Loretta Lambright

Remembering 22 Rucking Event

A worthy cause and challenging event took to the streets of Spring Hill on Saturday, May 2nd. Rucksack toting runners took off from their starting line on Mariner Boulevard on a 22 mile urban course for the first “Remembering 22 Rucking Event”. At each mile mark, 22 reps of 22 different exercises were completed by each of the athletes. The event captured the curiosity of onlookers and prompted questions, which was exactly the objective of the run.

41st Annual Student Recognition Banquet

Brilliance lives among us! The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce honored 49 graduating students at their 41st Student Recognition Banquet on Thursday evening, April 23rd. In partnership with the local Kiwanis Clubs and through the support of our great community the event brought much honor to very deserving students. This year 18 scholarships totaling $11,000 were presented during the banquet that was held at Spring Hill’s Palace Grand.

A Slice of Americana at the Hernando County Fair

BROOKSVILLE- Just beyond the city signs a tiny patch of brightly colored, blinking bulbs reaching skyward can only mean it’s time for the annual county fair. It’s a week long, springtime gathering of Hernando County locals and it’s been taking place in Brooksville for the past 64 years. The county fair is as american as apple pie and is reminiscent of days past. The local event unfolds just south of town at the Hernando County Fairgrounds and showcases agriculture, local crafts, shows, and food galore.

A Fun Day at the Fourth Annual Florida Blueberry Festival

Brooksville’s sleepy town square was wide awake and buzzing for the fourth Annual Florida Blueberry Festival this past weekend. Quiet, business as usual was traded for busy, bustling streets packed with vendors, entertainment, and crowds. This year's event yielded quite a crop in attendance with thousands of festival goers from all over Florida and beyond. Though official numbers of attendees has not been confirmed, there is a buzz that this year's festivities set a notable record.

Brooksville Cycling Classic

Spokes and pedals packed the downtown streets of Brooksville on Saturday for the 5th annual Brooksville Cycling Classic. Hundreds of cyclists and spectators alike gathered in the streets to be a part of this one-of-a-kind event that adds to the culture of the area. The event is hosted by “Get Healthy Vitamins and Natural Foods” and was founded by owner Laura Dewitt back in 2010.

Patricia's Boutique: Brooksville's Iconic Dress Shop Gives Back

Downtown Brooksville is graced with a unique boutique. Locals and out of towners alike slow their roll as they pass to admire the massive strip of beautifully dressed display windows that are Patricia’s Boutique. The historical location was built way back in 1912 and first housed a quality shop, flower shop, and upstairs doctors office. The nearly 6000 square foot space is divided into three separate sections, the prom room, bridal suite, and casuals shoppe.