3:53PM Dec. 10, 2019- The Hernando County Sheriff's Office is reporting that a robbery to a person took place at Oak Hill Medical Complex. They give the following description of the suspect:
White/Male - 30's - Dark Hair - Light Colored Blue Jeans - Grey Shirt
Suspect ran west (toward US-19 area) from the medical complex.
Please call 9-1-1 if you see someone matching this description in this area.
Suspect is reportedly armed with a knife. - Do not approach.
The Sheriff's Office provided an update at 5:21PM:
By MEGAN HUSSEY
More than 72,000 adult and child abuse victims in the United States receive domestic violence services in a single average day, according to the National Network to End Domestic Violence. And locally, the Dawn Center for Domestic and Sexual Violence served more than 1,900 survivors in Hernando County last year alone. Now, the center who helps so many itself will receive a helping hand.
by KATHRYN DENTATO
BROOKSVILLE, Fla, NOV. 19, 2019-
School Superintendent John Stratton called the meeting to order, explaining that he was presiding over the meeting as the school board was selecting a new chair. He introduced each board member. Stratton asked for a moment of silence and led the pledge of allegiance.
Item #4066 – Adoption of the Agenda. Stratton asked for a motion to adopt the agenda, which Gus Guadagnino made, and Jimmy Lodato seconded. The agenda was approved 5-0.
On Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 Bill and Joe's Open Mic night at the Bistro in Brooksville celebrated five years of music and mayhem. Open Mic night is currently on hold for the time being, but the atmosphere on Nov. 14 was as jubilant as ever. The event had become an institution in Brooksville's nightlife. It was the place to be on Thursday night.
The Brooksville Tangerine Drop started in 2001 as a way to celebrate Hernando's historic tangerine industry. Oranges and more specifically tangerines were one of the major industries in the area. About a half century ago almost all the prominent citizens also owned orange groves. Bankers, lawyers, and doctors owned groves.
Parks and Recreation Director Angie Whisnant reviewed the Parks Master Plan information with council members during the Nov. 4 council meeting. Elliot Barth, a University of Florida student studying Landscape Architecture, took on the project.
With the coordination of the previous Parks and Recreation Director Mike Walker, Barth gathered information from Brooksville’s citizens at four public meetings. Whisnant summarized the results of those meetings.