At least one familiar face has jumped into the race to become Citrus County’s next county administrator.

Tobey Phillips, currently the deputy county administrator in Hernando County, was one of 20 people who submitted an application to Georgia-based Slavin Management Consultants, the headhunter firm vetting the position for the county.

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Michael D. Bates is a staff writer with the Citrus County Chronicle and can be reached at mbates@