including current Brooksville Chief David Freda, were ...


Posted on Sat, 30 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Daystarter: $3.6 million payoff to SunPass bidder under fire; a second Port Richey mayor is behind bars; - Tampa Bay Times
Daystarter: $3.6 million payoff to SunPass bidder under fire; a second Port Richey mayor is behind bars;  Tampa Bay Times

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what to know today.


Posted on Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Brooksville fire department future in question on heels of decision to dissolve police department - ABC Action News
Brooksville fire department future in question on heels of decision to dissolve police department  ABC Action News

The city of Brooksville voted to likely disband their police department, now the future of the fire department is on the line.


Posted on Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Collaboration cited by mayor, commissioner | News, Sports, Jobs - Tiffin Advertiser Tribune
Collaboration cited by mayor, commissioner | News, Sports, Jobs  Tiffin Advertiser Tribune

Collaboration was the key point emphasized by Tiffin Mayor Aaron Montz and Seneca County Commissioner Holly Stacy as they reviewed 2018 and looked ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Mar 2019 04:42:29 GMT



Fire Chiefs Gone Wild: Ex-chiefs ran free-spending ‘frat house,’ investigators find - Tampabay.com
Fire Chiefs Gone Wild: Ex-chiefs ran free-spending ‘frat house,’ investigators find  Tampabay.com

HERNANDO BEACH — Trading the county gasoline card for smokes and energy drinks, falsifying training documents, paying themselves salaries for volunteer ...


Posted on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



County pulls plug on Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department - Tampabay.com
County pulls plug on Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department  Tampabay.com

Hernando County Fire Rescue will take over in Hernando Beach.


Posted on Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT



Arrests bring more scrutiny, criticism of defunct Hernando Beach Fire Department - Tampabay.com
Arrests bring more scrutiny, criticism of defunct Hernando Beach Fire Department  Tampabay.com

Three former chiefs of the defunct Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department now face charges of organized fraud.


Posted on Thu, 05 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT



‘Florida is just full of weirdos.’ Team picks the wackiest Florida Man story of all - Miami Herald
‘Florida is just full of weirdos.’ Team picks the wackiest Florida Man story of all  Miami Herald

An “Analysis of the Florida Man” Top 10 list by the Miami-based Injury Claim Coach compiled a list of the most Florida Man stories of all, tapping Florida Man and ...


Posted on Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Hernando County budget solutions may include tax increases and pay freezes - Tampa Bay Times
Hernando County budget solutions may include tax increases and pay freezes  Tampa Bay Times

BROOKSVILLE — Facing a $10 million budget hole and the possibility of having to borrow money this year, Hernando County commissioners floated ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fire leads to explosions at business center in Pasco County - WTSP.com
Fire leads to explosions at business center in Pasco County  WTSP.com

DADE CITY, Fla. — Late Friday, Pasco County Fire Rescue personnel were still at the scene of a two-alarm fire at the Bon Metals LLC business center and ...


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Crews from Tampa Bay headed to Panhandle to help hurricane victims - My Panhandle
Crews from Tampa Bay headed to Panhandle to help hurricane victims  My Panhandle

First responders from all across the Tampa Bay area are packing up and heading north to help hurricane victims in the Florida Panhandle.


Posted on Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



The Dec. 3, 2018 Brooksville City Council meeting run down - Hernando Sun
The Dec. 3, 2018 Brooksville City Council meeting run down  Hernando Sun

Invocation and Opening The Brooksville City Council held their first regular meeting after the election. To begin the meeting, outgoing Mayor Betty Erhard invited ...


Posted on Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



71-year-old woman rescued from burning home after explosion in Brooksville - WFLA
71-year-old woman rescued from burning home after explosion in Brooksville  WFLA

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (WFLA) - Good Samaritans rescued a woman from a burning home on Thursday morning after it reportedly exploded and caught fire, ...


Posted on Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



County Administrator contract terminated - Hernando Sun
County Administrator contract terminated  Hernando Sun

JAN. 29, 2019- REGULAR HERNANDO BOCC MEETING- Before the Hernando County Commission began their discussion of the agenda item listed as: ...


