Bars ordered to stop serving alcohol as cases spike

June 26, 2020

by Jim Turner, News Service of Florida

TALLAHASSEE --- Recently reopened bars have been ordered to stop serving alcohol for on-site consumption because of a spike in coronavirus cases, particularly among young adults, and non-compliance with social distancing rules.

Department of Business and Professional Regulation Secretary Halsey Beshears, whose agency regulates the industry, tweeted the order on Friday morning.

Why an emergency fund is so important

By Scott E. Taylor
Family and Consumer Science Agent, UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County
What will happen to your family if you:
Lose your job?
Get sick?
Have an emergency?

Most of us are very good at planning for our future, but we often don’t think about the “what if’s?”  We prepare for the future we think of, but then there is the future that happens.

We all need to make sure we save for the future we want, as well as preparing for those unexpected things that are going to happen.  

Chamber of Commerce Sponsors Home & Garden Show


On Saturday, February 29, the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce held its second annual Home and Garden Show at the Sand Hill Boy Scout Reservation. According to Lisa Callea, Director of Events for the Chamber, the purpose of the event was to “showcase the trades industry.”

More than fifty vendors set up displays at the site. These ranged from real estate offices and banks to home-based businesses, such as Mary Kay. A number of non-profit organizations were also represented. There was even a very cordial manatee at the event.