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State budget: Hernando County school appropriations perish as airport projects survive DeSantis' veto pen - Tampa Bay Times
State budget: Hernando County school appropriations perish as airport projects survive DeSantis' veto pen  Tampa Bay Times

The county will get $3 million to expand a water reclamation plant and $4 million to extend a runway, but School District funding for security and vocational ...


Posted on Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Hernando County residents could see higher taxes and fees, cut to services and employees - Tampa Bay Times
Hernando County residents could see higher taxes and fees, cut to services and employees  Tampa Bay Times

BROOKSVILLE -- After a two-hour-long exercise with a new budgeting software program on Tuesday, Hernando County commissioners still faced the same ...


Posted on Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting June 28 - Tampa Bay Times
Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting June 28  Tampa Bay Times

Specialty/Hobbies. Catians comic book signing: Writer Cortney Cameron will be at US 41 Books to discuss and sign the first issue of her new indie comic series, ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



County restructuring of departments - Hernando Sun
County restructuring of departments  Hernando Sun

by LISA MACNEIL HERNANDO SUN REPORTER At the regular Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting held on June 26, 2019, the board voted 5-0 ...


Posted on Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



A 'Hernando County embarrassment': Ex-fire chief's plea deal appalls residents, officials - Tampa Bay Times
A 'Hernando County embarrassment': Ex-fire chief's plea deal appalls residents, officials  Tampa Bay Times

David Freda, accused of stealing public money while running Hernando Beach's volunteer fire department, got no jail time and no criminal conviction. Residents ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Commissioners grant approval for fire-rescue cadet program - Hernando Sun
Commissioners grant approval for fire-rescue cadet program  Hernando Sun

by JULIE B. MAGLIO The cadet program was discussed at the April 23, 2019 BOCC meeting under the following item: PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR/FIRE CHIEF ...


Posted on Thu, 16 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



What matters at the City Council Meeting? 07.01.2019 - Hernando Sun
What matters at the City Council Meeting? 07.01.2019  Hernando Sun

Recognitions MATTER Parks and Recreation Month, July 2019 – Bernardini read the proclamation which praised the Parks Department facilities and ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



What matters at the Hernando County School Board Meeting? 06.25.2019 - Hernando Sun
What matters at the Hernando County School Board Meeting? 06.25.2019  Hernando Sun

People MATTER Recognition of the Hernando Legislative Delegation.


Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



DeSantis signs budget, vetoes $131 million - Hernando Sun
DeSantis signs budget, vetoes $131 million  Hernando Sun

June 21, 2019 by Jim Turner, Ana Ceballos NEWS *SERVICE* OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE --- Gov. Ron DeSantis used his line-item veto power to slash more ...


Posted on Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



County admin building still the elephant in the room - Hernando Sun
County admin building still the elephant in the room  Hernando Sun

By LISA MACNEIL lisa@hernandosun.com At a special meeting held on July 9, 2019, the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) learned that the current ...


Posted on Sat, 13 Jul 2019 23:02:11 GMT



Ex-Hernando Beach volunteer fire chief escapes prison in plea deal - Tampa Bay Times
Ex-Hernando Beach volunteer fire chief escapes prison in plea deal  Tampa Bay Times

David Freda was accused of stealing tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars during his time at the Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department.


Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighter, restaurant owner and several others charged with human trafficking - ABC Action News
Firefighter, restaurant owner and several others charged with human trafficking  ABC Action News

A two-year long investigation into a Human Trafficking case originating in Hernando County has resulted in the arrest of nine individuals statewide. The arrests ...


Posted on Thu, 16 May 2019 07:00:00 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 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



What matters at the Brooksville City Council Meeting? 06.17.2019 - Hernando Sun
What matters at the Brooksville City Council Meeting? 06.17.2019  Hernando Sun

______. $300,000 Brownfield Grant. Kutney said he and Kemerer went to Tampa the previous week to receive the $300,000 grant award. Brooksville is the only ...


Posted on Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



What matters at the County Commission Meeting? 06.25.2019 - Hernando Sun
What matters at the County Commission Meeting? 06.25.2019  Hernando Sun

Money Matters ______ Contracts Awarded The Board of County Commissioners voted 5-0 to approve the following contracts:


Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



State attorney stands by plea deal with former chiefs of Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department - Tampa Bay Times
State attorney stands by plea deal with former chiefs of Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department  Tampa Bay Times

BROOKSVILLE — Minutes after the judge's final ruling on the former chiefs of the Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department, assistant state attorney Mark ...


