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BOCC supports female war memorial in Homosassa

The Citrus County Commission on Tuesday gave its support for a proposed war memorial in honor of women who have served in the military.

The proposed memorial will be located in the area of the Old Homosassa War Memorial.

Mark Long, Old Homosassa Veterans Memorial Committee, said the new memorial will be paid for with private donations. And Bill Andrews, Treasurer for the organization, added that the land has been vacant for five years.

The county commission also:

Trouble reported to BOCC by Pine Ridge residents

Pine Ridge residents took their complaints to the Citrus County Commission on Tuesday.

Residents who live in the area of West Calico and West Conestoga told commissioners tales of intimidation and threats made to them by drivers coming from a 42-acre parcel behind their area.

BOCC honors singles out six events for recognition

The Citrus County Commission today had a busy afternoon in the area of proclamations for jobs well done.

The proclamations and recognition are listed below.

* Red Ribbon Essay Winners honoring the Anti-Drug Coalition presentation of the three winners of the Essay Contest for Red Ribbon Week from the local Elementary Schools in Citrus County. 

Veterans Day Parade winds through Inverness

Photo courtesy: Citrus County Sheriff's Office

Hundreds of people on Saturday lined the streets of Inverness as the annual Veterans Day Parade wound its way down from Citrus High School and through the city.

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office was also represented as the agency paid tribute to veterans from all branches of service.

Communication includes sharing over social media

Citrus County Commissioner Jimmie T. Smith, District 3In a recent Citrus County Chronicle editorial, they addressed the issue of my use of social media, and to some extent, the fact that I write these letters and while I am a strong advocate for the free press, I do have issues when you only get part of a story or when things are taken out of context.

CareerSource CLM welcomes Community Action Agency to Ocala center

CLM workforce logoOCALA (Nov. 8, 2017) – The Marion County office of the Central Florida Community Action Agency has found a new home at CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion’s Ocala career center.

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