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Today's Features

  • By Janet Bostrom, Special to the Chronicle

    Cruising can be one of the easiest and most enjoyable forms of vacation travel for those who use a wheelchair, if careful planning is done. Nowadays, cruise ships offer handicap accessible cabins, special access in public areas, and a variety of services for patrons with limited mobility.

  • By Janet Bostrum

  • By Jim Davis

    As the month begins to stretch into the long sun of summer, let’s take a moment to honor some student interns and scholarship recipients. 

    The Citrus Cultural Alliance (CCA) is a consortium of artists, writers, photographers, gallery owners, business people, venues and musicians. One of the organization’s roles to enhance the presence of the arts in our fair county. CCA supports, through stipends, interns at local galleries and arts organizations. 

  • Special to the Chronicle

    The Inverness Black History Club will present Bruce Bellamy in “Church Folks 3” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, and 4 p.m. Sunday, June 25, at the Valerie Theatre in downtown Inverness.

  • Susan Strawbridge

    Special to the Chronicle

    Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park will focus on Florida’s Black bears during the month of June. There will be displays and hands-on activities in the Visitor Center and in the Discovery Center throughout the month, and a special program is planned Thursday, June 15.

  • From the refreshing sweet peach iced tea served in mason jars, to the sumptious soul food buffet, diners are hard pressed to go away hungry after visiting one of Dunnellon’s newest cafes, the Southern Palate.

    The little restaurant is right on the town’s main street (U.S. 41), directly across from the city police department, and amply fills a need for authentic deep South cooking.

  • I’ve heard it said that not everybody likes (loves) chocolate. Now, that’s really hard to imagine. My personal fondness for rich, dark chocolate was reaffirmed last week during a trip to Ocala for dinner at The Melting Pot, a fondue experience that left everyone still craving the treat.

  • By Gloria Yoder

  • Sharon Anderson

    For the Chronicle

    Building a better world by  self-improvement and helping others is the focus of the Citrus County Library System’s free summer

    programming for children and adults. 

    “The kids’ program has been around forever,” Citrus Library Community Facilitator Ben Kampschroer said, “and we are always trying to improve it.”

  • School’s out in two days — so celebrate with a safe and fun night with friends. 

    The city of Inverness and Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) will host the fifth annual School’s Out — Rock the Park Dance Party on Friday, May 26, in downtown Inverness at Liberty Park.