Citrus County Newswire

Citrus County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Citrus County, FL.

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  1. Floridaa s unemployment rate remains at 4.9 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    State officials on Friday announced the December unemployment remained at 4.9 percent, the same as November and 0.2 percentage points above the nation's jobless rate. Hendry County had the state's highest unemployment rate at 8 percent, followed by Citrus County at 6.7 percent and Sumter County at 6.6 percent.

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  2. Keys close year with lowest jobless rateRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... of Lake Okeechobee started the year at 8.4 percent and ended 2016 at 8.0 percent. Hendry was followed by Citrus County, which started the year at 7.2 percent and stood at 6.7 percent in December. Sumter County went from 7.3 percent to 6.6 percent. ...

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  3. Florida's Unemployment Rate Remains at 4.9 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTXL

    ... Johns County at 3.6 percent. Hendry County had the state's highest unemployment rate at 8 percent, followed by Citrus County at 6.7 percent and Sumter County at 6.6 percent.

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  4. Weekend Forecast: Quiet Friday ahead of widespread downpours, severe storms on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    A mostly dry, warm Friday across Tampa Bay will give way to breezy conditions and then widespread rain and severe thunderstorms on Sunday, forecasters said. Folks attending the Gasparilla Children's Parade along Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa on Saturday afternoon should expect pleasant conditions, Batey said.

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  5. Get a workout and explore the scenic sides of Florida on a bike tourRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... rails-to-trails path in Florida. The mostly flat path begins in north Pasco County and ends near Dunnellon in Citrus County. "It has a beautiful tree canopy, and you have small towns like Inverness and Floral City every 10 miles or so to take a ...

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    Saturday Jan 7 | Citrus County Chronicle

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  7. Veteran's father welcomes new U.S., WounRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... teenage son and I said don't say no more," Fearney said. "I wanted them to know that there are good people in Citrus County too and there are an awful lot of them," said Holden. "It means a lot it means that people do care. It made me feel good it ...

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    Sunday Jan 15 | Citrus County Chronicle

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  9. Tree crashes through Homosassa driver's windshield - while drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | MyFoxPhilly

    It was a crash he just couldn't see coming. A Citrus County man had a tree fall right through his windshield while he was driving.

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  10. Florida Big Bend Weekend Fishing 4CastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Florida Sportsman

    ... bound anglers. The cold water will push our trout, redfish, black drum and others up the spring fed rivers. Citrus County and the Big Bend has many areas to fish from the bank. Ozello Trail and the Ft. Island Trail host some good bank fishing ...

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  11. Gun proposals Florida lawmakers could consider in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | The Miami Herald

    Florida Senators debate SB 552, an Environmental Resources bill,Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, in Tallahassee, Fla. TAMPA OUT; CITRUS COUNTY OUT; PORT CHARLOTTE OUT; BROOKSVILLE HERNANDO TODAY OUT Legislators have proposed several law changes for the upcoming 2017 session that would either expand or restrict gun ownership and possession.

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  12. Hernando Sheriff pleads for more K-9 deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | ABC Action News

    ... on the road. They are so valuable to the patrol deputies. It can't be overstated," said Sheriff Al Nienhuis. Citrus County with a smaller population has 8 K-9s and a volunteer bloodhound. While Pasco has a whopping 22 K-9s on the force. That's why ...

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    Wednesday Jan 11 | Citrus County Chronicle

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  14. The Week in Photos 1-1 to 1-8 2017Read the original story

    Monday Jan 9 | Citrus County Chronicle

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    Sunday Jan 8 | Citrus County Chronicle

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  16. Cold Weather BriefingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 7 | Hernando Sun

    Overview: A cold front has brought in a much colder airmass across the region as temperatures continue to drop this afternoon. Overnight low temperatures will range from the upper 20s to low 30s along the Nature Coast, mid 30s around Tampa Bay and the I-4 corridor, with upper 30s south of I-4.

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  17. Brrr! Skies clearing, but temperatures plunging across Tampa BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 7 | St. Petersburg Times

    Saturday morning's rain will morph into Sunday morning's chill as a cold front moves southward through the state, bringing clear skies but plunging temperatures. Showers will linger across Tampa Bay until early Saturday afternoon, but conditions will improve later into Saturday night, 10Weather WTSP meteorologist Kate Wentzel said.

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  18. Weather 26 mins ago 1:50 a.m.Tornado WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    FLC017-070715- BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Tornado Warning National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area Ruskin FL 148 AM EST SAT JAN 7 2017 The National Weather Service in Ruskin has issued a * Tornado Warning for... Northern Citrus County in west central Florida... * Until 215 AM EST * At 148 AM EST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 7 miles northwest of Crystal River Airport, or 11 miles northwest of Homosassa Springs, moving east at 30 mph. HAZARD...Tornado.

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  19. 2015 Mustang GT 50th Anniversary EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | Modified Mustangs & Fords

    Steve Lynch from Citrus County, Florida, has a black modified 2015 Mustang GT 50th Anniversary edition that you certainly can't miss. While black is normally a stealthy color, Lynch added contrasting bright green to make his exterior, engine bay, and wheels stand out.

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  20. With new grants, Florida Orchestra is increasing its presence around the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... in Volusia, Highlands and Alachua counties. Possible bookings next year include Panama City, Fort Pierce and Citrus County, orchestra president and CEO Michael Pastreich told a pleased council. The orchestra got an additional boost via renovation ...

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