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The Maternity Suites at Oak Hill Hospital Announces OB Program Community Events for August

Spring Hill, Florida (July 17, 2018) –The Maternity Suites at Oak Hill Hospital has announced the following OB program community events that will be held during the month of August. All events will be held at Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Boulevard, Maternity Suites Education Room, North Tower third floor, Brooksville, Florida 34613.


Brooksville City Council sets tentative Brooksville Fire Department assessments

The fire assessment fee is a “non-ad valorem special assessment.” There are two tiers. Tier 1, for developed properties, is based on a fraction of improved value and tier 2 is assessed a flat rate ( for vacant parcels). The fire assessment fees have been increasing steadily since they were implemented in 2012. FY 2016 fire assessment for tier 1 properties was $.80 per $1000 of improvement value and $100 per parcel for tier 2 properties. FY 2017 approved fire assessments for tier 1 was $.85 per $1000 of improved value and $125 per parcel for Tier 2.

Hernando County Baseball Teams Headed to the World Series

Hernando County baseball teams are headed to their age group World Series where they will represent the state of Florida as state champs.


Spring Hill Rookies (7-8 year olds)


Congratulations to the Spring Hill American Rookies team for winning the Florida State Championship as well as the Sportsmanship award. They are headed to the World Series at the end of the month.


Spring Hill American Baseball (13 and under)

Principal Crognale describes positive results for Endeavor and Discovery Academies

Endeavor Academy is a program for students with ongoing documented behavior problems from grade 6 through high school seniors. It has been in operation since 1976, with a one year hiatus in 1992.  Some students come to the program after committing student code of conduct infractions as a second chance before expulsion. Others have committed felonies in the community and are referred to the program by committee.

Missing Endangered Adult - Anna Bartram- found in good health

July 13, 2018 3:45PM- The Sheriff's Office provided the following update in reference to Ms. Bartram:


Ms. Bartram has been located in good health. She is being returned to family members. Thank you for all the assistance.

Original Information:

July 13, 2018- The Hernando County Sheriff's Office is requesting assistance from our media partners and the community in locating a MISSING ENDANGERED ADULT.