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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 recognizes landfill employee for first-place showing at International Workshop Competition

County recognizes landfill employee for first-place showing at International Workshop Competition

The Citrus County Commission on Tuesday recognized one of the county’s own by presenting him with a certificate of recognition of his first-place showing at an international “Road-E-O” competition in Phonenix, Ariz. Carl Ballard, Heavy Equipment Operator for Citrus County’s Solid Waste Division, competed at the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) International Road-E-O […]

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County names new engineering director

County names new engineering director

Citrus County Department of Public Works has named Mark A. Young as the new Director of Engineering. Young officially started his new position on Monday, October 28, 2019. With more than 20 years of experience in engineering, Young was a Professor at the University of Miami in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering […]

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Text-to-911 now available in Citrus County

Text-to-911 now available in Citrus County

In an effort to increase accessibility to 9-1-1 emergency services, no matter the situation, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) will be implementing text-to-9-1-1 beginning on Aug. 9 . Citrus County citizens who are deaf/hard of hearing, or have a speech-impairment will be among those most impacted by the text-to-9-1-1 implementation. In situations such as […]

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