Sunshine Laws a Necessary Pain

Sunshine laws provide insight into the deliberations of elected officials. At one point public meeting were meaningless, because the decisions were already hammered out...

Commission to Consider Bid by Hartland Homes

An agenda item that was not heard during the previous (October 22, 2019) Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting and generated provocative reports in...

Toll road routes could emerge in early 2020

TALLAHASSEE --- Potential environmental impacts from a series of controversial toll-road projects could start to be known shortly after the start of the new...

HERNANDO CRIME UPDATE – NOVEMBER 10 – District Two Detectives Bust Grand Theft Auto...

In early October, District Two Property Crimes Detectives identified a Grand Theft Auto group operating in Hernando County. The detectives worked day and night...

15 Year-Old Skateboarder Killed in Hit and Run in Manatee County

A 15-year-old skateboarder was killed in a hit and run accident that occurred on 10/23/2019 at 2:45 AM on Upper Manatee River Road /...

BOCC approves update to tree permit exemption standards

On October 22, 2019, the Hernando County Board of County Commissioners adopted an ordinance amendment to Chapter 10, Article II and Chapter 23, Article...

Bayport Pier Work to Begin October 28, 2019

Purchasing and Contracts Manager James Wunderle explained that the differences in estimated completion time and cost are a result of the shipwreck that was...

Hernando Crime Update

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Planning and Zoning Moves Oak Hill Villas Forward

The Planning and Zoning Commission voted unanimously at the October 14, 2019 meeting to approve the Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPAM1902) to amend the Future...