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Swiftmud plans controlled burns in Weekiwachee Preserve and Annutteliga Hammock


Swiftmud to start controlled burns in preserves

The Southwest Florida Water Management District will conduct controlled burns in June and July in the Weekiwachee Preserve and the Annutteliga Hammock. About 825 acres will be burned in the Weekiwachee Preserve, about a mile west of Spring Hill. Approximately 555 acres will be burned in the Annutteliga Hammock property, located in the Royal Highlands area. The burns are part of routine maintenance of lands managed by the agency. Drivers should use caution as smoke could reduce visibility. For information, call (352) 796-7211.

BROOKSVILLE Firefighters, police go for goal, goalposts

The annual Guns n' Hoses flag football game will be at 7 p.m. June 5 at Nature Coast Technical High School's football stadium, 4057 California St. The game will feature Hernando County Professional Fire Fighters Local 3760 vs. Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 164. Admission is $5. All proceeds will go to the Loreto Family Fund, to help Sgt. Frank Loreto of the Hernando County Sheriff's Office, who has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Call Dave Kortman, (352) 279-7212.


• Susan L. Thompson, a professional associate with Re/Max Advantage Realty of Spring Hill, has been in real estate since 2006. Due to wrong information supplied to the Times, a different year was listed in Saturday's Business Digest.

• Barbara Kidder, the new principal at Fox Chapel Middle School, started with the Hernando School District in 1994 and became assistant principal in 1999. A story Tuesday gave different dates.

Today's meetings

Hernando County Housing Authority, 3 p.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Tobacco Free Hernando Partnership, 4:30 p.m., the Harbor, 7074 Grove Road, Brooksville.

Today's picks

Reception for artists Karen Heidler, Frances Childs and Joe Galletta: 5-7 p.m., Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St., Brooksville. (352) 848-0090.

YMCA National Senior Health and Fitness Day: 9 a.m.-noon, Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Free. (352) 688-9622.

Swiftmud plans controlled burns in Weekiwachee Preserve and Annutteliga Hammock 05/25/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:28pm]
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