Withlacoochee State Trail segment closed for construction

Inverness — A half-mile portion of the Withlacoochee State Trail is closed to all trail users.

This closure is expected to last for approximately three to six weeks.

The closure begins at East David Street and continues north for approximately one half mile. The public will be restricted from entering the closed area from either end 24-hours per day during the closure period.

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Water District eyes reducing wildfire risks in Marion County by scheduling prescribed fires

Setting prescribed fires in controlled settings can reduce the risk of wildfires burning out of control, as many Floridians witnessed during the state’s wildfire emergency in 2017.

That’s why the Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) will be conducting prescribed burns now through March on the Halpata Tastanaki Preserve in Marion County.
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Dade City man faces attempted murder charges

On the afternoon of Jan. 3, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) responded to a disturbance in Floral City which had already occurred during the early morning hours.

The two victims described the altercation between themselves and a male named Christian, who was residing on a neighboring property.

During the altercation, victim one alleged the suspect had fired a shotgun at least four times, in their direction. Victim-two said the suspect pointed the shotgun in their direction and pulled the trigger, but the gun failed to go off.

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Withlacoochee State Trail Segment to Close for Construction on Jan.25

Inverness, FL — A half-mile portion of the Withlacoochee State Trail will close to all trail users beginning Monday, January 25, 2021 and lasting for approximately three to six weeks.

The closure will begin at E. David Street and continue north for approximately one half mile. The public will be restricted from entering the closed area from either end 24-hours per day during the closure period.

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