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Hernando School Board Chairman Gus Guadagnino thinks the measure’s prospects are favorable.

Hernando School Board chairman: Backing sales tax is board's duty

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando School Board Chairman Gus Guadagnino raised the question about a possible special election for a half-cent sales tax — "Is this something we should do?" he asked Tuesday — then delivered the most definite "yes." "One way or another, we have to take care of our school system," said Guadagnino, …

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  1. Hernando School Board chairman: Backing sales tax is board's duty

    K12

    BROOKSVILLE — Hernando School Board Chairman Gus Guadagnino raised the question about a possible special election for a half-cent sales tax — "Is this something we should do?" he asked Tuesday — then delivered the most definite "yes."

    Hernando School Board Chairman Gus Guadagnino thinks the measure’s prospects are favorable.
  2. District boys soccer: Sunlake rallies past River Ridge for 3A-8 title

    Preps

    DADE CITY — The final whistle had barely finished echoing on Friday's District 3A-8 championship game, and thoughts of Sunlake and River Ridge staging a rematch were already being expressed.

  3. Person of interest in Citrus Co. shooting dies in Spring Hill

    Public Safety

    SPRING HILL — A man identified by law enforcement as a person of interest in a shooting in Citrus County shot himself inside a sport utility vehicle early Friday in a convenience store parking lot, the Hernando County Sheriff's Office reported.

  4. Region girls soccer: Springstead 4, Pasco 0

    Preps

    SPRING HILL — Heading into Thursday night's Class 3A region quarterfinal, Springstead was 1-11 all time in postseason play. That drought was left in the dust in a convincing shutout victory.

  5. Top Nature Coast football prospect draws attention of power conferences

    Footballpreps

    SPRING HILL — For more than a year and a half, Christian Pellage has been courted, his name known more readily by college recruiters than by classmates in the halls of his own school.

    Pellage tackles Springstead wide receiver Jared Hargett during a game in September. Pellage also has been pursued by UF.
  6. Hernando parade honors MLK

    Human Interest

    Photos by BRENDAN FITTERER | Times

    Serge Myrbel plays the trombone as the Sligh Middle School Band make its way down Howell Avenue in Brooksville on Monday for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade. Bands, local officials and floats traveled the route.

    Serge Myrbel performs on trombone as he and the Sligh Middle School Band make their way down Howell Avenue in Brooksville Monday (1/19/15) morning for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade. Area bands, local officials and a variety of floats traveled the route from Hernando High School up past City Hall for crowds of parade watchers.
  7. Hernando deputies called after Spring Hill boy brings hollowed-out hand grenade to show-and-tell

    Public Safety

    A child brought a hollowed-out hand grenade to show-and-tell at a Spring Hill elementary school Thursday, authorities said.