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  • Crystal River cell tower experiencing signal trouble

    Sharon Anderson

    For the Chronicle

    AT&T wireless customers in the Crystal River area may be experiencing erratic cell phone service since late Tuesday afternoon. According to an AT&T website, the trouble began around 4 p.m. Tuesday and was continuing Wednesday morning.

  • Hermine brings flooding, power outages

     

    From the Citrus County Emergency Management:

      Right now Hurricane Hermine has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm.  We are still under a Tropical Storm warning.  The rain bands have subsided for Citrus County.  We will experience rain today and the typical summer time pattern of rain activity in the afternoon. The water is receding pretty rapidly but there are still areas where neighborhoods are not passable.  

  • Man found on top of Inverness courthouse in custody

    Citrus County Sheriff's deputies have apprehended a man who was on top of the Old Courthouse in downtown Inverness this morning.

  • Man found on top of Inverness courthouse in custody

    Citrus County Sheriff's deputies have apprehended a man who was on top of the Old Courthouse in downtown Inverness this morning.

  • Trump's moment

    CLEVELAND — Declaring America in crisis, Donald Trump pledged to cheering Republicans and still-skeptical voters Thursday night that as president he will restore the safety they fear they’re losing, strictly curb immigration and save the nation from Hillary Clinton’s record of “death, destruction, terrorism and weakness.”

  • Phil Royal collapses, dies during Key run

    Phil Royal, who many considered the leading candidate for Citrus County sheriff, collapsed and died this morning while kicking off the Key Center Run for the Money in Talllahassee. Royal was 47.

    Here is a statement from Royal's campaign Facebook page:

  • Dozens killed in truck crash in France

    NICE, France — A truck loaded with weapons and hand grenades drove onto a sidewalk for more than a mile, plowing through Bastille Day revelers who’d gathered to watch fireworks in the French resort city of Nice late Thursday in what some officials and eyewitnesses called a deliberate attack. Authorities said at least 75 people were killed.

  • Sanders endorses Clinton

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — With hugs and handshakes, Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton for president on Tuesday and emphatically told his supporters their “political revolution” must now turn to electing his Democratic former rival.

  • Sparkle in the Park
  • Boy in LHS shooting to be charged

    The state attorney's office is filing charges against a former Lecanto High School freshman whose November suicide attempt in an occupied classroom locked down the campus.

    The boy, who the Chronicle is not naming because of his age, is being charged with discharging a weapon school grounds and possession of a weapon on school grounds. He was summoned to appear for a court hearing on July 28.

    He is being charged as a juvenile.