Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Swimming advisory lifted at Alfred A. McKethan Park beach


McKethan park deemed safe for swimming again

The Hernando County Health Department announced Thursday that it has rescinded the swimming advisory it had issued Aug. 26 for the beach at Alfred A. McKethan Park. Recent bacteriological test results show that water quality at the beach has returned to the "good" range. For information, contact Albert C. Gray, the Health Department's environmental manager, at (352) 540-6800 ext. 82102.

BROOKSVILLE Landlord/tenant law topic of workshop

The Hernando County Housing Authority and Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida will co-sponsor a workshop on Florida's landlord/tenant law from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday in the County Commission chambers at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St. Fair housing requirements and other legal matters to avoid liability will also be discussed. The workshop is designed for Realtors, property managers and landlords. There is no cost to attend. Those with disabilities needing special accommodations to participate in the meeting should contact Donald Singer with the Housing Authority at (352) 754-4160. Those who are hearing impaired can call toll-free 1-800-676-3777 for assistance.

Today's picks

Toddler Time/Storytime Preschool Programs: Toddler Time for ages 18-35 months starts at 10:15 a.m.; Storytime for ages 3-5 years at 11:15 a.m., West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. Free. (352) 540-6391.

Swimming advisory lifted at Alfred A. McKethan Park beach 09/02/10 [Last modified: Thursday, September 2, 2010 8:26pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Winner and loser of the week in Florida politics


    Winner of the week 1: 'Liquor wall’ proponents. Gov. Rick Scott’s veto of a bill to allow Walmart, Target and other big box stores to sell liquor was a victory for an array of groups, from smaller merchants and Publix (which has stand-alone booze shops near its stores) to those who feel the hard stuff …

  2. Review / photos: Sunset Music Festival brings Major Lazer, safety upgrades to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa


    Somewhere beyond the barricades and mountainous LED stages of the Sunset Music Festival, there had to be worry. There had to thousands of parents in parking lots and empty kitchens, anxiously distracting their minds, every now and then checking their phones.

    Major Lazer headlined the Sunset Music Festival on May 27, 2017 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.
  3. 24-year-old man charged with murder in shooting at Andrea Cove Motel

    LARGO — Pinellas sheriff's officers arrested a 24-year-old transient man Saturday in connection with a homicide at the Andrea Cove Motel in unincorporated Largo.

  4. Photo gallery: Calvary Christian rolls to state title


    View a gallery of images from Calvary Christian's defeat of Pensacola Catholic 11-1 in six innings Saturday night at Hammond Stadium in Ft. Myers for the Class 4A title.

    Calvary Christian players circle up on the field before the FHSAA class 4A baseball championship against Pensacola Catholic on Friday May 27, 2017 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Fla. Calvary scored 6 runs in the first inning, and had 7 hits.
  5. Two girls found safe after being reported missing in New Port Richey

    UPDATE: Both girls were found safe Saturday night, police said.