Thursday, June 21, 2018

Hernando

Hernando Letters to the Editor for June 15

Opinion: Commissioners arrogant and incompetentMy wife and I live in Hernando County. As such, we are represented by a Board of County Commissioners where all the members manifest two common traits. Those traits are arrogance and incompetence.The arr...
Published: 06/11/18
Updated: 06/12/18

Column: Hernando County commissioners face big decision on mining

Hernando County Commissioners will mark their legacy forever when they vote at the final adoption hearing scheduled for Tuesday, June 12 on the proposed CEMEX mine.Allowing 20 years of mining in a residentially-zoned area is unfair to nearby resident...
Updated one month ago

Hernando Letters to the Editor for June 1

Customer not happy with Republicís new contractItís time for trash talk, and Iím talking about the contract extension for Republic (Services) and a new tax to pay for poor (garbage pickup) service. Iíll break it down in simple terms. If we were playi...
Updated one month ago

Hernando Letters to the Editor for May 25

Re: Central High School bomb threat suspect to be tried as adult | May 4Angry mob rhetoric not helpfulWe have observed the public discourse surrounding the case of Mizella Robinson with increasing unease. A sampling of the more common sentiment...
Updated one month ago

Hernando Letters to the Editor for May 11

Go to impact fees before raising taxesAs the county is raising taxes and flat taxes in the 30-plus percent range, proposing imposing solid waste special assessments that almost triple current levels and proposing to raise the county sales tax, there ...
Updated one month ago

Hernando Letters to the Editor for April 20

Bar Association celebrates Law WeekPresident Dwight D. Eisenhower proclaimed May 1, 1958, as the first Law Day to mark the nationís commitment to the rule of law. Every year on this day, we reflect on the significance of the rule of law and rededicat...
Updated: 2 months ago

Guest opinion: Resident offers alternate plan for Hernando Beach park

What does it take to kill this tax-wasting, fatally flawed idea? Despite widespread public opposition since 2014, itís been like Dracula and keeps rising from the dead.Hernando County has proposed once again to build a 546-parking-space event venue ...
Updated: 3 months ago
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James lives in Brooksville and is retired from the Hernando County Sheriffís Office. Jill is a bartender from New York, who lives in Hernando Beach now.Joanna owns a hair salon in Trinity. Ali is a realtor and lives in Wesley Chapel.What do the four ...
Updated: 3 months ago

Letter: New Cemex mine a bad deal for Brooksville and Hernando County

New Cemex mine a bad deal for Brooksville and Hernando CountyCemex seeks a land-use amendment for open pit lime rock mining on 758 acres on Cortez Boulevard in Hernando County. Itís a bad deal for Brooksville and the county. Replacing the current res...
Updated: 4 months ago

Hernando Letter to the Editor for Feb. 23

Re: Hernando business leaders push to loosen development rules | Feb. 9; Re: Deny Brooksville mine expansion, planning commissioners say | Feb. 16Wish to register my opposition to both the draft of the new Hernando County Comprehensive Plan that elim...
Updated: 4 months ago