Bills aim to create Nature Coast aquatic preserve along coastline

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Bills in both the Florida House (HB 1061) and Senate (SB 1042) have been introduced for the establishment of an Aquatic Preserve extending through Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties.  It covers submerged lands from Anclote to Yankeetown.  Rep. Massulo has sponsored the bill in the House, while Senator Albritton sponsored the senate counterpart.  

Got hit hard.

DUNEDIN, Fla. --- Well got hit hard, so very hard by a virus that hit so hard but not hard enough (that’s good!).


Recuperating from a serious bug that’s only job was to finish me off, but with the hard work of the doctor, medicine and what the doctor described as a “tough old bird!” he says, ``I am going to make it!”

Trying to beat away this virus, there were some things that were missed on the road to recovery.

Weapons Disturbance Results in Deputy-Involved Shooting 2/1/10

On 02-01-2020 at 2:33 p.m., Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 5000 block of Golf Club Lane in Spring Hill (Silverthorn subdivision) regarding a Weapons Disturbance.

The 9-1-1 caller told the operator that a family member had a firearm and was threatening family members with it. Almost immediately, the caller told the 9-1-1 operator that the suspect was firing the weapon, inside the residence.

At some point prior to the arrival of the first deputy, the suspect shot a family member inside the residence (not the caller).

Political analyst on 2020 election: most sure thing is things will change

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On Saturday Jan. 11, 2020 Dr. Susan A. MacManus gave an update on what to expect from the 2020 election.  She is a political analyst for ABC Action News and will be attending debates and inauguration on their behalf. She is a professor emeritus of public administration and political science and past chair of the Department of Government and International Affairs at the University of South Florida.

Tampa Bay getting ready to make big decision

By Andy Villamarzo 
Hernando Sun sports writer 

So many big decisions, a lot of cap space but not enough big money to go around to all the big names that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have to make important decisions on this off-season. 

The Buccaneers enter the off-season with $81,507,284 of cap space available to them at their disposal and they have some huge decisions to make in regards to major playmakers on the team. Pro Bowl linebacker Shaq Barrett racked up 19.5 sacks and is an obvious choice when it comes to bringing a player back to the team. 

Public input needed for septic system remediation plans to help protect our springs

(Brooksville, FL) In order to comply with state mandates, the Hernando County Utilities Department will be hosting a public input open house to provide information regarding Septic System Remediation Plans to help protect our springs on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 from 4 - 7 p.m. at the Sandhill Scout Reservation located at 11210 Cortez Boulevard in Brooksville. Residents are invited to attend, provide input and ask any questions they may have.