Citrus County residents angry over proposed development, talk of lawsuit

Citrus County residents angry over proposed development, talk of lawsuit

The city council in Inverness earlier this week unanimously voted on an agreement that will pave the way for the Green Mills Group, out of Ft. Lauderdale, to build Colonnade Park, an apartment complex in Inverness. According to Greenmillsgroup.com, “Colonnade Park will provide 106 residences to families in Inverness, FL. Colonnade Park will feature on-site […]

Drug dealer, several others arrested

Drug dealer, several others arrested

Citrus County Deputies Richardson and Garrison Thursday night conducted a traffic stop on a black trailblazer that had a headlight out. According to reports, when the vehicle came to a stop on Rosedale and Pershing Drive, the passenger Joseph Monti was found to have an active Citrus County warrant. Upon searching Monti, deputies discovered that […]

CHS student arrested, charged

CHS student arrested, charged

A Citrus High School student Tuesday was charged with Disrupting School Functions after he said he had a gun on school grounds. The charges are a misdemeanor. According to reports, the boy yelled out that he had a gun earlier in the morning. Two students then reported the boy. The boy admitted that he made […]

Sheriff: Medical rep arrested for most heinous crime

Sheriff: Medical rep arrested for most heinous crime

  ATTENTION: New, updated information as of September 19, 2019, at 8:05 p.m. View the new article here. The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), on July 7, 2019, received a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) in regards to a male who had been downloading child pornography. After an […]

Florida teacher brutally murdered by adopted son

Florida teacher brutally murdered by adopted son

On July 13, 2019, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into the apparent murder of 57-year-old Denise Hallowell, after she was found dead at her home, located at 4419 S. Dodge Point off Old Floral City Road. Denise had two adopted sons, Carlos Hallowell, 17, from Guatemala, and his younger brother, from Honduras. […]

Community mourns, Captain Jack Sparrow look-alike found dead

Community mourns, Captain Jack Sparrow look-alike found dead

The body of 43-year-old paddleboarder, Joshua Hensley, was recovered Monday by Marine Unit Deputies in the waters of Kings Bay in Crystal River. Josh’s board was later found at Christmas Island. According to deputies, Hensley had last been seen Saturday evening on his stand-up paddleboard leaving Hunter Springs Park. He was heading to Shell Island […]

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 […]

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