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Sheriff's Office honors Goodworth at retirement

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office and Citrus County Sheriff's Fire Rescue on Friday celebrated Fire Rescue Chief Jim Goodworth for more than 34 years of significant contributions to public safety in the Citrus County community and to his past six years with the Sheriff's Office.

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office and Fire Rescue on Friday celebrated the early retirement of Fire Rescue Chief Jim Goodworth, and noted his accomplishments during his more than 34 years of service.

Goodworth had previously announced that he would retire on Aug. 4.

Goodworth was well known among members of the county, law enforcement and fire communities for public safety excellence in the Citrus County community, and for his noteworthy track record during the past six years with the Sheriff's Office.

Goodworth announces retirement from fire service

Citrus Sheriff Fire Rescue Fire Chief and Public Safety Bureau Chief Jim Goodworth

Citrus Sheriff Fire Rescue Fire Chief and Public Safety Bureau Chief Jim Goodworth on Wednesday announced his intent to retire, effective Aug. 4, 2017.

Goodworth has been in the public safety arena for more than 34 years.

Sheriff Dawsy honored by county commission

Citrus County Sheriff Jeff Dawsy

Retiring Citrus County Sheriff Jeff Dawsy on Tuesday was formally recognized by the county commission for his years of service to the county.

He was honored during a special time of the meeting with a plaque, with the thanks of county commissioners.

Seven Rivers' CEO Brancato to retire

Joyce Brancato, CEO of Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center.

Joyce Brancato, chief executive officer of Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center, has announced that she will retire on Aug. 5 after 30 years at the hospital.

Brancato first joined the hospital on that date in 1985 as a night shift charge nurse in the intensive care unit. Over the succeeding years, she served in a number of roles across the organization including quality coordinator and risk manager.

Top Video: FY 2015 Budget Presented

The Citrus County Commission has been presented with the Fiscal Year 2015 preliminary budget.

In this video, the basic philosophy has been laid out by outgoing County Administrator and outgoing Management and Budget Director Cathy Taylor. Thorpe retires on Aug. 1 and Taylor on Aug. 4.

Thorpe laid out a budget that leaves the county in the black. The commissioners will have until Sept. 11 to study it before they next meet on Sept. 11 to discuss the tentative budget at 5:01 p.m. during their regular meeting.

Thorpe announces new retirement date of Aug. 1

Citrus County Administrator Brad Thorpe

Citrus County Administrator Brad Thorpe asked, and received, permission on Tuesday from the county commission to retire, effective Aug. 1.

Thorpe cited family medical reasons as the reason for retiring earlier than his previous date he had set at Sept. 26.

He said that he would see the county to its first preliminary budget meeting for the upcoming fiscal year, a meeting of the Port Authority and that he could leave the county in good shape.

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