Monday, November 20, 2017

Hernando News

Hernando School Board opts for second districtwide evaluation of superintendent

Hernando School Board opts for second districtwide evaluation of superintendent

BROOKSVILLE — The Hernando County School Board on Tuesday unanimously agreed to spend $10,000 for a second districtwide survey to evaluate the performance of superintendent Lori Romano.Like the first, which went out in May, the survey will be facilit...
Published: 11/09/17
Updated: 11/15/17
Brooksville council decides to continue discussion of law enforcement options

Brooksville council decides to continue discussion of law enforcement options

BROOKSVILLE — Still trying to determine what kind of law enforcement services the city can afford, the Brooksville City Council put the brakes on one option this week — at least for now.A divided council decided not to ask the Hernando County Commiss...
Published: 11/09/17

Cemex looks to expand mining operations once again

BROOKSVILLE — Plans by Cemex Construction Materials Florida to expand mining operations onto land west of Brooksville have resurfaced.A public inquiry workshop regarding the proposal is slated for 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at the Hernando County Mining...
Published: 11/08/17
Updated: 11/14/17
After withdrawing application, Hernando charter school team says it will be back

After withdrawing application, Hernando charter school team says it will be back

BROOKSVILLE — Following an afternoon of tough questions and criticism from the Hernando County School Board on Tuesday, those behind a proposed charter school for the "academically advanced" have withdrawn their application.According to School Board ...
Published: 11/08/17
Updated: 11/09/17
Veterans Day: Cemetery prepares to honor sacrifice

Veterans Day: Cemetery prepares to honor sacrifice

 
Published: 11/08/17
Updated: 11/09/17
Hernando commission hopes long-term lease will secure Chinsegut’s future

Hernando commission hopes long-term lease will secure Chinsegut’s future

BROOKSVILLE — Interested in securing the historic site for the long term, the Hernando County Commission voted this week to lease the Chinsegut Hill property from the state for the next 50 years.Commissioners also agreed to work with the local legisl...
Published: 11/07/17
Updated: 11/09/17
Trinity River Band to perform in concert at Spring Hill Baptist

Trinity River Band to perform in concert at Spring Hill Baptist

SPRING HILL — People who would like to help feed those in need have an opportunity to do so while enjoying a bluegrass gospel music concert being hosted by Spring Hill Baptist Church.The Trinity River Band will perform at the church at 6 p.m. Nov. 12...
Published: 11/05/17
Updated: 11/17/17
Intertwined therapy disciplines come together at Spring Hill business

Intertwined therapy disciplines come together at Spring Hill business

SPRING HILL — Gathering physical therapy, occupational therapy, orthotics and prosthetics under one roof makes such good sense that one wonders why, until now, local body-wellness professionals haven’t connected the pursuits.Rehability, a one-stop sh...
Published: 11/05/17
Updated: 11/09/17
Two students at Challenger K-8 ace parts of state exams

Two students at Challenger K-8 ace parts of state exams

SPRING HILL — Challenger K-8 eighth-grader Asher Gibson and sixth-grader Paul Oliveri are the only Hernando School District students who earned two perfect scores on different sections of the Florida Standards Assessments. They, along with 91 distric...
Published: 11/05/17
Updated: 11/09/17

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Nov. 10

Veterans DayRed, White & Blues Tribute: Help celebrate veterans from World War II to the present from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. A formal opening ceremony will be presented by the Pasco County Sheriff...
Published: 11/08/17
Updated: 11/09/17