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All Roads Lead to Brooksville / Along Florida’s Adventure Coast: Bike Trails

The safe-way is always the best way, and will usually be first on one's list as we explore a serious bicycle route.  Florida Adventure Coast offers many tips along with an Adventure Coast Trail map to help you plan out your next adventure on two wheels.  Unbelievably, the trail corridors extend through three counties: Citrus, Hernando, and Pasco. 

Hernando County Fair Association members address County Commission

At the regular Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting held on May 11, 2021, members of the Hernando County Fair Association addressed the board to answer allegations brought forth during recent meetings by parents, volunteers and exhibitors.  Two non-board representatives of the Association defended the practices and policies of the fair, giving accounts of inspections that were passed, and how the livestock weigh-in was conducted on April 11, 2021.

First Post-Pandemic Live Performance a Huge Success at Timber Pines

On May 5, 2021, the Timber Pines community Snowbird Club and New York State Club joined forces to put on a spectacular evening of magic and music for their members. This was the first live group indoor event since the beginning of the Pandemic, which is not something to be taken lightly. After over a year of the Timber Pines Performance Center being closed due to COVID-19, this evening of entertainment, song and laughter was extremely welcome and long awaited. 

Hernando Beach Coast Guard Auxiliary Mural Dedication

A new mural adorns the north side of the Coast Guard Auxiliary Building on Hernando Beach.  On a beautiful Saturday morning, members of United Community Hernando Beach and several dignitaries came to dedicate the artistry of Diane Liptak and Steve Krou.  Krou and Liptak are also known for other murals in the area, including the doors of Fire Station 6 on Hernando Beach.

Lonnie Colburn park ground lease terminated

On June 14, 2011, Hernando County entered into a ground lease agreement with the Hernando County Fair Association for Lonnie Coburn Park.  At the Board Of County Commissioners (BOCC) regular meeting on May 11, 2021, Deputy County Administrator Tobey Phillips brought to the board the county’s decision to terminate the Fair Association's tenancy of the Park as of July 1, 2021.