Community

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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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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Coaching legends Spurrier, Ellis, Andrews join forces to raise awareness, call for disaster relief for Hurricane Michael survivors

(Tallahassee, Fla.) – Joining forces as Coaches for the Panhandle, legendary coaches Steve Spurrier, Cliff Ellis, and Mickey Andrews on Thursday stood together with Florida State Representative Loranne Ausley (D-Tallahassee), Florida State Senator Bill Montford (D-Tallahassee), and former Florida State Representative Robert Trammell (D-Marianna) for a press conference at the Florida Capitol to implore members of […]

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Two free Florida-friendly gardening workshops in April

Right plant, right place Citrus County Utilities Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program is offering a free gardening workshop on April 9, 2019 from 2:00-3:30 pm.  Once established the right plant is often sustainable without additional supplemental watering.  Choosing appropriate plant materials, planting them correctly and managing them wisely, ensures a gardens success. Classes are held at the […]

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Dept. of Health warns of phone call scams

The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County has recently been informed of scam calls that look to have originated from our main number: (352) 527-0068. These callers will ask for personal information such as your social security number, Medicaid number or other vital information. These fraudulent calls do not originate from this number.

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Bat maternity season starts April 15

Bat maternity season starts April 15

If you think bats may be living in your building, now is the time to check your attic, eaves or chimney spaces and take action to exclude them. Bat maternity season begins April 15 and runs through Aug. 15, and during this time it’s illegal to block bats from their roost. “This is a critical […]

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