Posted on Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Brooksville reaches out to county as issues mount at city Fire Department - Tampabay.com
Brooksville reaches out to county as issues mount at city Fire Department  Tampabay.com

BROOKSVILLE — With a depleted staff and facing the loss of a fire chief and captain who have been arrested on fraud charges, Brooksville Interim City Manager ...


Posted on Thu, 02 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Downtown Ocala ceremony with pipe and drum corps to honor fallen firefighters - Villages-News
Downtown Ocala ceremony with pipe and drum corps to honor fallen firefighters  Villages-News

Uniformed firefighters from across Florida will honor fallen firefighters with a pipe and drum display at the Ocala Downtown Square on Thursday, Oct. 11.


Posted on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Hernando and Pasco Briefs for Oct. 26 - Tampa Bay Times
Hernando and Pasco Briefs for Oct. 26  Tampa Bay Times

HERNANDO COUNTY. COUNTYWIDE. Seats available on airport board. The Hernando County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications from ...


Posted on Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



City of Brooksville Announces Appointment of Ronald Snowberger as Interim Fire Chief - Hernando Sun
City of Brooksville Announces Appointment of Ronald Snowberger as Interim Fire Chief  Hernando Sun

Brooksville FL -The City of Brooksville announces the appointment of Ronald Snowberger as Interim Fire Chief. Interim Chief Snowberger will assume the duties ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Nov. 5, 2018 Hernando BOCC Run Down - Hernando Sun
Nov. 5, 2018 Hernando BOCC Run Down  Hernando Sun

CORRESPONDENCE TO NOTE 1. Correspondence From Various Customers Expressing Appreciation for Services Provided by Utilities Department Staff ...


Posted on Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Hernando County Commission Meeting Run Down (part 1) - Hernando Sun
Hernando County Commission Meeting Run Down (part 1)  Hernando Sun

An agenda item was added proclaiming a State of Emergency in the county due to the uncertainty of Hurricane Michael's track at the time of the meeting.


Posted on Sat, 20 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Beginning Tuesday, new day for fire-rescue in Hernando County - Tampabay.com
Beginning Tuesday, new day for fire-rescue in Hernando County  Tampabay.com

BROOKSVILLE — When the sun rises Tuesday in Hernando County, an important change will kick in — one that few people likely will notice. The change may ...


Posted on Fri, 27 Sep 2013 07:00:00 GMT



Local firefighters headed north to help Hurricane Michael victims - WFLA
Local firefighters headed north to help Hurricane Michael victims  WFLA

More help is on the way for Hurricane Michael victims in the Panhandle. Tampa Bay area firefighters have loaded up supplies and will be making the trip today.


Posted on Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Hernando deputies say man set ex-girlfriend's house on fire after she refused to get back with him - WTSP.com
Hernando deputies say man set ex-girlfriend's house on fire after she refused to get back with him  WTSP.com

SPRING HILL, Fla. -- A man faces attempted 10 counts of first-degree murder charges after being accused of setting his ex-girlfriend's home on fire.


Posted on Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



State lawmakers hear wish lists from Hernando officials. - Tampa Bay Times
State lawmakers hear wish lists from Hernando officials.  Tampa Bay Times

City and county leaders ask the state to pitch in on local projects.


Posted on Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Hernando County commish votes to shut down volunteer fire department amid mounting criticism - ABC Action News
Hernando County commish votes to shut down volunteer fire department amid mounting criticism  ABC Action News

Hernando County officials voted to shut down a volunteer fire department after calls for *service* reportedly went unanswered.


Posted on Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT



Hernando commissioners face Democratic challengers, questions about contributions - Tampa Bay Times
Hernando commissioners face Democratic challengers, questions about contributions  Tampa Bay Times

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County voters will choose two county commissioners in the general election. In each race, the choice is between an incumbent and ...


Posted on Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Retired attorney and businesswoman challenge two-term Hernando commissioner - Tampa Bay Times
Retired attorney and businesswoman challenge two-term Hernando commissioner  Tampa Bay Times

BROOKSVILLE — As the District 2 Hernando County commissioner, Wayne Dukes hopes his public *service* over the past eight years has earned him another ...


Posted on Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Defunct volunteer fire department faces criminal investigation, lawsuit - Tampabay.com
Defunct volunteer fire department faces criminal investigation, lawsuit  Tampabay.com

BROOKSVILLE — The Hernando County Sheriff's Office has opened a criminal investigation into allegations of fraudulent spending by the Hernando Beach ...


