Mayor admitted to hospital, has pneumonia
Mayor Lara Bradburn was admitted to Brooksville Regional Hospital on Wednesday evening with pneumonia. Bradburn, 46, said Thursday afternoon that she was doing better, "certainly better than last night.'' She said it was unclear how long she would remain in the hospital. "We're taking it day by day,'' she said.
Fire chief: Panozzo is quitting board
Gene Panozzo plans to resign his seat on the Spring Hill Fire Rescue board, according to fire Chief Mike Rampino, who said Panozzo said he would soon submit a formal letter with the effective date of his resignation. Rampino said state statutes give the board the authority to appoint someone to fill the remainder of Panozzo's four-year term, which expires this year. Panozzo could not be reached for comment Thursday. Sherry Adler announced last month that she will seek a seat on the nonpartisan five-member board.
Meet candidates for School Board
The Hernando County School Board, in its process of selecting a new superintendent, will host a reception for candidates at 6 p.m. Monday in the boardroom at 919 N Broad St. This will be an opportunity for employees and community members to meet the candidates. Call (352) 797-7000.
Farmers market canceled this week
This week's "Saturday at the Market" farmers market has been canceled because of expected subfreezing temperatures. The weekly market is held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays in front of the historic courthouse at 20 N Main St. It is sponsored by Love Your Neighbor, a grass roots ministry that serving the needs of the less fortunate in Hernando County. Call Lisa at (352) 428-9275.
Hernando County Commission, Strategic Planning Workshop, 9 a.m. Emergency Operations Center, 18900 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville.
Hernando County Water Awareness Series presentation to include landscaping in deed-restricted communities and Senate Bill 2080: 10 a.m.-noon, Hernando County Utilities, 21030 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. (352) 754-4705.
Stage West presents 'Ax of Murder': 8 p.m., 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $18. Continues weekends through Jan. 24. (352) 683-5113.
VFW Post 8713 Ladies Auxiliary hosts monthly Fish and Chips Dinner: 5-7 p.m., 1681 E Jefferson St., Brooksville. The cost is $5. Post, (352) 796-4449, or Yvonne, (352) 848-7988.
Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.