• Welcoming tourists is everybody’s job

    Citrus County, Crystal River in particular, is currently experiencing one of the best problems a community can have — a mass influx of tourists. How wonderful it is that our community has received recent national and worldwide free press to attract visitors to come here and see the natural gems we all get to enjoy daily.

  • Seek balance for arts in education
  • National Doctors' Day is March 30

    Healer, detective, adviser, confidant, comforter: These are among the many roles doctors fulfill each day. Whether it’s in a hospital, clinic or long-term care facility, doctors work tirelessly to make sure patients get the care they need.

  • Home: A state of mind
  • Who's coming to Homosassa?

    Much has been written about the proposed hotel at the Halls River site. The Chronicle has published numerous opinion pieces from concerned citizens. These concerns fall into four categories.

    1) Environmental issues including pollution, wet land reclamation and river congestion in a manatee sensitive area; 

    2) Safety issues regarding traffic and evacuation; 

    3) Density concerns; and 

  • Why the change of mind for Halls River?
  • Strength in neighbors

    Re: “Return my lights,” Sound Off, March 22.

    Many in our area have recently lost lawn items.

    The police recommend every piece you place in your yard be marked with some indelible distinguishing mark so it might be identified if again located.

  • IRS too busy to help
  • Missing the boat?

    I write to express my deep disappointment with Rep. Jimmie T. Smith’s comments as reported in the Chronicle upon addressing students and faculty from Citrus County regarding the support of the arts in the schools of our state.

    According to the Chronicle, he said he didn’t graduate from high school and saw no need for the arts in any curriculum. Unfortunately, his comments fell flat on most of his constituents here in Citrus County.

  • House OKs terrible bill

    All of you who value the beautiful environment entrusted to us and believe it is our moral obligation to pass it on to future generations take note of recent legislative action taken by the U.S. House.

    “The House on March 17 voted, 236-181, to reshape the Environmental Protection Agency’s 52 -member Science Advisory Board, in part by reducing its academic membership while expanding corporate representation on the panel……”