Posted on Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 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



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



June 11, 2019 Hernando School Board meeting highlights - Hernando Sun
June 11, 2019 Hernando School Board meeting highlights  Hernando Sun

by KATHRYN DENTATO Hernando Sun Reporter Invocation Vice Chair Linda Prescott led the invocation and Pledge of Allegiance. Adoption of Agenda Jimmy ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Two former Hernando Beach volunteer fire chiefs settle their criminal case with a plea deal - Tampa Bay Times
Two former Hernando Beach volunteer fire chiefs settle their criminal case with a plea deal  Tampa Bay Times

Proceeding ends years-long legal cases and ends in no convictions or jail time for any of the former chiefs.


Posted on Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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



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



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



Man found dead after flames consume Spring Hill home - Tampa Bay Times
Man found dead after flames consume Spring Hill home  Tampa Bay Times

The people who reported the fire knocked on the door but no one answered. Firefighters later found a man's body inside.


Posted on Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Early Evening House Fire in Weeki Wachee Displaces Family - Hernando Sun
Early Evening House Fire in Weeki Wachee Displaces Family  Hernando Sun

(Weeki Wachee, FL) May 17, 2019 at 5:22 p.m., Hernando County Fire Rescue (HCFR) responded to reports of a residential structure fire at 8259 Darts Street.


Posted on Sat, 18 May 2019 07:00:00 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



Cops tried to buy Jet Skis from OfferUp. The ‘seller’ turned out to be an armed robber - Miami Herald
Cops tried to buy Jet Skis from OfferUp. The ‘seller’ turned out to be an armed robber  Miami Herald

Two off-duty Florida officers tried to buy Jet Skis from an OfferUp ad, but the ”seller” turned out to be an armed robber, the Sumter County Sheriff's Office said.


Posted on Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 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



Bay Area Firefighter Among 9 Charged for Human Trafficking - Bay News 9
Bay Area Firefighter Among 9 Charged for Human Trafficking  Bay News 9

Nine people have been arrested, including an East Lake firefighter, in connection to a two-year human trafficking investigation in Hernando County.


Posted on Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Editorial: Stop going easy on Florida's corrupt public officials - Tampa Bay Times
Editorial: Stop going easy on Florida's corrupt public officials  Tampa Bay Times

Investigators said three Hernando Beach fire chiefs engaged in fraud, but they get off with token punishment.


Posted on Sun, 05 May 2019 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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



Where to light fireworks in the Mid-South - WMC
Where to light fireworks in the Mid-South  WMC

In many areas of the Mid-South lighting fireworks is illegal, but in some places it's not.


Posted on Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Pasco County news briefs for July 5 - Tampa Bay Times
Pasco County news briefs for July 5  Tampa Bay Times

Countywide. Meetings set for new playgrounds. Pasco County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources plans to replace and possibly expand the playgrounds ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Jul 2019 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



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



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



Man Dies in Late Night Brooksville Fire - TB Reporter
Man Dies in Late Night Brooksville Fire  TB Reporter

The Bureau of Fire and Arson Investigations has been called to investigate the fire. BROOKSVILLE - Firefighters discovered the body of a man after a late-night ...


Posted on Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 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



Commissioners at Odds After Hernando County Administrator Fired - Bay News 9
Commissioners at Odds After Hernando County Administrator Fired  Bay News 9

Hernando County commissioners are responding after voting to fire the county administrator at their meeting on Tuesday.


Posted on Wed, 30 Jan 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



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



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



Pinellas Firefighter, Pasco Man Charged In Human Trafficking Bust - Patch.com
Pinellas Firefighter, Pasco Man Charged In Human Trafficking Bust  Patch.com

9 Arrested in Human Trafficking Bust - Lutz, FL - A Wesley Chapel man and an East Lake firefighter are among those arrested following a human trafficking ...


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 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



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



March 26, 2019 Hernando BOCC run down - Hernando Sun
March 26, 2019 Hernando BOCC run down  Hernando Sun

by LISA MACNEIL Hernando Sun Reporter CITIZENS' COMMENTS Bill Loomis continued a discussion of previous concerns regarding a frontage road in Ridge ...


