Sunday, February 25, 2018
News Roundup

Trash collection will discontinue for delinquent accounts in Hernando County

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Trash collection to discontinue for overdue accounts

Starting Tuesday, Republic Services will discontinue trash collection on delinquent accounts. The company will place stickers on the refuse containers at the curb of residents whose accounts are currently past due. The stickers will include Republic's phone number to allow residents to pay their bills over the phone. Those who have never received a bill and would like to continue service may also call and set up billing. Since Jan. 2, Republic has been the sole provider of trash collection in Hernando County. Any residents who have paid a service fee to a different company should contact that company for a refund. For information, contact Republic Services at 1-800-282-9820 or 1-877-692-9729.

HERNANDO BEACH

'Tunes at Twilight' concert is today

The Hernando Symphony Orchestra's annual "Tunes at Twilight" concert will be at 6:30 p.m. today at the Hernando Beach Club, 3145 Flamingo Blvd. The outdoor concert will include music from the Titanic and Pirates of the Caribbean movies, as well as a selection of classic favorites. Bring a lawn chair. Tickets are $10 at the door; call (352) 596-5878.

COUNTYWIDE

National food drive scheduled for May 12

The United Way of Hernando County has teamed with the Letter Carriers of Hernando County for the annual "Stamp Out Hunger" national food drive on May 12. Residents are encouraged to fill bags with nonperishable food and canned goods and place the bags next to their mailboxes, before the time of their regular mail delivery. Food should be in nonbreakable containers, such as boxes and cans. Collected food will be distributed to local food pantries and agencies. For more information, or to become an advocate or a volunteer, call (352) 688-2026, visit unitedwayhernando.net or call Hernando County's Helpline at 211.

Today's picks

Hernando Sportsman's Club Gun and Knife Show: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. $6 for ages 16 and older. (352) 799-3605.

Saving Grace in concert: 1 p.m., Brooksville First Presbyterian Church, 250 Bell Ave., Brooksville. Free. (352) 796-4228.

'Eat and Skate' fundraiser: 5-8 p.m., Rainbow Rollerland, 1125 W Jefferson St., Brooksville. $5. (352) 796-0040.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

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