Public Notice

Shih Tzu and Pomeranians available

Last month, Citrus County Animal Control seized more than 30 small-breed dogs.

Most are either Shih Tzu or Pomeranians of various size, color and ages.

These wonderful dogs are now available for adoption. All adoptions will be completed on a first-come, first-served basis, and only one dog may be adopted per approved adopter. If you have been looking for a small, companion dog this is a great opportunity.

Learn how to build healthy relationships

UF/IFAS Extension Citrus County is pleased to offer an educational series to help you improve your relationships. 

SMART Couples Florida classes are designed to teach you how to communicate needs, listen to the needs of others, successfully resolve conflict, and maintain happy and healthy relationships with everyone in your life. 

Lane closure due to forcemain break at CR 486 and SR 44

Citrus County crews are working on a forcemain break that occurred on Wednesday, June 26 at the intersection of CR 486 and SR 44 in Crystal River.

The repairs will require (at a minimum) closure of the westbound right turn lane on CR 486. Crews estimate repairs taking at least 24 hours.

Motorists are advised there may be delays and to please use caution while in the area.

FWC reminds scallopers to stay safe, recognize and use divers-down flags and buoys

With the opening of scallop seasons fast approaching, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants to remind everyone engaged in this fun outdoor activity to use a divers-down warning device whenever they are snorkeling or scuba diving while searching for these tasty treats.
The divers-down symbol is rectangular or square and red in color with a white diagonal stripe.

Search suspended for missing Inverness woman

The McHugh family created a sign to thank first responders and the community for their help and support in the search for Carol McHugh (PHOTO: Citrus County Sheriff's Office on June 13, 2017)
The Citrus County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday announced it is suspending the search for 72-year-old Carol McHugh.
After five days and 3,000 plus manhours of searching, Sheriff Mike Prendergast made the decision to suspend the search. 
Before making the public announcement, representatives of the Citrus County Sheriff's Office met with the McHugh family. 

Search widens in hunt for missing woman

Carol McHugh, 72 years old, missing since June 8, 2017.The Citrus County Sheriff's Office continues the search for missing 72-year-old Carol McHugh from Inverness.
Monday was day four of the extensive search. 


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