Crumps Landing hit by second fire since 2004

Crumps Landing hit by second fire since 2004

Homosassa — It was a sad day for Citrus County as the main tiki hut at Crumps Landing, located at 11210 West Halls River Road, Homosassa, was destroyed by a fire. This is the second time Crumps Landing has faced tragedy. The waterfront tiki was also destroyed by a fire in 2004. Emergency crews were […]

Woman goes into jealous rage, tries to kill her baby’s father

Woman goes into jealous rage, tries to kill her baby’s father

An Orlando woman was arrested and charged with Attempted Murder and Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon after she tried to stab her baby’s father. Police say Gabrielle Nunez, 21, and her boyfriend, who is not being named, had just finished having sex and that her boyfriend had fallen asleep. While the boyfriend was sleeping […]

Recreational bay scallop season for certain counties begins today

Recreational bay scallop season for certain counties begins today

Recreational bay scallop season for Franklin through the northwestern portion of Taylor, as well as Levy, Citrus, and Hernando counties opens July 1 and will remain open through September 24. This includes Carrabelle, Lanark, St. Marks, Cedar Key, Crystal River, and Homosassa. Rules Do not discard scallop shells in inshore waters commonly used for recreational […]

New texting law, what an officer can and can’t do

New texting law, what an officer can and can’t do

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) is leading Florida’s Put It Down Focus on Driving campaign to ensure all motorists are aware of the state’s new regulations regarding wireless communications while driving and reminding everyone to never drive distracted. In conjunction with the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Sheriff’s Association, Florida […]

Home of the six-pound burrito challenge

Home of the six-pound burrito challenge

Crystal River — In a family, friendly environment where the food is always prepared with the freshest of ingredients, awaits a behemoth dish for one person. The owners of the Riviera Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, located at 1935 SE U.S. Highway 19, pride themselves on great food, service, and promise to always make you feel […]

2019 Crystal River Scallop Festival

2019 Crystal River Scallop Festival

Crystal River — The Crystal River Scallop Festival is almost here. This year the festival will be on July 27 and 28. Scallop Festival Activities Free 32’ Rock Wall- All hours Bounce House – All hours Water Slide – All hours Beer & Wine – All hours Arts, Crafts, Food – All hours Water Balloon […]

Unlicensed contracting, four people arrested

Unlicensed contracting, four people arrested

Citrus County — The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), on June 21, 2019, concluded a joint investigation with the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR), CCSO’s Seniors vs Crime, and the Citrus County Building Department, rooting out unlicensed individuals who advertise and perform regulated construction work in Citrus County. In a press release, Community […]

Movie on the beach

Movie on the beach

Crystal River — Ralph Breaks the Internet will be the June movie on the Beach at Hunter Springs Park. Join in for a summer evening of fun. Food trucks, treats, games, water slide, swimming, and trivia. Food trucks are an additional cost, all other activities are free. The event is on June 28, from 5 […]

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