The Citrus County Commission has declared February 2020 as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Various agencies dealing with domestic violence have banded together to make dating safer for the county’s teens (February 13, 2020)
The Citrus County Commission has declared that Feb. 15, 2020 is “She Loves Out Loud Day” in Citrus County.
The event is celebrated throughout the state as a time of prayer seeking God’s favor in the lives of everyone; in particular, lives of women and children. (February 13, 2020)
Mariselle Rodriguez has taken over as the Citrus County Community Services director.
She came to the job from Cleveland, Ohio.
Rodriguez was formally introduced to the Board of Citrus County Commissioners at the BOCC’s regular meeting on Jan. 21.
The Citrus County Commission is reacting to reports of poor response times by the Nature Coast EMS.
The commission will send out a letter that requires NCEMS to comply with its county contract within 45 days of the letter’s receipt. (Jan. 7, 2020)
Citrus County Commissioner Ron Kitchen wonders if a local newspaper considered fact-checking before writing a story and editorial about the number of riders who were allegedly barred from using the Citrus County Transit bus system. (January 7, 2020)
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)
A group of Ozello residents have complained that EMS response times are far higher than what they believe they should be.
They told Citrus County Commissioners that, for them, the longest wait time for paramedic service by Naturecoast EMS was 80 minutes. (December 16, 2019).
The Citrus County Commission voted on Dec. 3, 2019 to become another of many “Second Amendment Sanctuary” counties in Florida as public discussion has left many citizens in doubt about the future of their guns (December 3, 2019)
In Citrus County, Florida, county commissioners have voted 3-2 to not take out a digital subscription for the New York Times, but to keep the printed version of the paper instead.
County officials’ during the board’s Oct. 24 meeting drew fire when the paper was alleged to have said the the paper has been writing “fake news.”
The commissioners were widely criticized by Democrats, Social, local and National Media and County residents .
Below is the video excerpt of the commission’s discussion about the Times.
Inverness Sertoman Mark Avery has been named Tournament Chair for the November 24, 2019 “Golf for Kids” Tournament at Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club, the Oaks Course.
Mark has been with Inverness Sertoma for the past sixteen years and during his tenure has served as club president for four terms, sergeant at arms for five terms, chairman of the board for three terms and received his Tenure Award five years ago in 2013.
Mark is a great supporter of Sertoma and believes in the work of the local club. Mark likes helping people in his community and on a personal note Mark said, “Sertoma helped my grandmother get hearing aids about eight years ago or so, and she is now 95 years old.”