October 2019

The Joy of Toys

By SUE QUIGLEY
Hernando sun

Being admitted to hospital can be very scary for children, especially for younger children who don’t understand why they have to stay in the hospital and away from home.

To help make a child’s hospital stay less frightening, a group of local volunteers is helping our smallest patients by making simple wooden toys.

Independent pharmacy thrives with focus on customers

By JULIE B. MAGLIO
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Pine Brook Pharmacy is a notable business in the county that has recently opened its fourth location at 14111 Cortez Blvd, Brooksville, FL. Gautam Thakkar, RPh started the business just 10 years ago and thanks to his business prowess and great customer service, Pine Brook Pharmacy’s four locations are thriving even with tough competition from supermarket and chain pharmacies.  

FBI Agent Presents Email Attacks They are Seeing at PHSC Spring Hill

Criminals are constantly looking for ways to steal or extort money. Online is no exception, so you have to maintain your vigilance. The Greater Hernando Chamber of Commerce's Technology Committee and PHSC are teaming up to bring FBI agent Andrew Sekela to speak about email attacks he is observing. The Sheriff's office is providing an overview of what they are seeing locally.

The event is being put on by the Hernando Chamber of Commerce Technology Committee and PHSC, and Wilson Technologies. The event will have a focus on the various ways businesses are being attacked via email. 

Man Charged with Second Degree Murder After Shooting

On 10-26-19 just before 10:30 p.m., operators in the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Communications Center received numerous calls regarding a Shooting at 26393 Siedel Street in Brooksville (Rolling Acres subdivision). Callers stated a man had been shot and the person who shot him had fled in a vehicle.

Deputies and Hernando County Fire Rescue were immediately dispatched to the scene.