Posted on Wed, 01 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT



Nov. 27, 2018 Hernando BOCC Run Down - Hernando Sun
Nov. 27, 2018 Hernando BOCC Run Down  Hernando Sun

FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGE DANIEL B. MERRITT, JR. Swearing In of Elected Commissioners Judge Merritt read the Oath of Office, ...


Posted on Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Hernando brush fire that destroyed home deemed suspicious - Tampabay.com
Hernando brush fire that destroyed home deemed suspicious  Tampabay.com

A 110-acre brush fire destroyed one Weeki Wachee home and damaged two others in southeastern Hernando County on Friday, according to the Florida Forest ...


Posted on Fri, 02 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Pair of homes destroyed in separate fires Sunday - Citrus County Chronicle
Pair of homes destroyed in separate fires Sunday  Citrus County Chronicle

Two fires destroyed a home near Crystal River and another in Hernando on Sunday morning.


Posted on Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Sunburn — The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics — 2.26.19 - Florida Politics
Sunburn — The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics — 2.26.19  Florida Politics

Breaking overnight — Univision anchor Jorge Ramos and his news crew were detained after interviewing embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and ...


Posted on Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Polk woman dies in fire, family claims more could have been done to save her - ABC Action News
Polk woman dies in fire, family claims more could have been done to save her  ABC Action News

LAKELAND, Fla. — A Polk family is seeking justice after they claim firefighters didn't try to save their aunt. Loretta Pickard, of Lakeland, called 911 in November ...


Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Sept. 25 County Commission Meeting Run Down- part 1 - Hernando Sun
Sept. 25 County Commission Meeting Run Down- part 1  Hernando Sun

PROCLAMATIONS & RECOGNITIONS Recognition of Weeki Wachee River Rangers for Volunteer Cleanup Efforts Along Weeki Wachee River RES-2018-129 ...


Posted on Sun, 07 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Hernando Co. deputies remind residents to be careful after 'white substance' delivered to home - WTSP.com
Hernando Co. deputies remind residents to be careful after 'white substance' delivered to home  WTSP.com

SPRING HILL, Fla. -- The Hernando County hazmat team investigated what it says was a suspicious substance that tested negative. The sheriff's office and fire ...


Posted on Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Hernando district fires all teachers at Moton Elementary, regardless of rating - Tampabay.com
Hernando district fires all teachers at Moton Elementary, regardless of rating  Tampabay.com

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County School District leaders vowed last year in their turnaround plan for struggling Moton Elementary to remove all ...


Posted on Sat, 14 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Hernando district wrong to fire all Moton teachers, settlement says - Tampabay.com
Hernando district wrong to fire all Moton teachers, settlement says  Tampabay.com

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County schools Superintendent Lori Romano signed a settlement agreement with the district teachers union Tuesday night, ...


Posted on Wed, 09 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Volunteer firefighters sought in Hernando County - WFLA
Volunteer firefighters sought in Hernando County  WFLA

The Hernando County Fire Rescue is asking people to help out in their community by becoming a volunteer firefighter.


Posted on Sun, 21 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT



The Nov. 5 Brooksville City Council meeting run down - Hernando Sun
The Nov. 5 Brooksville City Council meeting run down  Hernando Sun

APPROVAL/MODIFICATIONS OF THE AGENDA The council unanimously approved the agenda without modification. CERTIFICATES AND PROCLAMATIONS ...


Posted on Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Netflix vs. Big Sugar — Bernie's Maduro moment — Wis. governor's Miami 'hissy fit' — Stone gagged — Florida's craziest mayor - Politico
Netflix vs. Big Sugar — Bernie's Maduro moment — Wis. governor's Miami 'hissy fit' — Stone gagged — Florida's craziest mayor  Politico

Good Friday morning. Let's start the day with one of those stories that's just too sweet to be true. Thanks, state public records laws. QUIET ON THE SET ...


Posted on Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Volunteer fire department in Hernando shuts down due to lack of trained firefighters - Tampabay.com
Volunteer fire department in Hernando shuts down due to lack of trained firefighters  Tampabay.com

BROOKSVILLE — The High Point Volunteer Fire Department has taken itself out of *service* due to a shortage of volunteers with adequate medical training and ...


