“It’s all back like it was and goin’ again,” Frank Jackson said Tuesday after making the final adjustments to the clock atop the historic courthouse in downtown Inverness. “It should be in good shape for a while.”
Help is on the way for residents in coastal Citrus County who weathered the worst flooding in 23 years in Hurricane Hermine’s Sept. 2 storm surge.
President Barack Obama declared a federal disaster area Wednesday for Citrus and 13 other Florida counties, which will open the door for grants, low-interest loans and other relief for property owners that are still drying out.
A Sumter County garbage hauling company co-owned by Commissioner Scott Adams scored a major victory Thursday in its battle against Citrus County government over where it can dispose of garbage.
The 5th District Court of Appeal ruled against the county in its attempts to force Good Fella’s Roll-Off and Waste Disposal to dispose of garbage it collects from the Citrus County School District in the Citrus landfill.
Wednesday’s presidential declaration of a federal disaster area and Thursday’s declaration of a business federal disaster mean Citrus County residents and business owners may be eligible for low-interest loans, grants or other federal aid. To prepare for the assistance office opening, officials suggest owners of damaged property gather the following:
* Important papers, such as documentation of ownership.
* Receipts of any repairs they may have already had done.
Today is the deadline to apply for the Phil Royal Law Enforcement Academy Community Service Scholarship, which seeks to offer financial assistance to outstanding cadets while perpetuating the legacy of a man who exemplified community service.
A Dunnellon man accused Tuesday of having a stockpile of various illegal pills and other drugs in his home faces drug trafficking charges and 14 counts of possessing controlled substances.
Members of the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 9909 N. Cherry Lake Drive in Citrus Springs, where they detained 32-year-old homeowner Duane Dylan Starkey and visitor Robert Crosby, 24, according to arrest reports.