Hernando County Newswire

Hernando County Newswire

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

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  1. Ring found, returned to Indiana man who traveled to Florida toaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... James Cook said. Cook, who is a lineman for Duke Energy, calls Ocala home, but it was a ring he found in Hernando County that turned his work post-Irma into a game of lost and found. "He just happened to see it and it was in great shape," Cook said ...

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  2. Hernando Sheriff's Office identifies bank robber killed after chase,...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Authorities have identified a bank robbery suspect fatally shot by Hernando County sheriff's deputies after a wild chase Friday in which the fleeing suspect rammed several patrol cars in Brooksville. Scott Michael Chamberlain, 44, was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

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  3. Hunters in Arkansas wrangle 525 pound gatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFLA

    There's a real worry in Hernando and Pasco counties that the stuff being flushed down toilets is ending up in the flooded Withlacoochee Rive

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  4. Friday Night Blitz Play of the Week Sept. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFLA

    There's a real worry in Hernando and Pasco counties that the stuff being flushed down toilets is ending up in the flooded Withlacoochee Rive Puerto Rican authorities are scrambling to evacuate as many as 70,000 people who are downstream of a failing dam.

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  5. Officials warning owners of flooded wells in Hernando, Pasco not to drink waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFLA

    ... floating around in water are not a good thing," said Lisa Kilgore, a resident of the Riverdale subdivision. Hernando County officials continue to warn families to stay out of the water and to use waders and rubber boots if you absolutely have to go ...

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  6. Flood water causes mosquito explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ABC Action News

    ... of mosquitoes in the state of Florida. But the Flood Water Mosquito is what is exploding in population. Hernando County Mosquito Control expert Joe Cheer says the one good thing about the flood species is that it doesn't carry diseases. Cheer says ...

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  7. Two linemen lose their wedding rings in Tampa Bay. So far one has been found and returned.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Another linemen, James Cook of Ocala, found White's ring on the ground when he was staging to do work in Hernando County. He quickly asked his wife to post about the missing ring on Facebook. Her husband knew the trucks that had just left were from ...

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  8. Hernando Co. students, staff won't have to make up days missed due to IrmaRead the original story

    Friday | WFLA

    Good news for Hernando County students and staff. They won't be required to make up days missed due to Hurricane Irma.

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  9. A jeep partially submerged in the waters of the Withlacoochee River photo by HCFRRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hernando Sun

    ... alternative lodgings. It was reopened by Sept. 19 with the cresting of the Withlacoochee. The Red Cross and Hernando County Emergency Management were attempting to secure the Ridge Manor Community Center as a shelter location, but were unable to due ...

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  10. Disaster Declaration TimelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hernando Sun

    On Sept. 13, 2017 Hernando County along with a number of other counties was declared a disaster area.

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  11. Hernando bank robbery suspect hospitalized after chase, standoff with deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    A bank robbery suspect was hospitalized Friday afternoon after he was shot following a chase and standoff with deputies, according to the Hernando County Sheriff's Office. Deputies say the unidentified suspect took a hostage after he robbed the Capital City Bank, 14001 Cortez Blvd. in Brooksville, prompting a chase.

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  12. Bank robbery suspect injured in officer-involved shooting in BrooksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WFLA

    The Hernando County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call in reference to a robbery at a bank located at of SR 50 and Sunshine Grove Rd. The vehicle was finally disabled near Bud McKethan Park at S. Broad Street and John Gary Grubbs Blvd. after deputies deployed stop sticks at a few locations. According to the sheriff's office, the suspect got out of the vehicle, "engaged deputies," and was shot by law enforcement.

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  13. He lost his wedding ring aiding with Hurricane Irma recovery. Social media found itRead the original story

    Friday | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... News 6 television station. Elsewhere in Florida, Duke Energy lineman James Cook was helping clean up in Hernando County, north of Tampa, when his partner happened to glance down. "He thought it was like a piece of wire or something," Cook told News ...

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  14. Emergency Management Director gives briefing to County CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hernando Sun

    Cecilia Patella Hernando County Emergency Management Director addressed the County Commission on Sept. 19 to give them a briefing on the Emergency Operations Center/ Emergency Management efforts prior to, during and in the days following Hurricane Irma.

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  15. Bank robbery suspect shot in Brooksville, Fla.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WPTV Local News

    The Florida Department of Law Enforcement alongside the Hernando County Sheriff's office is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Friday afternoon in Brooksville. At approximately 12 p.m., deputies responded to Broad Street in Brooksville, a little bit north of Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, according to Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis.

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  16. Disaster team canvasses Hernando County to help with assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hernando Sun

    A Disaster Survivor Assistance Team , provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency , arrived in Hernando County today. DSAT provides information directly to survivors by canvassing the community door-to-door and at locations where citizens frequent, so that everyone has equal access and understanding of the assistance process.

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  17. County plans for 7% general fund budget increase and 1% millage rate decreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Hernando Sun

    Hernando County Budget Manager Pamela Lee updated the Board of County Commissioners at the Sept. 19 meeting with regard to a tentative budget and millage rate reduction.

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  18. Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Sept. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | St. Petersburg Times

    Music and brews: "Brews and Wine on the Bayou," a benefit for Youth and Family Alternatives, will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sept. 23 at Gill Dawg Marina, 5419 Treadway Drive, Port Richey.

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  19. Hernando Events for Sept. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... beverages. Call Lisa for tickets at (352) 688-3744. Advance tickets are $11 for members and $14 for guests. Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., west of Brooksville. Designer Purse Bingo: The annual adults-only event benefits the ...

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  20. During Irma, most in Hernando came through relatively unscathedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | St. Petersburg Times

    After Hurricane Irma's visit to Florida, the Tampa Bay Times checked in with people and agencies across Hernando County to see how they endured. While the area saw many downed trees and some flooding, most residents and officials reported no major damage.

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