Community

MPO to host public consensus-building workshop

The Hernando/Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will hold a public consensus building workshop on May 29, 2019. The purpose of the workshop is to obtain public comment on the proposed transportation improvements that will be included in the MPO’s 2045 Major Update of the Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).

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Citrus County Government offices closed for observance of Memorial Day

The Citrus County Central Landfill will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day. The landfill will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. For more information about landfill hours, call 527-7670 during office hours or go to the county’s Web site at: http://www.citrusbocc.com/pubworks/swm/solid-waste.htm All branches of the Citrus […]

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Donations help Citrus County heros

Thanks to the donations of generous community partners, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office is now one-step closer to building their Law Enforcement Memorial for Citrus County’s fallen law enforcement officers. Following the 2019 Peace Officer Memorial Day Ceremony on May 15 in Inverness, Jerry Orbino with Knights of Columbus Father James Hoge Assembly 1547, Warden […]

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Animal shelter animals desperately need foster homes now

Citrus County Animal Services is in desperate need of foster homes especially for those that are most vulnerable and fragile which include neonates (bottle babies), especially kittens, moms with litters, and underage (not old enough for adoption) puppies and kittens. We also have foster opportunities for those animals that have medical needs or who just […]

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Inverness Sertoma Club holds annual awards banquet, Installation of Officers

Inverness Sertoma Club holds annual awards banquet, Installation of Officers

By Cynthia Oswald The Inverness Sertoma Club held its annual Awards Banquet and installation of officers on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at Inverness Golf and Country Club. The popular event saw guest attendance from both the Citrus Sertoma Club (Crystal River) and Sertoma Club of the Villages, along with representatives from Camp Endeavor, Sertoma Youth […]

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Fraud alert issued by Sheriff’s Office

Fraud alert issued by Sheriff’s Office

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) are currently investigating claims of organized fraud by Citrus County-based business Elite Roofing. At this time, several potential victims have been identified throughout the state of Florida, as well as the East coast region. Victims allege that they were charged large […]

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FWC extends red tide fisheries conservation measures in SW Florida

At its May meeting in Tallahassee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) extended several fisheries management conservation measures for red drum, snook and spotted seatrout in areas of southwest Florida impacted by a prolonged red tide that occurred from November 2017 through mid-February 2019. The extension for red drum, snook and spotted seatrout […]

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