November 2017


DEC. 1 THRU 16, 2017 6:30 TO 9:30 PM

There will be light displays, parade of trees,Santa's Workshop, Children's games, Mrs Claus kitchen model train display and much more. Cost $10.00 per car load which includes 10 free tickets to be used for activities. For more information, visit or call 352-796-4552. Hernando Co. Fairgrounds is located on US 41 in Brooksville.

Obituaries Nov. 24 - 30, 2017

Dunham Allen H., age 64 of Spring Hill, passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Src; Brewer

Allen Patricia Anna, age 81 of Weeki Wachee, FL passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. She is survived by her husband George M. Allen, Jr.; son: Christopher G. Allen; daughter: Kimberly P. Janssen, and one granddaughter. Src; Merritt

Hill Mary, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. She is survived by her husband Richard and children Richard Hill Jr., and Rosalind Rice, and 4 grandchildren. Src; Turner

City hopes workshop sheds light on MSTU proposal

One of the top experts in the state of Florida has been called in to shed light on the controversial proposal for implementing a Law Enforcement MSTU (Municipal Service Taxing Unit) in Hernando County. Brooksville mayor Robert Battista told The Sun that Ken Small, formerly of the Florida League of Cities and a specialist on local financing, has agreed to share his expertise at a City Council workshop Tuesday, Nov. 22.

Three principals share details on improving school grades

Principals from three schools in the Hernando County School District shared unique, wide-ranging, and multiple initiatives utilized in their respective schools to improve school grades at a Hernando School Board workshop last week.

The "secrets to success" implemented over the last few years were not held back in detailed presentations compiled by the three principals which ranged from relationships to data crunching to attitudes.

The first presentation featured Spring Hill Elementary, currently an "A" rated school of excellence with Michael Maine as principal.


By Hernando Co. Gov.

(L to R) Hernando County Aquatic Services Manager Keith Kolasa and Chairman Wayne Dukes spearhead the Hunters Lake tussock removal project.     Photo by Silvia Dukes

(Brooksville, FL) — The Hernando County Aquatic Services and Waterways Division and the Department of Public Works are working cooperatively with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FFWCC) on a tussock removal project located at Hunters Lake in Spring Hill. This project will improve fish habitat, water quality as well as navigation and recreation within the lake.