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County calls for public to be aware of human trafficking

County calls for public to be aware of human trafficking

The Citrus County Commission on Tuesday proclaimed the month of January as a time to be aware of the issue of human trafficking. Commissioners presented the proclamation to a group of law enforcement and social agencies in a special ceremony.   The proclamation reads: “WHEREAS; human trafficking is a form of modern day slavery and […]

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County law enforcement honored during January

The Citrus County Commission has proclaimed Jan. 9 as “Law Enforcement Officer Appreciation Day — and Jan. 5 through 11, 2020 as “Law Enforcement Appreciation Week” in Citrus County. The county presented a proclamation to that effect to a group of county deputies during the regular meeting Jan. 7 of the commission. The proclamation reads: […]

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Singled Out?

Janice Tuten of Hernando accused Citrus County Commission Chairman Brian Coleman of singling her out in a recent action in which, she said, the county’s Code Enforcement department took her mobile home, possessions and an adjacent structure from her property. (December 16, 2019)

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Hernando teen’s shooting under investigation

On Sunday at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) responded to North Blue Bream Terrace in Hernando in reference to an accidental shooting involving minor siblings. Upon arrival, deputies located a 13-year-old male with a gunshot wound. The juvenile was immediately transported to Ocala Regional Medical Center and was later transferred to […]

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