Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Voters may go online to see sample ballots for Aug. 14 primary

COUNTYWIDE

Voters may go online to see Sample ballots

The Hernando County Supervisor of Elections Office has sample ballots for the Aug. 14 primary election on its website at hernandovotes.com. Voters can click on "Sample Ballots" on the menu bar near the top of the page. Voters may then enter their last name, birth date and house number to be sent a link to their specific sample ballot. Sample ballots by address (and not voter-specific) can be viewed by clicking on "Where Do I Vote?" The main office for the supervisor of elections is in Room 165 of the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. The branch office, 7443 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill, is closed through Friday for staff training and election preparation, and will reopen July 9. For information, call (352) 754-4125.

SPRING HILL

Hospice seeks volunteers, plans orientation this month

HPH Hospice is recruiting volunteers and will offer a two-day orientation from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 17 and July 20 at the team office at 12260 Cortez Blvd. Attendance both days is mandatory. Lunch will be provided. A number of volunteer opportunities are available, including patient support and kitchen help at the residential wing of the Sturgill Hospice Care Center. Volunteers may donate as little as four hours every two weeks, or more as their schedules allow. Registration for the orientation is required. Call Anne Clarke at (352) 597-1882.

Caregivers offered a respite

Community Aging and Retirement Services offers a Caregivers Day Off program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Tuesday at First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive. The program offers a fun, supervised atmosphere for individuals with memory challenges, such as Alzheimer's disease or dementia, while caregivers take some time off. There is no cost for first-time participants; subsequent days are $20. CARES is a nonprofit organization that provides services to meet the needs of older persons and their families in west-central Florida. Contact Dianne at (352) 686-2614 or Chris Powers at (727) 862-9291, exts. 2002 or 2040.

Today's pick

Fairgrounds Flea Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., south of Brooksville. (352) 397-3351, 796-4552.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Voters may go online to see sample ballots for Aug. 14 primary 06/30/12 [Last modified: Saturday, June 30, 2012 12:56pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Jones: Bucs need success to get national respect

    Bucs

    Tampa Bay Times columnist Tom Jones offers up his Two Cents on the world of sports.

    No respect

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter walks the field during the second day of mandatory minicamp at One Buccaneer Place in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times
  2. Hopes fade after landslide destroys Chinese village (w/video)

    World

    Crews searching through the night in the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but more than 110 more people remained missing.

    Vehicles and people line a road leading to the site of a landslide in Xinmo village in Mao County on Saturday in southwestern China’s Sichuan Province. More than 100 people remained missing after the village was buried under tons of rocks and soil.
  3. Rookie Jake Faria dissatisfied with performance in Rays' loss to Orioles

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — The rookie pitcher walked to his locker Saturday after tossing the fourth quality start in as many tries to begin his career. He held the potent Orioles bats to three runs and for six innings gave his team a chance to win.

    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado tags out the Rays’ Mallex Smith at third after a rundown in the first inning.
  4. Thousands converge in two St. Pete locations celebrating LGBT rights

    Human Interest

    ST. PETERSBURG — Tom Rockhill didn't know what to expect Saturday, but by noon people were knocking on the door of his bar Right Around the Corner in Grand Central.

    (From left to right) Emma Chalut 18, gets a rainbow sticker on her cheek from her sister Ellie, 15 both of Jacksonville before the annual St. Pete Pride parade in downtown St. Petersburg on Saturday. This year the route was changed from the Grand Central and Kenwood area to Bayshore Drive.
[EVE EDELHEIT   |   Times]
  5. Retired Florida Supreme Court Justice Parker Lee McDonald dies

    TALLAHASSEE — A former Florida Supreme Court justice, who wrote a decision that prevented lawyers from excluding jurors because of their race, has died.

    Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Parker Lee McDonald died Saturday, the court said in a statement. He was 93.