Applications available for FWC’s 2019-2020 High School Fishing Program

Applications available for FWC’s 2019-2020 High School Fishing Program

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) 2019-2020 High School Fishing Program offers high school fishing clubs or teams the opportunity to apply for the Florida Sport Fish Restoration R3 Fishing Grant. This grant program is focused on recruiting new anglers, retaining active anglers and reactivating lapsed anglers to ensure the future of fishing […]

WEATHER ALERT: Important changes to watches and warnings

WEATHER ALERT: Important changes to watches and warnings

DORIAN BECOMES THE STRONGEST HURRICANE IN MODERN RECORDS FOR THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS. …CATASTROPHIC CONDITIONS OCCURRING IN THE ABACOS ISLANDS** NEW INFORMATION ————— Tropical storm watch – A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for Highlands and Polk Flood Advisory A flood advisory has been issued for parts of Citrus County Storm information: – About 300 […]

Hurricane Dorian and food stamps

Hurricane Dorian and food stamps

Tallahassee, Fla. – To assist families as they prepare for Hurricane Dorian, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) has been approved by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to release September food assistance benefits to all 67 counties included in Governor Ron DeSantis’ Executive Order 19-190 declaring a State of Emergency. Supplemental […]

National Weather Service alert for Citrus County

National Weather Service alert for Citrus County

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers; Withlacoochee At Holder. According to the NWS, recent rainfall atop saturated soils due to rainfall over the past several weeks has resulted in the Withlacoochee River at Holder to rise into flood stage. Levels will continue to be monitored for any impacts from […]

Family Dollar robbery suspect being questioned

Family Dollar robbery suspect being questioned

Inverness — Shortly before 3:00 p.m., Thursday, Citrus County Sheriff’s Office detectives and K9 deputies responded to the Family Dollar, located off of US HWY 41, Inverness, in reference to a robbery. The suspect, a white male, is suspected of another robbery that occurred in Citrus County on May 13, 2019, at the Reliance gas station […]

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