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One dead, five injured in Citrus County crash

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Len Sossamon

Online election season attacks focus on county administrator

BROOKSVILLE — During election season, incumbent candidates for public office expect to get blasted for their voting records and for pet issues. But in this year's Hernando County Commission races, some of the harshest attacks have been focused on County Administrator Len Sossamon, who doubles as the county's econom …

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  1. Hernando community remembers the late Ernie Chatman at funeral

    Running

    BROOKSVILLE — Runner. Coach. Mentor. Legend. These are just a few of the terms that loved ones and friends used to describe Ernie Chatman before saying farewell at his funeral on Friday evening at Hernando High School.

    Linda Chatman, bottom right, greets guests in the receiving line at Hernando High?•s Imhoff Gymnasium Friday evening at the funeral for her husband, Hernando High coaching icon Ernie Chatman. Chatman, who coached baseball, softball, basketball, track and cross country in a 42-year career, died Sunday evening of an apparent heart attack. His uncanny success spanned several Leopards sports and decades. He was 66. He is survived by his wife Linda, two daughters and a son, and six grandchildren.
  2. Ex- Hernando school administrator takes position in Pasco; insider fills old job

    K12

    BROOKSVILLE — Eric Williams, who last month said he abruptly left his job as Hernando County's deputy school superintendent to "seek other job opportunities," has found one in a lower-level position in Pasco County.

  3. One dead, five injured in Citrus County crash

    Accidents

    HOMOSASSA — Five people from Hernando County were involved in a traffic crash on Wednesday that left a Homosassa woman dead, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

  4. Hernando County: new principals for 2016-17

    K12

    Five Hernando County schools will have new principals going into the 2016-17 academic year:

  5. Back-to-school events — Hernando County

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    Back to School events

    Back-to-School Bash

    Rev Up Your Engines kicks off the school year with entertainment, a Teachers' Supply Drive to stock up their supply closets, free haircuts and sports physicals for $25 per student. Coastal Way Shopping Center, 13173 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. …

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  6. County judge race pits defense attorney against incumbent and former prosecutor

    Courts

    County Court — the venue for traffic, small claims and misdemeanor cases — is sometimes called the "People's Court."

    Sonny McCathran was appointed in 2014 to the judgeship.
  7. Online election season attacks focus on county administrator

    Local Government

    BROOKSVILLE — During election season, incumbent candidates for public office expect to get blasted for their voting records and for pet issues. But in this year's Hernando County Commission races, some of the harshest attacks have been focused on County Administrator Len Sossamon, who doubles as the county's …

    Len Sossamon