March 2016

Sheriff's Summer Safety & Youth Expo

  • When: Saturday, April 30, 2016,  9:00 am -  1:00 pm
  • Location: Citrus County Auditorium: 3610 S Florida Ave, Inverness, Florida 34450
  • Cost: Free

The Sheriff's Summer Safety and Youth Expo will have activities, giveaways, and more. Featuring a Bike Rodeo (Kids... wear your helmets.), Free string backpacks filled with goodies, Special YMCA Healthy Kids Area, and Firefighter Challenge for the kids.


Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Taste of Inverness

Inverness is welcoming top food and entertainment bloggers based in the Orlando and Tampa markets for its most fanciful event of the year, the Taste of Inverness set for April 9 from 6 to 9 p.m.


Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 6:00pm

Hernando/Citrus MPO public meeting

The Hernando/Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Board will conduct a public meeting on Tuesday, April 19, beginning at 1:00 p.m., in the Board of County Commissioners Chambers at the Hernando County Government Center, located at 20 North Main Street, Room 160, in


Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 1:00pm

CCSO unveils results of sexual predator operation

The Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) Taskforce recently released the results of Operation Predator, a strategic initiative that verified current locations and criminal backgrounds of the permanent sexual predator residents in Citrus County and throughout the state of Florida.

The initiative enforces public safety policies with regard to sexual predator offenses and protects Florida’s youth from its more than 46,000 sexual predator residents.

Workshop for seasonal residents

The University of Florida/IFAS Citrus County Extension Service is providing a free program on tips on leaving your home for extended periods. This is a program that will prepare your home inside and out, prevent mold & mildew, organize important papers, and keep your home safe from disasters.


Friday, April 8, 2016 - 2:00pm

CF Citrus Arts in Health Care expo

The College of Central Florida Citrus Campus will host an Arts in Health Care expo Saturday, April 2, at the Citrus Learning and Conference Center, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, in Lecanto.

The expo, which is free and open to the public, will feature four presentations that showcase the power of the arts to change lives.


Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

4-H Benefit Trap Tournament (Brooksville)

The Hernando Sportsman’s Club is hosting a 4-H Benefit Trap Tournament on Saturday, March 26, at the club’s trap range, located at 16121 Commercial Way (U.S. 19), Brooksville, FL.

All proceeds are to benefit the youths of the Hernando Sportsman’s 4-H Club.

The trap tournament consists of 4 rounds of 25 shots each,  for a total of 100 shots. Trophies will be awarded from three categories: youth, adult and senior. The winner is determined by most targets hit.


Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 8:00am

No injuries in Crystal River home fire

No injuries were reported in this fire at 8395 West Orangetree St. in Crystal River. (PHOTO: Citrus County Sheriff's Office)

No injuries were reported late Monday night in a structure fire in Crystal River.

Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Division of Fire Rescue responded at 11:13 p.m. to the residential structure fire at 8395 West Orangetree St. in Crystal River.

Rescue 7 from Connell Heights arrived on-scene to find the 1,400-square-foot, single-family residence 50 percent involved in flames.

Farm Succession Planning workshop

The University of Florida/IFAS Citrus County Extension Service is providing a program on Preparing for Later Life Farming. Agricultural business owners and staff are invited to learn together how to discuss the future of the farm, assess your future financial needs, and develop an outline of a farm estate plan.


Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 8:30am

BOCC public workshop: Bio-solids, sludge

The Board of County Commissioners approved a public workshop to be held on Tuesday, March 22 starting at 9:00 am regarding the land application of bio-solids and sludge.

The workshop will be held in Room 100 at the Citrus County Courthouse, located at 110 N. Apopka Avenue in Inverness.


Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 9:00am


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