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Fried maintains hold in Ag race after manual recount

November 18, 2018

by Jim Turner

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA

TALLAHASSEE --- Former medical-marijuana lobbyist Nikki Fried is on the verge of being the only Florida Democrat to capture a statewide win, gaining votes over Republican state Rep. Matt Caldwell in the race for agriculture commissioner after a manual recount was completed Sunday.

The manual recount also had no effect on the outcome of three razor-thin legislative races, in which Democrat Janet Cruz flipped a state Senate seat and House Republicans picked up one seat and held onto another.

Embracing the Beard

 ARTICLE AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY ALICE MARY HERDEN

In the beginning there was man and folks- they had facial hair.

When you hear the word beard you may think of Abraham Lincoln, Vikings, Lumberjacks or even ZZ Top, but the beard is becoming increasingly popular for today’s young men.

With a lack of quality beard care products available in the marketplace, two friends from Hernando County saw an opportunity for a business venture.

Oct. 23, 2018 Hernando County Regular School Board Meeting Run Down

by KATHRYN DENTATO
HERNANDO SUN WRITER

The meeting opened honoring Mark Johnson and Beth Narverud for their service on the school board.  It was the final meeting of their elected terms.

Students from Deltona Elementary School led the Pledge of Allegiance and introduced themselves to the school board afterward. Superintendent John Stratton thanked the students and told them to wave during his visit planned for Nov. 7, 2018.  

Live Oak's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat: Bravo.

By Julie B. Maglio
HERNANDO SUN EDITOR

With the amount of work there is to do in this busy world, sometimes it’s hard to justify spending two hours of the day going to see a play. The following article will assist with this conundrum, as going to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat over the weekend was more beneficial for me than completing any of the menial work related tasks that constantly loom overhead.  

Up close and Purr...sonal

by Sue Quigley
Hernando Sun Writer
Photography by
Alice Mary Herden

In the midst of the hustle ’n bustle of Tampa Bay lies a peaceful oasis under a 70-acre canopy of shady oaks and palm trees. It’s a place where there is comfort and love and a forever home for tigers and other big cats that have been rescued from horrific conditions.