Posted on Mon, 23 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT



Dec. 18, 2018 BOCC run down - Hernando Sun
Dec. 18, 2018 BOCC run down  Hernando Sun

CITIZEN COMMENTS On Shoal Line Blvd. Property Acquisition.


Posted on Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department in limbo - Hernando Sun
Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department in limbo  Hernando Sun

A “termination for convenience” of the agreement between the county and the Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department (HBVFD) was on the agenda for the ...


Posted on Fri, 16 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT



Arbitrator rules fired Brooksville Fire Department captain should be reinstated - Tampabay.com
Arbitrator rules fired Brooksville Fire Department captain should be reinstated  Tampabay.com

BROOKSVILLE — The city of Brooksville wrongfully fired its Fire Department's first female driver, engineer and captain last year, an arbitrator has ruled.


Posted on Wed, 05 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Honoring Floridas fallen firefighters: 4 names added - Ocala
Honoring Floridas fallen firefighters: 4 names added  Ocala

The four men who died in the line of duty were added to the Florida Fallen Firefighter Memorial on Friday at the Florida State Fire College. Four firefighters who ...


Posted on Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Dec. 11, 2018 BOCC Run Down - Hernando Sun
Dec. 11, 2018 BOCC Run Down  Hernando Sun

WITHLACOOCHEE RIVER ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE DISTRICT MANAGER DAVID GONZALEZ Presentation by Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative, ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters sound alarm: Hillsborough needs more fire stations - Tampa Bay Times
Firefighters sound alarm: Hillsborough needs more fire stations  Tampa Bay Times

Firefights, union officials tell county commissioners that Hillsborough is growing too fast for its first-responders. They need new stations and reinforcements.


Posted on Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Hernando School Board votes to fire superintendent Lori Romano - WFLA
Hernando School Board votes to fire superintendent Lori Romano  WFLA

The Hernando County School Board on Tuesday voted to terminate its contract with Superintendent Lori Romano.


Posted on Wed, 13 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



DeWitt: Time to break with tradition, and the Brooksville Fire Department - Tampabay.com
DeWitt: Time to break with tradition, and the Brooksville Fire Department  Tampabay.com

Even more than most small towns, Brooksville loves its Fire Department. The city was plagued by arsonists in its early years, and the volunteers who formed the ...


Posted on Wed, 05 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT



Pasco and Hernando county news briefs - Tampa Bay Times
Pasco and Hernando county news briefs  Tampa Bay Times

News and notes from Pasco and Hernando counties.


Posted on Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Brooksville FL Fire Captain Hillary Sanford Settlement Delay Firefighters - Firehouse.com
Brooksville FL Fire Captain Hillary Sanford Settlement Delay Firefighters  Firehouse.com

A former Brooksville fire captain who was found to have been unjustifiably fired in 2016 has received her settlement after a two-year delay.


Posted on Wed, 05 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Multi-million dollar expansion planned for Oak Hill Hospital - Hernando Sun
Multi-million dollar expansion planned for Oak Hill Hospital  Hernando Sun

by SUE QUIGLEY HERNANDO SUN WRITER A new set of multi-million dollar projects totaling more than $78 million are on the horizon for Oak Hill Hospital by ...


Posted on Mon, 03 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Three Former FL Chiefs Arrested in Fraud Scheme - Firehouse.com
Three Former FL Chiefs Arrested in Fraud Scheme  Firehouse.com

Three former Hernando Beach fire chiefs were arrested Friday and charged with organized fraud.


Posted on Tue, 03 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT



School bus with kids on board involved in 3-vehicle accident in Hernando County - WFLA
School bus with kids on board involved in 3-vehicle accident in Hernando County  WFLA

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office was on scene of a crash involving a school bus on Wednesday.


Posted on Wed, 05 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Brooksville City Council gives varied marks to city manager - Tampa Bay Times
Brooksville City Council gives varied marks to city manager  Tampa Bay Times

Council to decide on Monday whether city manager Mark Kutney gets a raise.


Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Local firefighter fighting to get her job back - ABC Action News
Local firefighter fighting to get her job back  ABC Action News

Hillary Sanford is the first female to become a driver engineer and fire captain in the history of theBrooksvilleFire Department.


