Julie B. Maglio

An event to flip for

The band plays their heart out, children dance, partake in games of tag and tumble in the grass.  Older couples slow dance, folks walk with their family dog on a leash (or in a stroller if they are of a small and fluffy persuasion.)  

Building connections and community is at the heart of Brooksville Main Street's monthly Friday Night Live event.  The simple joys of life in a small town are on display every second Friday of the month in downtown Brooksville.   

Lilyan gets her garbage bin

by JULIE B. MAGLIO
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(Aug. 1, 2019) Garbage pickup is very important.  When it suddenly stops, it can be frustrating for anybody, but it’s even worse for elderly or disabled residents who have trouble communicating, moving around or have a fragile state of health.

Lilyan Vannerson is 86 years old.  She speaks in a broken staccato manner, since she has trouble breathing.  

Incentives agreement approved for fencing manufacturer

by JULIE B. MAGLIO

This article corresponds the the following agenda item of the April 23, 2019 Board of County Commissioners meeting:

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MANAGER VALERIE PIANTA
Economic Development Incentives Agreement With Delamere Industries, Inc. Delamere Industries, Inc. (DII) dba Elite Fence and DOT Aluminum Rail is a premier fabricator, provider and installer of commercial, residential and DOT fencing and rail products, primarily throughout Florida.

Agriscience Fair promotes next generation of agricultural innovators

by JULIE B. MAGLIO

On March 18, 2019, American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall told AG Daily, 
“The long-term sustainability of agriculture depends on talented young people pursuing careers in farming and ranching, as well as related fields and food-chain professions. Student agricultural projects encourage interest in fields of study that will provide the next generation of farmers, ranchers, food scientists, agricultural engineers, agronomists, horticulturalists and soil scientists.”