Two free Florida-friendly gardening workshops in November 2018

Two free Florida-friendly gardening workshops are slated for November 2018. Optimizing irrigation systems Citrus County Utilities Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program is offering a free gardening workshop on November 6, 2018 from 2:00-3:30 pm.  Landscape irrigation is supplemental, but often uses 50-70 % of total residential water consumption. Irrigation practices such as seasonal scheduling, catch can calibration […]

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Suncoast Parkway lane closures in effect

Florida Turnpike is advising of lane closures due to the Suncoast 2 construction project. US 98 eastbound and westbound in the vicinity of the Suncoast Parkway, will have long-term, single-lane closures continuing around-the-clock beginning at 7 a.m. Friday, October 26. One lane in each direction will remain open to traffic. Florida’s Turnpike is constructing the […]

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Democratic Executive Committee Meeting

The Citrus County Democratic Executive Committee (DEC) meeting is Wednesday, November 14th , 2018 at 7 p.m. at the Citrus County Democratic Party office in space 591 at the Crystal River Mall. All registered Democrats are welcome to attend. The Citrus County DEC is responsible for managing the affairs of the Florida Democratic Party (FDP) […]

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Inverness Sertoma sponsors golf for kids fundraiser on Nov. 18

INVERNESS SERTOMA CLUB 33rd ANNUAL TOURNAMENT FUNDRAISER GOLF FOR KIDS CITRUS HILLS GOLF & CC SUNDAY NOVEMBER 18, 2018 Registration Begins @ 7am Shotgun Start @ 8am $60 per golfer $100 Hole sponsor 4 – Person – Best Ball Scramble Includes GREENS FEE, CART, BEVERAGES, DOOR PRIZES & LUNCH. MULLIGAN TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE… CLOSEST […]

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Food Recalls: Meat

Valley Fine Foods Recalls Meat and Poultry Products due to Possible Adulteration Valley Fine Foods, a Forest City, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 35,516 pounds of heat-treated, not fully cooked meat and poultry products that may be adulterated due to presence of spoilage organisms that have rendered it unwholesome and unfit for human food. ==== […]

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Food Recalls: Snack Foods

Voluntary Recall Issued for Sweet Me Creamery Brookie Dough Ice Cream that may Contain an Undeclared Peanut Allergen Kemps of St. Paul, Minn., is voluntarily recalling Sweet Me Creamery Brookie Dough ice cream, individual pints and pint four-packs, because it may contain an undeclared peanut allergen. Individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts […]

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Food Recalls: Nuts

Bazzini LLC Recalls Certain Pistachio Products Because of Possible Health Risk BazziniI LLC of Allentown, PA out of an abundance of caution, is recalling4,000 pounds of Roasted and Salted Colossal Natural, Super Colossal Natural and Rams Head Natural In Shell Pistachios received from one of its suppliers because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. NO […]

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Normalcy slowly returns as Hurricane Michael effects still felt

Normalcy slowly returns as Hurricane Michael effects still felt

A state of normalcy is slowly returning to Citrus County, now that Hurricane Michael has passed. Still to come are flooding effects from that storm remain, however. While county officials deal with road closings and other water-related issues, other day-to-day activities are returning to regular schedules. And the first sign of that is that schools […]

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