Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Two more to vie for Spring Hill Fire Rescue district commission


Two more to vie for fire district commission

The race for two open Spring Hill Fire Rescue district commission seats has attracted three more candidates. The Hernando County Supervisor of Elections office said that Ken Fagan, Ian Norris and Guy "Rusty" Amore have qualified for the November general election. They join previously announced candidates Sherry Adler, Ben Edwards, Harry Chamberlain and George Biro. The unpaid, four-year positions are nonpartisan and the winners are the top two vote getters regardless of the size of the field.

Church to give out food, other items

The distribution of free bread, bagels, pastries, clothing and other personal necessities will be from 9 to 11 a.m. today at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive. The distribution is offered each Thursday in the church parking lot. For information, call John Stramiello at (727) 808-4096.

An evening of music, merriment

A Lake House Cabaret featuring Norm Bernard's Southern Exposure jazz band with vocalists Kim Evans and Eddie Lawrence will be from 7 to 10 p.m. June 26 at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. There will be dancing, hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, desserts, door prizes and raffles. Guests also receive one complimentary beer or wine. Tickets are $20 for two if purchased in advance, or $25 at the door, if available. For information or reservations, call (352) 666-4746.


County updates two websites

Hernando County Community Relations has announced two revamped websites that are now available. Hernando County Airport can be viewed online at It offers expanded content and a user-friendly layout to ensure easy navigation. For information, call the Airport Administration at (352) 754-4061. Also, the Hernando County Planning Department has published an updated Environmentally Sensitive Lands program website at For details, call Jackie Hartley at (352) 754-4057.

Archery workshop offered Saturday

A free Introductory Archery Workshop will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Chinsegut Nature Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road. Equipment will be provided. Safety instructions will be given. Space is limited and reservations are a must. Call (352) 754-6722.


Deadline looms for parade registration

Sunday is the deadline to register to be in the annual High Point community July Fourth parade. Registration forms are available at the community guardhouse off Cortez Boulevard. Groups, clubs and individuals are invited to participate. The parade lineup will start at 8:30 a.m. July 4 at the High Point bus stop near Cortez Boulevard. The parade, which starts at 9 a.m., will proceed down High Point Boulevard to Club House Road, ending at the community center. For more information, call (352) 596-6006.


A workshop for Hernando County residents affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill who may be eligible to file claims will be on June 23. An item in Wednesday's Times gave a different date.

Two more to vie for Spring Hill Fire Rescue district commission 06/16/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 7:50pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Cubs down Dodgers 3-2; force NLCS Game 5 Thursday


    CHICAGO — Javier Baez snapped an 0-for-20 skid with two home runs, former Ray Wade Davis hung on for a six-out save and the Cubs avoided a sweep, holding off the Dodgers 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series.

  2. One of the best places for investing in a rental house is in Tampa Bay

    Real Estate

    Two Tampa Bay ZIP Codes are drawing national attention.

    . If you're looking to invest in a house to rent out, few places are better than  ZIP Code 34607 in Hernando County's Spring Hill area, according to ATTOM Data Solutions.
 file photo]

  3. Bucs' Vernon Hargreaves: 'I'm not making any plays'


    TAMPA — Eli Manning gathered his receivers together on the sideline during the Giants' Week 4 game against the Bucs and told them he planned to target the weakest link of the secondary all afternoon.

    Patriots receiver Chris Hogan gets position in front of Bucs cornerback Vernon Hargreaves for a 5-yard touchdown pass in New England’s win on Oct. 5.
  4. Suspect in Maryland office park shooting is apprehended


    EDGEWOOD, Md. — A man with a lengthy criminal past who was fired from a job earlier this year for punching a colleague showed up for work at a countertop company on Wednesday and shot five of his co-workers has been arrested, authorities said. Three of them were killed and two critically wounded.

    Harford County, Md., Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler shows a picture of Radee Labeeb Prince, the suspect in the workplace shootings.
  5. Lightning's J.T. Brown to stop anthem protest, focus on community involvement

    Lightning Strikes

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Lightning wing J.T. Brown will no longer raise his first as a protest during the national anthem before games.

    J.T. Brown says he will work more with the Tampa police and groups that serve at-risk young people.