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Report details several violations involving former Moton leaders


Nature Coast kicker Santina Paonessa (49), runs back to the sideline after making a field goal at Nature Coast Technical High School in Brooksville on Thursday, August 18, 2016.OCTAVIO JONES | Times

Nature Coast K Santina Paonessa follows sister's footsteps to football

BROOKSVILLE — Kyle Pierce, a soccer player moonlighting as a football placekicker, helped Nature Coast to the region final last season. This year another soccer standout is making the transition for the Sharks, but it's not a member of the boys' soccer program. It is senior girls soccer player Santina Paonessa. "I  …


  1. Hernando Government Meetings for Aug. 26


    Government meetings

    Here is a listing of public meetings scheduled for this week:


  2. Hernando Blood Mobile for Aug. 26


    Bloodmobile locations

    LifeSouth Community Blood Center will have blood drives at the following off-site locations during the coming week.

  3. Hernando Vendors for Aug. 26


    Vendors and crafters needed

    • Artisans and crafters needed for an Arts and Craft event from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. Spaces are $20 (table provided). For information, email or call (352) 796-4552.

  4. Hernando Pet of the Week for Aug. 26


    Pet of the week | Marley

    Marley is a 5-month-old domestic shorthair mix. He is black, has crazy eyes and loves to play and snuggle. He has been neutered, microchipped and is current on his age-appropriate vaccinations. Inquiries about adopting Marley or other cats and dogs can be made at the Humane …

    Humane Society of the Nature Coast
  5. Hometown Hernando for Aug. 26

    Human Interest

    We want your news!

    Hometown Hernando is devoted to everyday life in our county, whether it's snapshots from your family reunion, recreational sporting event, news from your last club meeting or just a few lines thanking someone for a job well done. You can contact Hometown Hernando news coordinator Jean …

    Skating fundraiser helps Scouts: A recent Skate Night fundraiser, benefiting Cub Scout Pack 465 of Spring Hill, raised $126. The event was at Locomo Skate-Dance-Party in Spring Hill. The Scouts, leaders and their families thanked those who came out to skate, and Locomo for its support.
  6. Photo tech's gesture moves mother of soldier killed in Afghanistan


    When Kim Allison visited a Walgreens in Dunedin to pick up some prints she had ordered, there was a bit of confusion.

    A Walgreens photo technician figured out part of the story of Army Spc. Zachary Shannon from photos his mother brought in for processing. The technician, Matthew Bower, paid for the order himself.
  7. Report details several violations involving former Moton leaders


    BROOKSVILLE — A Hernando County School District investigative report reveals the depth of the allegations against former top administrators at Moton Elementary School.