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For 2015, county's growth is job No. 1

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Birders, from left, Vince Morris, Caitlin Gille, Mike Liberton and Becky LaRoche discuss birding strategy at the shore of Bystre Lake, east of Brooksville, on Saturday for the Audubon Society’s annual Christmas Bird Count.NOAH DEWITT | Special to the Times

Annual count of birds and bird species in Brooksville area is mostly a success

BROOKSVILLE — Sometimes the reasons for a shortage of a particular species of bird on a particular day are obscure and might include shifts in weather patterns or changing agricultural practices in distant countries. And sometimes the causes are as obvious as the hunter's shotgun blast that rang out over Bystre Lak …

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  1. Annual count of birds and bird species in Brooksville area is mostly a success

    Wildlife

    BROOKSVILLE — Sometimes the reasons for a shortage of a particular species of bird on a particular day are obscure and might include shifts in weather patterns or changing agricultural practices in distant countries.

    Birders, from left, Vince Morris, Caitlin Gille, Mike Liberton and Becky LaRoche discuss birding strategy at the shore of Bystre Lake, east of Brooksville, on Saturday for the Audubon Society’s annual Christmas Bird Count.
  2. Heading into 2015, Hernando administrator has a lot of prospects, projects on his plate

    Local Government

    BROOKSVILLE — For Len Sossamon, the pace each day is a sprint.

    Len Sossamon is Hernando’s county administrator and director of economic development.
  3. Asphalt millings are settling the dust on Hernando's lime rock roads

    Local Government

    BROOKSVILLE

    For two decades, Rackley Road resident David Nelson endured the issues that come with living on a lime rock road. Send the dog out to do his business; he returns covered with dust. Try to dry the clean clothes on a clothesline; be prepared to wash them again.

    Robert Batten guides recycled asphalt millings onto the lime rock surface of Perimeter Drive for grading and compacting in October.
  4. Hernando library now offers free digital movies

    Local Government

    SPRING HILL — Free movies by the thousands.

  5. Hernando religion events for Dec. 26

    Religion

    Religion calendar

    Brooksville

    Brooksville Wesleyan Church's worship arts department, 22319 Cortez Blvd., is selling tickets for a concert with Christian singer-songwriter Fernando Ortega at 6 p.m. Jan. 3. General admission is $10. Group tickets are five for $45 or 10 for $85 and are …

  6. Hernando's Briefs for Dec. 26

    Briefs

    BROOKSVILLE

    Best Christmas decorations named in Brooksville

  7. Positive family interactions abound; just get out and take a look

    Columns

    This special time of year is best spent appreciating all the wonderful sensations the holidays bring. One of the things that I have enjoyed the most in the last few years has been observing the American family. Despite what some may think, it is truly magnificent.

    Cowling