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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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January’s jobless rate up over the month, long view shows steady, ‘stable growth’

January’s jobless rate up over the month, long view shows steady, ‘stable growth’

The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion region was 5.0 percent in January 2019, up 0.9 percentage point over the month and 0.2 percentage point lower than the region’s rate a year ago. According to the preliminary employment summary released today by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, there were 10,088 unemployed residents […]

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FWC: Nesting birds need room to breed

Give waterbirds room to breed this nesting season. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Audubon Florida are reminding boaters and beachgoers to watch out for nesting birds. “It is very important to limit the disturbance of nesting waterbirds,” said FWC biologist Nancy Douglass. “When these birds are forced to leave their nests, […]

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Citrus County Citizens’ Academy Recognizes Fall 2018 Graduates

The 2018 Fall Citizens Academy Graduation Event was held on Dec. 13 at the Citrus FCounty Courthouse in Inverness. acilitator Doug Wright congratulated the participants. and thanked them for spending time learning more about local government. Graduates recognized for their participation were Bea Wright, Cathy Uranni, Mary Laurence, June Randall, Candi Arnesen, Cathy Schafer, Anne Amann […]

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BOCC remembers Pearl Harbor Day

BOCC remembers Pearl Harbor Day

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners presented a Proclamation at their regular meeting on Dec. 4, 2018, proclaiming Dec.7, 2018 as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day in Citrus County and marking the 77th anniversary of that historic event. On Dec,1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy and Air Force attacked units of the armed forces of the […]

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County names new Assistant County Administrator

County names new Assistant County Administrator

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners on Nov. 14 approved James Mallon as the new Assistant County Administrator during their regular meeting on Nov. 13. Mallon officially started his new position on Nov. 14. With more than 20 years of government experience, Mallon comes from the City of Ocean City, N.J., where he served […]

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