Rocco Maglio

Dignitaries and community members gather to remember Sept. 11 terrorist attacks

By ROCCO MAGLIO

Sept. 11, 2019

SPRING HILL- It does not take a large crowd of people in Hernando County to find someone who was deeply affected by the attacks on September 11, 2001. We have residents who worked in the buildings, others who lost relatives and friends. Many of our residents are from the New York area and still have family and friends living there.

Contribute to the Weeki Wachee History Harvest Event

On Saturday, September 14, 2019 the Friends of Weeki Wachee Springs State Park is holding an event to harvest the history of Weeki Wachee Springs. They are interested in items related to the history of Weeki Wachee such as photos, postcards, tickets, written remembrances, souvenirs, posters, newspaper articles, costumes or even stories. UCF staff will be onsite to make digital copies of items and they will return the originals. They will also record stories and conduct interviews. 

Clerk of the Court takes over County Information Technology

Hernando County Government has decided to contract with the Clerk of the Court's office to provide information technology services starting October 1st. There will be a savings by a reduction of staff as only some of the current positions in County Information Technology department would have equivalent positions in the Clerk's office. The additional work from the county would be picked up by the current information technology staff at the clerk's office.

A survey of economic development in the city of Brooksville

By ROCCO MAGLIO
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There are a number of construction projects either underway or in the planning stages in the city of Brooksville. The permit valuation from October 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 was around $19 million. There were 111 residential permits during that time valued at more than $15 million. There were 70 commercial permits valued at more than $3 million. There were two demolition permits which removed around $550,000 in value.