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  • Teenage cyclist dies after U.S. 19 accident

    HOMOSASSA — A 15-year-old boy died after his bicycle collided with a car Tuesday morning on U.S. 19 near West Cypress Boulevard in the Sugarmill Woods area.

    According to a Florida Highway Patrol accident report, Clayton T. Storey of Homosassa was cycling south on U.S. 19 along the outside apron, north of West Cypress Boulevard.

    Paul Gary Hirst, 58, and passenger Susan C. Davids, 56, both of Wisconsin, were travelling south on U.S. 19 in the outside lane, the report stated.

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  • Plenty to do during Thanksgiving weekend

    Citrus Community Concert Choir to present shows

    The Citrus Community Concert Choir announces its annual holiday concert season. This year’s program, directed by Jacki Doxey Scott, and accompanied by Sally Smith-Adams, is “For Unto Us.”

  • Lecanto Homecoming Court and winners

    Wearing pink, the Lecanto High School 2014 homecoming court supports breast cancer awareness.





  • Report says FSU shooter was former student

    The gunman who shot three people at Florida State University's library early Thursday before being killed by police was a lawyer who graduated from the school, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

    The official said the shooter was Myron May, who graduated from Florida State before attending Texas Tech University's law school. The official requested anonymity because he was not authorized to release the name.

  • Rodeo, Grand Prix highlight weekend

    Staff report

    A fun-filled weekend of kart racing, craft shows and other activities are on tap this weekend. Here are a few activities for residents of all ages:

  • Supreme Court backs foundation in Citrus Memorial case


    The Florida Supreme Court today overturned a 2011 state law that gave the Citrus County Hospital Board oversight of the Citrus Memorial hospital, saying it interfered with a legal contract.

  • Corrected clues for Sunday, Nov. 9, crossword puzzle

    Due to an editor error, the wrong clues were provided to solve the Sunday, Nov. 9, crossword puzzle. The correct clues follow.

    The entire crossword puzzle with the proper clues, blank puzzle grid and answer grid will be printed in the Tuesday, Nov. 11, edition of the Chronicle.

    These are the clues:


    1   Say

    6   A little bit wet

    10 Coup —

    15 Chem. or biol.

    18 Hue

    19 Comment

    21 Pleasant smell

    22 Burial place

  • Kitchen wins county commission seat

    Former Crystal River Mayor Ron Kitchen Jr. was elected to the county commission by a wide margin over no-party affiliation opponent Joey White.

    Kitchen won office with 67.5 percent of the vote in the District 2 race.

    Also, county voters soundly defeated a sales tax referendum that would have provided money to resurface neighborhood streets.

  • Adams Investigative Report


    Scope of Investigation and Investigatory Process