Posted on Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Shred a Thon event raises funds for rescue boat - Hernando Sun
Shred a Thon event raises funds for rescue boat  Hernando Sun

by ROCCO MAGLIO On Saturday May 25, 2019 a Shred-a-thon was held at the Towne Square Mall to help people and businesses get rid of their unwanted ...


Posted on Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Hillsborough: Attempt to locate man possibly linked to missing person case - Hernando Phoenix News
Hillsborough: Attempt to locate man possibly linked to missing person case  Hernando Phoenix News

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is requesting help from the public in locating the whereabouts of a New York man who's car was found in Brandon ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:44:44 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



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



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



Ten arrested on human trafficking charges - Hernando Sun
Ten arrested on human trafficking charges  Hernando Sun

by LISA MCNEIL HERNANDO SUN REPORTER Sheriff Al Nienhuis was the first to speak at the press conference held on Friday, May 17, 2019. He said ...


Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties - Tampa Bay Times
Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties  Tampa Bay Times

For foodies. Taste of Pasco: The celebration of food from Pasco County will be from 4 to 7 p.m. April 27 at the Concourse Rotary Pavilion, 11919 Alric Pottberg ...


Posted on Mon, 22 Apr 2019 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



Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting June 14 - Tampa Bay Times
Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting June 14  Tampa Bay Times

Festivals. HippieFest 2019: Now in its third year, the three-day fest will be noon June 14 through 6 p.m. June 16 at The Farm, 19234 Lake Lindsey Road, ...


Posted on Sat, 08 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



19-Year-Old Charged in Fatal October Hernando County Crash - Bay News 9
19-Year-Old Charged in Fatal October Hernando County Crash  Bay News 9

The Florida Highway Patrol has made an arrest in connection with a fatal crash that happened in October.


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Hoods 4 Heroes - Hernando Sun
Hoods 4 Heroes  Hernando Sun

As our society advances in regards to the production of manufactured goods and materials, so advances the threat of cancer in our world. Nowhere does this ...


Posted on Mon, 17 Jun 2019 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



April 15, 2019 City Council meeting highlights - Hernando Sun
April 15, 2019 City Council meeting highlights  Hernando Sun

Portions of the city council meeting are reviewed in our “highlights” report by JULIE B. MAGLIO and KATHRYN DENTATO D. CERTIFICATES AND ...


Posted on Mon, 15 Apr 2019 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



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



Ex-superintendent’s appeal forces Hernando school board to ask itself: Was it right to fire her? - Tampa Bay Times
Ex-superintendent’s appeal forces Hernando school board to ask itself: Was it right to fire her?  Tampa Bay Times

Ousted Hernando County schools superintendent Lori Romano returned Wednesday morning to the school district office, this time for an appeal on her firing in ...


Posted on Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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



Chocochatti Focus of Hernando County Historical Project - Bay News 9
Chocochatti Focus of Hernando County Historical Project  Bay News 9

Historians in Hernando County are looking to document the very first village of the Seminole nation.


Posted on Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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



Mass Casualty Training Exercise Announcement - Hernando Sun
Mass Casualty Training Exercise Announcement  Hernando Sun

Date: May 31, 2019 Hernando County's First Responders, in cooperation with the Hernando County School District and the Hernando County Department of ...


Posted on Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Lakeland fire victim’s sister speaks exclusively to 8 On Your Side - WFLA
Lakeland fire victim’s sister speaks exclusively to 8 On Your Side  WFLA

Linda Weckle is Lorretta Pickard's sister. Pickard died in a house fire in Polk County in November. The case has been the focus of an Eight on Your Side ...


Posted on Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Missing woman located in Brooksville, taken to hospital - WFLA
Missing woman located in Brooksville, taken to hospital  WFLA

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office has located a missing woman whose car was found abandoned in Brooksville Friday.


Posted on Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Delray Beach man among 9 arrested in statewide human trafficking bust - WPTV.com
Delray Beach man among 9 arrested in statewide human trafficking bust  WPTV.com

Authorities say nine people, including a Delray Beach man, have been arrested in a statewide human trafficking investigation.


