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Patron support technician Elin Tate staffs the public library station in the Istachatta Community Center one afternoon a week. By mid September, the site, which serves about 600 patrons yearly, will close permanently. Beth N. Gray | Special to the Times

County sale of 'surplus' property will bring several changes to Istachatta

ISTACHATTA — Fallen twigs and grass clippings pepper the blacktop shuffleboard courts. Welcoming benches beneath the canopy oaks could use a good scrub. The sturdy, concrete-block community center, its windows dark, looks forlorn. The U.S. post office trailer appears ready for a wrecking ball. Hernando County commi …

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  1. Despite legal stances, efforts continue to end city-county annexation squabble

    Local Government

    BROOKSVILLE — In public meetings and legal briefs, the fight between the city of Brooksville and Hernando County over growth and allegations of racism seems headed to a formal ruling by a judge or some form of conflict resolution.

  2. County sale of 'surplus' property will bring several changes to Istachatta

    Local Government

    ISTACHATTA — Fallen twigs and grass clippings pepper the blacktop shuffleboard courts. Welcoming benches beneath the canopy oaks could use a good scrub. The sturdy, concrete-block community center, its windows dark, looks forlorn. The U.S. post office trailer appears ready for a wrecking ball.

    Patron support technician Elin Tate staffs the public library station in the Istachatta Community Center one afternoon a week. By mid September, the site, which serves about 600 patrons yearly, will close permanently.
  3. Many Hernando voters not waiting till Tuesday to cast primary ballots

    Local

    Hernando County voters have not been waiting for Tuesday's formal primary election day to make their voting choices known.

    Poll deputy James Willis, right, greets voters Monday at the Supervisor of Elections’ Forest Oaks location in Spring Hill. By midweek, more than 1,200 residents had visited one of the four early voting sites to make their selections.
  4. Musical revue at Show Palace will bring back memories of famous highway

    Stage

    HUDSON — Looking for some lighthearted, nostalgia-filled entertainment? Take Route 66, a musical revue playing Saturday to Oct. 2 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre.

    Route 66, a musical revue, features 34 songs from the 1950s and ’60s, which are tied together by a musical journey across the country on the titular highway.  
  5. Revamped school district app puts more information in users' hands

    K12

    BROOKSVILLE — Although it was rolled out in 2014, the Hernando County School District mobile phone application was recently updated in a major way.

  6. Authorities say U.S. 19 Internet cafe offered illegal gambling

    Crime

    SPRING HILL — An 80-year-old man was arrested last week and accused of running an Internet cafe with illegal slot-style computer games, according to the Hernando County Sheriff's Office.

    Brewer Gene Miller, 80, ran the Lucky Monkey on Commercial Way in Spring Hill.
  7. Hernando Briefs for Aug. 26

    Briefs

    COUNTYWIDE

    Dates set for driver safety program