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Torch Run for Special Olympics is Monday in Brooksville


Law Enforcement Torch Run benefits Special Olympics

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office will host its 28th Anniversary Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics on Monday. The run will start at 9:30 a.m. at Killingsworth Plaza, 19259 Cortez Blvd., and end at the steps of the Hernando County Courthouse. The course is 2.2 miles long. The run will continue down Candlelight Boulevard to Darby Lane, to Jefferson Street, to Mildred Avenue to Broad Street. Residents are welcome to participate at no cost. To learn more about Special Olympics Florida and the Torch Run, visit For information on the local run, call Lt. Cinda Moore at (352) 754-6830.

Sample food Saturday and help Relay for Life

The Preceptor Delta Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will host "A Taste of Relay for Life" from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall at First United Methodist Church, 109 S Broad St. The cost is $5 for 10 tastings. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. For information, call Bev Lewis at (352) 279-1198, Marsha Roderick at (352) 796-5490 or Gail Brooks at (352) 279-8411.


Health Department offices adjust hours

The Hernando County Health Department offices have changed hours: Environmental Health is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Vital Statistics is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, at the annex site, 15470 Flight Path Drive in the Airport Industrial Park, south of Brooksville. The Brooksville medical clinic, 300 S Main St., and Spring Hill clinic, 7465 Forest Oaks Blvd., are open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. WIC and Nutrition hours remain the same: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays at the Spring Hill clinic. The Brooksville and Spring Hill Dental offices are open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. Call (352) 540-6800.

Today's pick

Nature Coast Festival Singers Spring Concert: 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Freewill offering received. (352) 597-2235.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Tampa Bay.

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