Posted on Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Injuries reported after car plows into an insurance agency - WTSP.com
Injuries reported after car plows into an insurance agency  WTSP.com

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. — A car has crashed into an insurance building in Hernando County. On Wednesday morning, the red Ford Fusion plowed into the ...


Posted on Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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



Thousands of Hernando HS students may have been exposed to hepatitis A at Spring Hill restaurant - WFLA
Thousands of Hernando HS students may have been exposed to hepatitis A at Spring Hill restaurant  WFLA

The Florida Department of Health in Hernando has identified a positive case of hepatitis A in a food *service* worker at the Silverthorn County Club Restaurant in ...


Posted on Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



2 dogs shot, wrapped in plastic bags, dumped along rural Hernando road - WFLA
2 dogs shot, wrapped in plastic bags, dumped along rural Hernando road  WFLA

When a Hernando County woman discovered two pit bulls shot in the head and dumped and wrapped in plastic bags, she contacted authorities and then 8 on ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 01:55:00 GMT



Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting June 21 - Tampa Bay Times
Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting June 21  Tampa Bay Times

Festivals. SummerFest: Zephyrhills salutes the summer with this festival on June 22 at Zephyr Park, 38116 Fifth Ave., Zephyrhills. There will be a morning market ...


Posted on Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting May 31 - Tampa Bay Times
Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting May 31  Tampa Bay Times

Festivals. Pasco County 2019 Disaster Expo: Pasco County Division of Emergency Management hosts this disaster preparedness event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ...


Posted on Fri, 24 May 2019 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



Converted School Bus to be Used in Emergencies - Bay News 9
Converted School Bus to be Used in Emergencies  Bay News 9

Hernando County will soon have another school bus on its streets, but this one won't be carrying students.


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 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

BROOKSVILLE — One by one, they brought their wish lists forward as part of a holiday season tradition. In this case, it wasn't youngsters seeking the good ...


Posted on Tue, 04 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



Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting March 1 - Tampa Bay Times
Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting March 1  Tampa Bay Times

Festivals. Weeki Wachee Swamp Festival: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 1 and 2, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 3, at Linda Pedersen Park, 6300 Shoal Line Blvd., ...


Posted on Sun, 24 Feb 2019 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



Hillsborough Firefighters Union calls for new fire stations, says they are 30 stations behind - ABC Action News
Hillsborough Firefighters Union calls for new fire stations, says they are 30 stations behind  ABC Action News

The Hillsborough County Firefighters Union is calling for one new fire station per year until there are enough to keep up with the growth in the county.


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



Polk Fire Chief announces retirement one day after incident report released in fatal fire - ABC Action News
Polk Fire Chief announces retirement one day after incident report released in fatal fire  ABC Action News

Polk County board of county commissioners admits critical mistakes were made the night Loretta Pickard died.


Posted on Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Feb. 22 - Tampa Bay Times
Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Feb. 22  Tampa Bay Times

Festivals. Sunwest Crab and Shrimp Festival: Put your bets in on a crab race or pose with a mermaid at this festival with an arts and crafts show, live music, ...


Posted on Wed, 13 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



8 Florida men accused of paying for sex with girl - The Ledger
8 Florida men accused of paying for sex with girl  The Ledger

The warrant application describes how the men were identified: investigators used texts from the TextMe app, which identified the cellphones used and the ...


Posted on Sat, 18 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Seminole Fire Rescue hosts breakfast for deployed firefighter - Tampa Bay Newspapers
Seminole Fire Rescue hosts breakfast for deployed firefighter  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Jacob Breau always dreamed of becoming a firefighter.But when the Spring Hill native graduated from high school in 2009, “at the time it was a saturated market ...


Posted on Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Rescue training being conducted at Cemex cement plant - Aggregates Manager
Rescue training being conducted at Cemex cement plant  Aggregates Manager

CEMEX hosted more than 30 area firefighters at its Brooksville South Cement Plant on Nov., 8, 2018 to enable them to conduct high-angle rescue training and ...


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



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

Election of Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Second Vice Chairman. Commissioner Wayne Dukes nominated Commissioner John Mitten for Chairman. “It is my ...


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



9, including firefighter, charged with paying parent to have sex with young teen - WFLA
9, including firefighter, charged with paying parent to have sex with young teen  WFLA

Hernando County detectives received a tip two years and one day ago about the horrid conditions in which a young girl was forced to live.


Posted on Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



 

 
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