Economic development director updates county commission on projects in the works

Hernando Sun Reporter

Valerie Pianta, Hernando County's Economic Development Director, provided an update regarding economic development activities and initiatives for FY 2019 at the Aug. 27, 2019 Hernando County Commissioners meeting.

Pianta reported that roughly half of her office’s efforts are spent on business retention, expansion and growth within the county.  Roughly 18% of the time is spent recruiting new business into Hernando. 

Students charged with firearm possession on school property

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At a press conference held on Sept. 6, 2019, HCSO Sheriff Al Nienhuis, together with School Superintendent John Stratton and Major Crimes Detectives had additional information on the series of events that led to the lockdown of several schools on Sept. 5, 2019.

No students were threatened, and no shots were fired during the incident.

All 5 male suspects are juveniles, and students at Hernando High School.  

Hernando County Legislative Delegation Public Meeting

Senator Wilton Simpson, Chair of the Hernando County Legislative Delegation, announces the annual Legislative Delegation meeting on Monday, November 18, 2019 at the Hernando County Government Center, Courtroom A, 3rd Floor, 20 North Main Street, Brooksville, FL from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm. This annual public meeting is an opportunity for citizens, elected officials, municipalities, local government and civic organizations to address the delegation before the start of the 2020 Legislative Session.