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CEMEX Brooksville supports local firefighters, hosts rescue training - Hernando Sun
CEMEX Brooksville supports local firefighters, hosts rescue training  Hernando Sun

In November, CEMEX hosted more than 30 area firefighters at its Brooksville South Cement Plant to provide first responders the opportunity to conduct ...


Posted on Sun, 06 Jan 2019 17:12:07 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



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



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



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



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



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



Items by Council: 2018 accomplishments and 2019 goals - Hernando Sun
Items by Council: 2018 accomplishments and 2019 goals  Hernando Sun

DEC. 17, 2018 BROOKSVILLE CITY COUNCIL- Betty Erhard gets update on items of concern Betty Erhard thanked those who attended the meeting.


Posted on Sun, 13 Jan 2019 15:19:18 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



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



Dec. 11, 2018 Hernando County School Board meeting run down - Hernando Sun
Dec. 11, 2018 Hernando County School Board meeting run down  Hernando Sun

The meeting opened with Vice-Chair Linda Prescott leading the invocation. Students from D.S. Parrott Middle School led the Pledge of Allegiance. The agenda ...


Posted on Tue, 11 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



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



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



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 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 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



'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



Dec. 17, 2018 Brooksville City Council meeting run down - Hernando Sun
Dec. 17, 2018 Brooksville City Council meeting run down  Hernando Sun

Invocation and Opening Mayor Bill Kemerer invited Pastor Paul Meseke of Christ Lutheran Church to give the invocation before the Pledge of Allegiance.


Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2018 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



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



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



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



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



One person found dead at scene of Spring Hill house fire - Tampa Bay Times
One person found dead at scene of Spring Hill house fire  Tampa Bay Times

No cause of death or identity has been released for the person, who county authorities called a.


Posted on Fri, 26 Oct 2018 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



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



Brooksville council will revisit the fate of their fire department in April - Hernando Sun
Brooksville council will revisit the fate of their fire department in April  Hernando Sun

A City Council Workshop was held on Monday, March 12, 2018 to determine the future of the Brooksville Fire Department, which operates at $1.7 million per ...


Posted on Fri, 27 Apr 2018 15:52:21 GMT



Nazi who lived in Queens for decades dies months after he's deported to Germany, and other nation and world news in brief - Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
Nazi who lived in Queens for decades dies months after he's deported to Germany, and other nation and world news in brief  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Nazi who lived in Queens for decades dies months after he's deported to GermanyNEW YORK — A Nazi war criminal who was recently booted from his home in ...


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 06:24:53 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 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



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



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



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



Cemex supports firefighter training at Brooksville South Cement Plant - Aggregate Research
Cemex supports firefighter training at Brooksville South Cement Plant  Aggregate Research

Cemex hosted more than 30 area firefighters at its Brooksville South Cement Plant to allow first responders to conduct high-angle rescue training and.


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



Attack at murder victim's home led up to fatal ambush at Hernando hotel - Citrus County Chronicle
Attack at murder victim's home led up to fatal ambush at Hernando hotel  Citrus County Chronicle

More details were released on what led up to a Broward County man shooting and killing his ex-wife's paramour earlier in December outside a Citrus Hills hotel.


Posted on Wed, 26 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



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



Hernando County firefighter and paramedic dies on duty - WFLA
Hernando County firefighter and paramedic dies on duty  WFLA

A long-time firefighter and paramedic with Hernando County Fire Rescue died while on duty Monday night.


Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:00:00 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



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



Weeki Wachee fire leaves acres of ash - Tampabay.com
Weeki Wachee fire leaves acres of ash  Tampabay.com

WEEKI WACHEE — Smoke and ash lingered in the air Saturday from a fire that consumed 110 acres in Hernando County Friday night. The fire damaged two ...


Posted on Sat, 03 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



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



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



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



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



Syrian air defense fires on enemy targets above Damascus: state news agency - Yahoo News
Syrian air defense fires on enemy targets above Damascus: state news agency  Yahoo News

CAIRO (Reuters) - Syrian air defense units fired on enemy targets above Damascus and destroyed several, state news agency SANA said late on Friday.


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 21:59:00 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



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



CES 2019: See this tiny, awesome dishwasher - Yahoo News
CES 2019: See this tiny, awesome dishwasher  Yahoo News

Meet Bob. It's a dishwasher at CES 2019 that can fit almost anywhere.


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 19:33:00 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



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



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



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



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



UK calls on Myanmar's Suu Kyi to take personal interest in case of jailed Reuters reporters - Yahoo News
UK calls on Myanmar's Suu Kyi to take personal interest in case of jailed Reuters reporters  Yahoo News

Britain on Friday called on Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to look at whether due process was followed in the case of two Reuters reporters sentenced to ...


