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Zoning for new fire station approved

SPRING HILL

County approves rezoning to build new fire station

County commissioners unanimously approved a rezoning Tuesday to allow Spring Hill Fire Rescue to build a station at Noah Avenue and Santoro Street. The station, expected to improve response time in central Spring Hill, will be 6,800 square feet with an office, sleeping quarters and a two-bay garage.

Sylvia Avenue closed for drainage project

Sylvia Avenue is expected to be closed today for drainage improvement construction at Spring Hill and Pinehurst drives (by Walgreen's). Pinehurst Drive is expected to be closed for one day on (or around) Friday. Detours will be posted for both roadway closings. Access to homes will be maintained. The drainage improvement project should be completed within 45 days. For information, call Andy Palmer at Hernando County Engineering Department at (352) 754-4062, ext. 17013.

Volunteers needed to help feed homeless

People Helping People of Hernando will serve free meals to the homeless and hungry from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Volunteers and donations are welcome. For information, call Diane Rowden at (352) 573-4178.

BROOKSVILLE

Downtown market makes way for parade

Love Your Neighbor's "Saturday at the Market," the weekly downtown farmer's market, will move one block south on Main Street, between Broad and Liberty streets, on Saturday to accommodate for the Kiwanis Christmas Parade. The market, which will be open 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., will include fresh vegetables, boiled peanuts, plants, candles, crafts and soaps. For information, call Lisa at (352) 428-9275.

Today's pick

'Florida-friendly holiday decorating' class: 10 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Free. (352) 754-4433.

Today's meeting

Spring Hill Fire Rescue Commission, 7 p.m., 3445 Bob Hartung Court, Spring Hill.

Zoning for new fire station approved 12/08/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, December 8, 2009 10:02pm]
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