Monday, November 19, 2018


Phyllis Day

Phyllis Day

Phyllis Day started working at the Times in February 2000. She works for the Hernando Times regional edition, writing entertainment stories for the Hernando Things to Do page, and puts together various listings for clubs, events, government meetings and other happenings in Hernando County.

Chinsegut Hill House Manor in Brooksville

Festival on Saturday offers food and music at Chinsegut Hill

BROOKSVILLE — Some call it a treasure, others a gem or a jewel. But all agree the 169-year-old Chinsegut Hill Manor and its grounds are rich in Hernando County history.For those who haven't visited the historic landmark, a plantation...
Updated: 2 months ago
Ryan Bradley, a senior at Springstead High School, was elected student representative for the Hernando County School Board. From left, Hernando County School Superintendent John Stratton, Bradley, and Tori Selby, program director and teacher at Springstead High School. Courtesy of Karen Jordan

Hernando student representative takes school board dais

During the 2011-12 school year, then Springstead senior Tori Selby was elected the first student representative to the Hernando County School Board. It was an invaluable experience for Selby, and she served as a voice for Hernando County...
Updated: 2 months ago

Pasco/Hernando events for Sept. 21

MusicSoul of America — Rendezvous at the Ranch: This inaugural event will be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake, on the...
Updated: 2 months ago
National recording artist Nandy Rosario will entertain at the Hispanic Heritage Festival of Hernando County, Sept. 29 at the Lake House in Spring Hill.
Courtesy of Vivian Rivera

Hernando festival to celebrate Hispanic heritage, music and cuisine

SPRING HILL — It started as a dance celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and featuring the Miss Hispanic Queen pageant. But the event quickly became popular, and organizers had a difficult time finding facilities large enough to accommodate...
Updated: 2 months ago

Pasco Briefs for Sept. 14

COUNTYWIDEPlans set to clean land and waterwaysPasco County and Keep Pasco Beautiful have joined efforts to help clean up local roads, public lands and waterways as part of the annual International...
Updated: 2 months ago

Pasco Events starting Sept. 14

Events14 FridayUsed Book Bazaar: Buy used books, audio and video media, magazines and related materials. Hosted by the Friends of Hugh Embry Library, with funds raised...
Updated: 2 months ago

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando County starting Sept. 14

This WeekMusicPeacefest: Youth Haven Ministries hosts this free concert from 5:30 p.m. to 3 a.m. Sept. 14 at ZenfiniTea Botanical Tea Bar and Lounge, 3501 Universal Plaza, Port Richey.
Updated: 2 months ago

Pasco Briefs for Sept. 7

COUNTYWIDEAARP offers driver safety class to seniorsThe AARP Driver Safety Program class will be offered at several Pasco County locations during September. The course is open to drivers ages 50 and...
Updated: 3 months ago

Pasco Events starting Sept. 7

7 FridayHearing Aid Battery Giveaway: Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida is giving away free hearing aid batteries in sizes 10, 13, 312, and 675, while supplies last. 10 a.m. to noon. Free. Sertoma...
Updated: 3 months ago
Times (2011)
Festival goers wander back and forth from the Blue Sky Stage at the Riverhawk Music Festival at the Sertoma Youth Ranch.

Music festivals gearing up at Sertoma Youth Ranch

BROOKSVILLE Nestled on 85 acres in a remote area of southeastern Hernando County, the Sertoma Youth Ranch offers a serene setting amid hills and forest. It also serves as an excellent location to have multi-day festivals filled with music,...
Updated: 3 months ago