Sunday, June 17, 2018

Hernando News

Hernando Briefs for June 15

COUNTYWIDEElections office sets voter outreach eventsShirley Anderson, Hernando County supervisor of elections, has announced the schedule for voter registration and outreach events during June.• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 21, Weeki Wachee Springs State ...
Published: 06/11/18
Updated: 06/15/18
Hernando center to help women rebuild their lives after incarceration

Hernando center to help women rebuild their lives after incarceration

BROOKSVILLE — Paul and Sheri Haulk want to take their 15-year-old Christian prison ministry to a new level. Mizpah Ministries, an outreach of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Spring Hill, purchased 21 acres in northern Hernando County last year to build...
Published: 06/11/18
Updated: 06/14/18
Central’s air rifle team prepares for national competition

Central’s air rifle team prepares for national competition

BROOKSVILLE — Historic Camp Perry is where it’s at. Located near Clinton, Ohio, the National Guard training facility is where the nation’s top shooters go to compete.Next week, some of Hernando County’s top shooters compete there in the Civilian Mark...
Published: 06/11/18
Updated: 06/14/18
Brooksville man found guilty of killing girlfriend, others in 2014

Brooksville man found guilty of killing girlfriend, others in 2014

BROOKSVILLE — A Hernando County court convicted George Mason III Wednesday of three 2014 murders that investigators called one of the most horrific shooting rampages in Brooksville history.Mason, 46, was found guilty by a jury of three counts of firs...
Published: 06/14/18
Authorities seize more than 60 dogs and cats from Hernando home

Authorities seize more than 60 dogs and cats from Hernando home

BROOKSVILLE — Authorities took more than 60 dogs and cats Wednesday from an animal rescue southeast of Brooksville, after they said the number of animals had overwhelmed their caretaker.Staff from Hernando County Animal Services and the Sheriff’s Off...
Published: 06/13/18
Hernando School Board fires Superintendent Lori Romano after member says she ‘lost the public trust’

Hernando School Board fires Superintendent Lori Romano after member says she ‘lost the public trust’

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County schools Superintendent Lori Romano will step down at the end of this month following a 3-2 vote by the School Board to terminate its contract with her amid increasing concerns about her ability to lead.Romano has suffere...
Published: 06/12/18
Updated: 06/13/18
Hernando Pet of the Week for June 15

Hernando Pet of the Week for June 15

Hernando County Animal ServicesNadaysha is a beautiful 2-1/2-year-old red female terrier mix. She is a sweet and shy dog. Nadaysha is being treated for flea allergies, and has been spayed, microchipped, vaccinated and has a 1-year county animal licen...
Published: 06/06/18
Updated: 06/13/18
Hernando Commission says yes to 20 more years of rock mining outside Brooksville

Hernando Commission says yes to 20 more years of rock mining outside Brooksville

BROOKSVILLEAfter seven years of discussion and a mountain of opposition, Cemex Construction Materials Florida and the ownership group of 730 acres of undeveloped property west of Brooksville got the approval Tuesday for a major mining expansion.Herna...
Published: 06/12/18
Updated: 06/13/18

Hernando Business Digest for June 15

Business digestBrieflyHospital earns accreditation: Bayfront Health Brooksville was recently awarded a three-year term of accreditation in ultrasound as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology. The accreditation is awar...
Published: 06/11/18
Updated: 06/13/18
Hernando County residents to pay flat fee next year for fire service

Hernando County residents to pay flat fee next year for fire service

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County will charge fire service fees differently in the next fiscal year after a unanimous vote of the County Commission on Tuesday.The move to make all property owners pay the same flat fee will be a better deal for those with...
Published: 06/12/18
Updated: 06/13/18