Saturday, August 18, 2018

Hernando News

Hernando Briefs for Aug. 17

COUNTYWIDEVolunteer opportunity to help veteransHernando County Veteran Services is in need of three volunteer van drivers to transport disabled veterans to and from the James A. Haley VA Medical Center in Tampa. The van runs Monday through Friday, b...
Published: 08/10/18
Updated: 08/13/18

Hernando Religion Calendar for Aug. 17

Religion CalendarSpring HillSt. Frances Cabrini, 5030 Mariner Blvd., will offer DivorceCare Support Group for 14 weeks at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning August 30 in Room 3 of Cabrini Center. Topics include: What’s Happening to Me, the Road to Healing...
Published: 08/13/18
Temple offers class to help people prepare for coming Holy Days

Temple offers class to help people prepare for coming Holy Days

SPRING HILL — With the Jewish High Holy Days beginning with Rosh Hashanah on September 10, Chabad Spring Hill will preface the holidays with an opportunity for participants to make a shofar — a horn traditionally used at that time.Seema Lipszyc is di...
Published: 08/13/18
New rules require registration before scuba diving at deadly Eagle’s Nest

New rules require registration before scuba diving at deadly Eagle’s Nest

WEEKI WACHEE — A new rule requires scuba divers to register before diving in the Eagle’s Nest, a well known and dangerous cave-diving site in the Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commiss...
Published: 08/10/18
Updated: 08/11/18
Hernando Business Digest for Aug. 10

Hernando Business Digest for Aug. 10

Business digestBrieflyNEW BUSINESS: Paula Trehey, former owner of Gallery in the Glen and the Giggling Mermaid, both in Weeki Wachee, has recently opened a new online e-commerce store. From Here to Yesteryear Jewelry is available at fromheretoyestery...
Published: 07/30/18
Updated: 08/10/18
Retired attorney and businesswoman challenge two-term Hernando commissioner

Retired attorney and businesswoman challenge two-term Hernando commissioner

BROOKSVILLE — As the District 2 Hernando County commissioner, Wayne Dukes hopes his public service over the past eight years has earned him another term on the board. But two other Republicans on the ballot for the Aug. 28 primary election would like...
Published: 08/09/18
Updated: 08/10/18
Brooksville pastor writes about joy and eternal happiness

Brooksville pastor writes about joy and eternal happiness

BROOKSVILLE — Matthew Everhard’s latest book, A Theology of Joy: Jonathan Edwards and Eternal Happiness in the Holy Trinity, recently was published by JESociety Press. The work is a revision of the doctoral dissertation Everhard completed in 2016 on ...
Published: 07/23/18
Updated: 08/08/18
Does the Brooksville airport need an advisory committee? Discussion includes economic development and special interests

Does the Brooksville airport need an advisory committee? Discussion includes economic development and special interests

BROOKSVILLE — The Hernando County Commission is talking again about forming an advisory committee for the Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport.Commissioners disbanded their Aviation Authority four years ago after they were bombarded with one contro...
Published: 08/09/18
Despite flooding concerns, Brooksville council says yes to 999-unit housing development

Despite flooding concerns, Brooksville council says yes to 999-unit housing development

BROOKSVILLE — This year’s rainy season has kept the residents and management at Clover Leaf Farms mobile home community busy with flooding that required water pumping and resident relocations.Park general manager Bill Barton told the Brooksville City...
Published: 08/08/18

Flooding closes WPA Road in Brooksville; Rackley, other roads still closed

BROOKSVILLE — Flooding on Wednesday led the Hernando County Department of Public Works to close WPA Road just south of its intersection with Mondon Hill Road.More than a foot of water is covering part of the road, east of downtown Brooksville, accord...
Published: 08/08/18