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Debris Removal Quickly Winding Down in Citrus County

Storm debrisDebris removal in the County is quickly winding down.

There are approximately thirty collection vehicles working daily in Citrus County. Please keep in mind there will be only one countywide debris collection. 

Anglers on Florida’s east coast can help FWC gather red snapper data

Fish and Wildlife Commission logoResearchers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are looking for anglers’ help to capture information about the Atlantic red snapper fishery. 

The recreational season runs Nov. 3-5 and Nov. 10-12 in south Atlantic federal waters. Anglers are limited to one fish per person, per day, with no minimum size limit.

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.

The Centers 'adjusts leadership' at child welfare division

OCALA, FL (October 30, 2017) – As part of its continued efforts on accountability and to quality of services for its clients, Interim CEO, Ralph Fera-McIlwain and Interim COO, Donald Baracskay, adjusted its leadership at its Case Management Agency (CMA).

Contracted as a CMA through Kids Central, Inc., The Centers provides protective supervision services to children and their families regarding issues of abuse, neglect, abandonment, or exploitation by the child’s parent or guardian.

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.

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