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Cory Stage, who turns 8 on Saturday, was canoeing in her flooded front yard with her mother, Lisa Roundtree, and her father, Kevin Stage. [JOSH SOLOMON | Times]

Withlacoochee River flooding a nuisance for residents in southeast Hernando

RIDGE MANOR — Who says floods have to be a pain? Not Cory Stage, a rambunctious third-grade girl who turns 8 today. Earlier this week, Cory was canoeing with her parents and dogs in her front yard. "It's a whole new use for the yard," said Cory's mother, Lisa Roundtree, 37. Cory's been catching fish and tadpoles, a …

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  1. Withlacoochee River flooding a nuisance for residents in southeast Hernando

    Public Safety

    RIDGE MANOR — Who says floods have to be a pain?

    Cory Stage, who turns 8 on Saturday, was canoeing in her flooded front yard with her mother, Lisa Roundtree, and her father, Kevin Stage. [JOSH SOLOMON | Times]
  2. Young volunteers learn that what goes down the drain comes out the tap

    Human Interest

    BROOKSVILLE

    The youngsters didn't come because their parents told them to. They said they showed up on a steamy Thursday morning because they cared about their south Brooksville neighborhood.

    Trey Haygood, 7, applies spray paint to a stencil outside a stormwater drain Aug. 20 in Brooksville with, from left, Jhayla Blake, 14, Jody Molter, Douglas Jones, 9, and Jhayda Blake, 14. The young volunteers learned about pollution from drains.
  3. By popular demand, Fudge Factory USA relocates to Spring Hill

    Business

    SPRING HILL — Whatever your hankering for sweets, Fudge Factory USA probably offers the indulgence to fulfill it. And, if you'd rather stir up your own, the shop has the goods to do that, too.

    Connie Madden, co-owner of Fudge Factory USA, wraps up selections of homemade and hand-dipped chocolates in the kitchen at the shop’s new 2,800-square-feet location in Spring Hill. 
  4. Hernando schools official investigated

    K12

    BROOKSVILLE

    Hernando schools investigating official

  5. Sheriff's spending plan likely to be focal point during county's first 2015-16 budget hearing

    Local Government

    BROOKSVILLE — All eyes will likely be on Sheriff Al Nienhuis on Sept. 3, when the Hernando County Commission holds the first of two public hearings on the county's 2015-16 budget.

  6. Commissioners debate purchase of SunTrust Bank building in Brooksville

    Local Government

    BROOKSVILLE — The Hernando County Commission is not finished as it continues to look at the possibility of acquiring more office space.

    The County Commission is debating buying the downtown Brooksville SunTrust bank building for more office space.
  7. Time for county to take over management of Chinsegut

    Tourism

    The group Christie Anderberg helped found is called Friends of Chinsegut Hill, and that's what Anderberg has been for many years — a good, devoted friend to Chinsegut.

    But now, it needs more than that.

    It needs professional help.