Posted on Sat, 12 Jan 2019 01:16:10 GMT



Hernando home severely damaged in Friday afternoon fire - Citrus County Chronicle
Hernando home severely damaged in Friday afternoon fire  Citrus County Chronicle

A fire largely destroyed a mobile home Friday afternoon in the Arrowhead community off State Road 200 near the Citrus and Marion county line.


Posted on Fri, 31 Aug 2018 07:00:00 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



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



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



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



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



New car technology debuted at CES 2019 - Yahoo News
New car technology debuted at CES 2019  Yahoo News

Some of the world's biggest car makers debuted future technology at the annual Las Vegas show.


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 19:26:00 GMT



Republican Senator Graham: Trump should use emergency powers to fund wall - Yahoo News
Republican Senator Graham: Trump should use emergency powers to fund wall  Yahoo News

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Thursday that President Donald Trump should declare a national emergency and bypass Congress to fund a wall ...


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 22:22:00 GMT



County officials raise questions after unreported dog bite at Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department - Tampabay.com
County officials raise questions after unreported dog bite at Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department  Tampabay.com

The county will ask if residents want to keep the Hernando Beach volunteer fire *service*.


Posted on Wed, 09 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT



Council moves toward disbanding Brooksville Police Department - Tampabay.com
Council moves toward disbanding Brooksville Police Department  Tampabay.com

BROOKSVILLE — The Brooksville City Council voted late Monday to negotiate with Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis to take over the city's law enforcement ...


Posted on Wed, 07 Mar 2018 08:00:00 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



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



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



Two-alarm fire extinguished by Hillsborough Fire Rescue - Tampa Bay Times
Two-alarm fire extinguished by Hillsborough Fire Rescue  Tampa Bay Times

Crews from Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded to a call at the Trademark Metals Recycling Facility on Port Sutton Road.


Posted on Sun, 09 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Sterling knocked off session highs after UK PM rules out Brexit delay - Yahoo News
Sterling knocked off session highs after UK PM rules out Brexit delay  Yahoo News

Sterling slipped off session highs against the euro and dollar on Thursday after a spokeswoman for British Prime Minister Theresa May ruled out extending ...


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:28:00 GMT



NAMI Lip Sync Battle themed after the 80's era of rock, rebellion and big hair - Hernando Sun
NAMI Lip Sync Battle themed after the 80's era of rock, rebellion and big hair  Hernando Sun

'Girls just wanna' have fun.' But sometimes the whole family wants to join in too! Girls, guys, and kids alike were all jamming out to the hits of the 80's at the ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Jun 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



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



Woman separating from husband faces arson charge for setting fire to house, Pasco deputies say - Tampa Bay Times
Woman separating from husband faces arson charge for setting fire to house, Pasco deputies say  Tampa Bay Times

LAND O'LAKES — A woman who is separating from her husband painted graffiti throughout their house Saturday morning then set fire to it in three places, the ...


Posted on Sat, 25 Aug 2018 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



Saudi teen who fled family has left Thailand, en route to Canada: official - Yahoo News
Saudi teen who fled family has left Thailand, en route to Canada: official  Yahoo News

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Saudi teen who fled her family left Thailand on Friday night on a flight to South Korea, an airport official told Reuters. The Korean Air ...


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 16:55:00 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



Norovirus outbreak sickens 277 on Oasis of the Seas - Yahoo News
Norovirus outbreak sickens 277 on Oasis of the Seas  Yahoo News

MIAMI (AP) — Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas is returning to a Florida port a day early and giving passengers full refunds of their fare after 277 guests and ...


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 17:58:00 GMT



Meet the Finalists for Largo Fire Chief - TB Reporter
Meet the Finalists for Largo Fire Chief  TB Reporter

Five finalists for the job of Largo's next fire chief will meet the public, officials and be interviewed over the next two days. LARGO – Five finalists – three of them ...


Posted on Wed, 22 Aug 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



Jayme Closs recovery 'right up there' with best moment's of sheriff's life - Yahoo News
Jayme Closs recovery 'right up there' with best moment's of sheriff's life  Yahoo News

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald describes the moment they knew missing Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs was found alive.


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 17:33:00 GMT



Hernando County plan holds property tax rates steady, but forces commissioners to violate their own reserve - Tampa Bay Times
Hernando County plan holds property tax rates steady, but forces commissioners to violate their own reserve  Tampa Bay Times

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County commissioners gave a tentative nod Tuesday to a spending plan for the coming fiscal year. It holds the property tax rate ...


