Future options for the workplace

Citrus County Commissioner Jimmie T. Smith, District 3“We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future”. -- George Bernard Shaw

So many people have talked about jobs as we came out of the recession and into a period of growth. 

BOCC proclaims Veterans Appreciation Weeks and Veterans Day

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners presented a Proclamation at their regular meeting on October 24, 2017, proclaiming the weeks of October 28 through November 12, 2017 as “Veterans Appreciation Weeks” in Citrus County, Florida and has designated November 11, 2017, as “Veterans Day” in Citrus County, Florida.

Sheriff's Office issues scam alert

Scam Alert signThe Citrus County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday said it wants to alert county residents to a scam that appears to be active in our county.

A caller pretending to be with the "Citrus County Warrants Division" is contacting residents and telling them that they have a warrant and they must pay a fine or they will be taken to jail.

CCSO looking for released sexual offender

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Jerry W. Corbin, a former inmate, who has failed to register as a sexual offender.

The CCSO said he was released from the Department of Corrections on Sunday, and did not register, as required, upon release.

Corbin is 54 years of age, 5’11” tall, and weighs approximately 164 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. He has no vehicles registered to him. The only information he provided to the Department of Corrections was that he was planning on being transient in the area of Homosassa.

Overdue boaters found safe, sound

Two overdue boaters reported as being overdue were spotted on Saturday by a U.S. Coast Guard C-130 plane, and were found to be safe and sound by another boater helping out in the effort.

Members of the public living in the Chassowitzka, Homosassa or Ozello area with a CB radio were asked to tune their radios to Channel 19 and attempt to contact the boaters.

A private vessel met up with the boaters, and towed them back home, the Sheriff's Office said.

TOP VIDEO: Dog Seizure News Conference

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office announced that on Oct. 23, Citrus County Sheriff Animal Control officers seized 65 dogs from an elderly couple in Homosassa, Florida. 
Citrus County Director of Animal Services Morgan A. Woodward explains the seizures at a media news confeence at the shelter (October 27, 2017)


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