Posted on Wed, 11 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT



Hernando deputies check 63 gas stations for skimmers - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Hernando deputies check 63 gas stations for skimmers  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Sheriff's deputies in Hernando are fighting fraud ahead of the holiday season.


Posted on Sat, 17 Nov 2018 02:47:52 GMT



Oct. 23, 2018 Hernando BOCC Meeting Run Down - Hernando Sun
Oct. 23, 2018 Hernando BOCC Meeting Run Down  Hernando Sun

RESOLUTIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS Resolution Proclaiming October 2018 as Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Brooksville Mayor Betty Erhard accepted ...


Posted on Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Brooksville approves city budget with lower tax rate - Tampa Bay Times
Brooksville approves city budget with lower tax rate  Tampa Bay Times

BROOKSVILLE — The Brooksville City Council has approved its 2018-19 budget with a tax rate 11 percent below this year's rate, thanks mainly to the city's ...


Posted on Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Winding Waters K-8 Students hear first hand accounts of 9/11 - Hernando Sun
Winding Waters K-8 Students hear first hand accounts of 9/11  Hernando Sun

Everyone over the age of thirty knows where they were and what they were doing on the morning of September 11, 2001. For three Hernando County citizens, ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Three Former Hernando Beach Fire Chiefs Arrested for Fraud - ABC Action News
Three Former Hernando Beach Fire Chiefs Arrested for Fraud  ABC Action News

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office started the investigation seven months ago after anonymous tips accused the last three chiefs of the Hernando Beach ...


Posted on Mon, 02 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT



New Hernando schools superintendent hopes to restore trust in district - Tampabay.com
New Hernando schools superintendent hopes to restore trust in district  Tampabay.com

BROOKSVILLE — As the new, temporary superintendent of Hernando County schools, John Stratton is tasked with more than running a school district.


Posted on Tue, 03 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Hillsborough firefighter injured at Sun City Center fire station - Tampabay.com
Hillsborough firefighter injured at Sun City Center fire station  Tampabay.com

SUN CITY CENTER — A male firefighter was injured Tuesday night at Fire Station 28, according to Hillsborough County Fire Rescue. The firefighter had been ...


Posted on Tue, 10 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Jan. 7, 2019 Brooksville City Council run down - Hernando Sun
Jan. 7, 2019 Brooksville City Council run down  Hernando Sun

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance Mayor Bill Kemerer introduced Pastor David Clevenger of Grace Tabernacle Independent Baptist Church, then invited him ...


Posted on Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Brooksville city manager gets 4 percent pay raise from divided council - Tampa Bay Times
Brooksville city manager gets 4 percent pay raise from divided council  Tampa Bay Times

BROOKSVILLE — For more than a year, Brooksville City Manager Mark Kutney faced tough tasks and a tough audience when it came to council member ...


Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Hillsborough County Fire Rescue lieutenant arrested for making cannabis oil at fire station - ABC Action News - Tampa Bay
Hillsborough County Fire Rescue lieutenant arrested for making cannabis oil at fire station  ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

A lieutenant with Hillsborough County Fire Rescue was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance for having marijuana and trying to ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Hernando Beach brush fire grows to 650 acres as crews continue to battle flames - Tampabay.com
Hernando Beach brush fire grows to 650 acres as crews continue to battle flames  Tampabay.com

HERNANDO BEACH — A fire whipped by overnight winds burned through about 650 acres of brush Sunday near Hernando Beach. Crews from the ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Sheriff: Two bomb threats reported, cleared at Hernando Co. courthouse on Tuesday - ABC Action News
Sheriff: Two bomb threats reported, cleared at Hernando Co. courthouse on Tuesday  ABC Action News

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office, along with officers from the City of Brooksville Police Department and firefighters from both Hernando County Fire Rescue ...


Posted on Tue, 07 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT



Hernando County Commissioner District 2 Candidates - Hernando Sun
Hernando County Commissioner District 2 Candidates  Hernando Sun

The District 2 Hernando County Commissioner candidates on the 2018 General Election ballot are Deborah Salvesen (DEM) and Wayne Dukes (REP- ...


Posted on Sat, 03 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT



 

 
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