March 2021

Chamber’s Third Annual Home and Garden Show

On Saturday, March 20, the Hernando County Chamber of Commerce held its third annual Home and Garden Show. It would have been its fourth had the show not been canceled last year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. 

This year’s event took place at American Aviation adjacent to the Hernando County Airport with more than fifty vendors and exhibitors participating. Most were chamber members, but non-members also participated. 

Mack Meyers is on her way to Florida Gateway College

Spring sports are in full bloom this time of year and amidst the exciting games and rivalries, some amazing opportunities are popping up as well. In fact on March 24, volleyball player Mackenzie Meyers from Hernando Christian Academy signed her letter of intent to Florida Gateway College in Lake City.  The Hernando Christian lion has worked hard to get where she is, she trains about 4 out of 7 days of the week and she's been playing for about 5 years now. She also has team practice two days of the week and does weight training and cardio two other days.

HCUD launches new online billing and payment service

(Brooksville, FL) Hernando County Utilities Department (HCUD) announces the launch of its new online billing and payment service through Invoice Cloud. This service will offer HCUD customers greater flexibility to view and pay their water bills online. This new, easy-to-use payment portal provides customers with quick access to their account to view bills, check their balance, make payments and enroll in paperless billing.

Pending Financial crash? Impossible!

Since the beginning of last year, about 16 months, Uber stock has risen 84%, yet the company loses about $200 million—per month. For the same period, Tesla stock has risen 800%, but the company has never made a profit if you don’t count energy grants it’s received from the federal government. Then there’s Bitcoin, which has risen from $7,300 last January to $57,000 at this writing.  And nobody even understands what it is.