Due to water testing results in the past week, in an abundance of caution, Citrus County Parks and Recreation has announced Fort Island Gulf Beach will be closed until further notice. The Fort Island Gulf Beach Boat Ramp will remain open to the public. Signage has been posted at the beach.

Library Advisory Board meets Nov. 14

The Citrus County Library Advisory Board will meet 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Central Ridge Library, 425 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the county commission's decision to block the library system from obtaining a group digital subscription to the New York Times. Board members encourage the public to attend and offer their opinions. The board is expected to offer its recommendation to the county commission.

Winter Wonderland Craft Show

The Citrus County Craft Council will hold its 30th annual Winter Wonderland Craft Show 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the National Guard Armory, 8551 W. Venable St., Crystal River. Free admission and free parking. Dozens of artisans will be on hand with a wide variety of items including holiday gifts and decorations, furnishings, hairbows and hair accessories, jewelry, hand-sewn items, wood worked items, soaps, handbags, paper crafts, shell art, floral designs, yard art, edibles and many more items all handcrafted by the vendors. Each crafter will donate a piece from their work, and raffles will be held every half hour for the donated items, the proceeds of which will benefit Nature World Wildlife Rescue. For information, visit www.citruscountycraftcouncil.org.

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It really is a shame that Citrus County doesn’t have a nice beach on the gulf that it’s citizens can’t enjoy on a regular basis. It seems that this a reoccurring problem and I would ask the BOCC what’s the problem and why can’t it be corrected?


I'd also like to know tested for what and at what level. As well, why no mention on Facebook?


It would be nice to know why the beach is closed?

Old Florida Cracker

Uh-water quality....

Native Cracker

Hum??? More cover up, more confusion, more inadequacy? Welcome to Citrus County?


Tested for what ? and what was the results of the test?

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