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



Woman dies, 4 Hillsborough Fire Rescue responders suspended for not following response protocol - ABC Action News - Tampa Bay
Woman dies, 4 Hillsborough Fire Rescue responders suspended for not following response protocol  ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

Four Hillsborough County Fire Rescue personnel have been suspended pending the review of a July 4 incident involving a possible stroke victim.


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



EXCLUSIVE: Nancy Pelosi's granddaughter shares excitement after CA rep. regains Speaker's gavel - Yahoo News
EXCLUSIVE: Nancy Pelosi's granddaughter shares excitement after CA rep. regains Speaker's gavel  Yahoo News

GRANDMA'S GOT THE GAVEL: As the votes came in for Nancy Pelosi to become House Speaker, no one was more excited than her 9-year-old granddaughter, ...


Posted on Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Daughter, friends remember slain Hernando park ranger, a ‘bright, burning ball of fire’ - Tampabay.com
Daughter, friends remember slain Hernando park ranger, a ‘bright, burning ball of fire’  Tampabay.com

Mitzi Babb could spend hours freeing a fawn ensnared in a bramble. She rescued stray cats even as they left scratches on her arms and hands. She stopped her ...


Posted on Thu, 12 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Hernando Commissioners approve 3,000-home development in Spring Hill - Tampa Bay Times
Hernando Commissioners approve 3,000-home development in Spring Hill  Tampa Bay Times

BROOKSVILLE — The large planned development known as Spring Center passed its last major hurdle Tuesday when the Hernando County Commission ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Merkel, Macron demand Russia release Ukrainian seamen - Yahoo News
Merkel, Macron demand Russia release Ukrainian seamen  Yahoo News

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron demanded on Friday that Russia release Ukrainian sailors who were seized along ...


Posted on Fri, 28 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



Tampa fire captain demoted for stripping off shirt, daring homeless man to fight - Tampabay.com
Tampa fire captain demoted for stripping off shirt, daring homeless man to fight  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — Tampa Fire Rescue Capt. Jeremy Finney was, by all accounts, a model firefighter — until he lost his cool. The outburst cost him two ranks. Finney has ...


Posted on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Canadian officials allowed second visit to man detained in China - Yahoo News
Canadian officials allowed second visit to man detained in China  Yahoo News

Canadian diplomats in China on Thursday held their second meeting with one of two citizens who were detained last month after the arrest of a senior Chinese ...


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 16:43:00 GMT



CES 2019: Baby poop sensor, Apple opens up AirPlay (Stream Economy) - Yahoo News
CES 2019: Baby poop sensor, Apple opens up AirPlay (Stream Economy)  Yahoo News

Apple opens up its services to other manufacturers, gaming gets more immersive and Mark Serrels yells about sensors that monitor your baby's poop output.


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 18:01:00 GMT



In Hillsborough, a fire lieutenant is arrested for making cannabis oil inside the station - Tampa Bay Times
In Hillsborough, a fire lieutenant is arrested for making cannabis oil inside the station  Tampa Bay Times

Deputies arrested Tavoris Allen, 36, on a charge of possession of a controlled substance after someone discovered a botanical extractor in a Hillsborough fire ...


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



Hillsborough gets notice of first lawsuit over paramedics who failed to treat stroke victim - Tampa Bay Times
Hillsborough gets notice of first lawsuit over paramedics who failed to treat stroke victim  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA — The daughter of a 30-year-old woman who died after paramedics failed to transport her to a hospital or even take her vital signs has filed notice of her ...


Posted on Sat, 27 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Gone, but not forgotten: Arkansas salt has long history - Newton County Times
Gone, but not forgotten: Arkansas salt has long history  Newton County Times

Salt making in Arkansas has long been a source of curiosity, and its production played an important role in Arkansas's history.


Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:00:00 GMT



Hillsborough EMT fired, 3 others suspended for failing to follow protocol resulting in death of mom - ABC Action News - Tampa Bay
Hillsborough EMT fired, 3 others suspended for failing to follow protocol resulting in death of mom  ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — Hillsborough County Officials have issued disciplinary actions against four Fire Rescue personnel involved in an incident ...


Posted on Wed, 26 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fiery fatal crash should be a wakeup call for FDOT to make I-75 safer - Villages-News
Fiery fatal crash should be a wakeup call for FDOT to make I-75 safer  Villages-News

If we've learned anything over the past few heart-wrenching days it's this: Interstate 75 is an extremely dangerous roadway that forces motorists to put their lives ...


Posted on Sat, 05 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



 

 
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