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E-Readers for Hernando County Public Library System


The Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties, Inc. is pleased to announce the provision of 24 e-readers to the Hernando County Public Library System. The 24 e-readers are Kindle Fire HDX and also came with cases. Each Kindle is loaded with 50 e-books containing children's favorite stories and were delivered to the Spring Hill Branch on June 16, 2014.

Brooksville will hold an emergency meeting to address citizen efforts to ban red light cams.


BROOKSVILLE, Florida - A grass-roots effort to ban red light cameras in is meeting resistance from elected officials.

Brooksville's city council held an emergency meeting on Tuesday night to address the citizen campaign that successfully petitioned to get a camera ban on this fall's ballot.

Firefighter's memorial defaced, again


A firefighters makeshift memorial defaced - a family in tears. Making a plea with the public so they can know more and prevent it from happening again. The makeshift memorial is on Elgin Boulevard - a residential street with only private communities nearby in Spring Hill. The family says they are horrified and that this isn't the first time this has happened. About 20 makeshift memorials have been put up over the past three years - now the family asks who and why.

$3M to go towards Nature Coast center in Hernando


Brooksville, Florida -- Hernando County has been awarded $3 million for a new Nature Coast education and tourism center. County officials announced Monday the governor approved the money which the county says will match dollar for dollar.

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Hernando Beach residents don't want Nature Center

Possible sinkhole shuts down Spring Hill road


Spring Hill, FL - Tiburon Ave. between Northcliffe Blvd. and Timbercrest Rd. is closed until further notice due to sinking.

Hernando County says they are not sure if it is a sinkhole, but it is in a residential neighborhood. Right now no homes are threatened and there are no evacuations in place.

They do not know the width and or the depth of the "sinking."

We will continue to update this story when more information becomes available.


UPDATE: Missing Spring Hill woman found


Spring Hill, Florida -- UPDATE: Hernando County detectives say Meredith Byron has been located and returned to her family. No further details were released on her disappearance of where she was found.

Previous Story: Hernando County detectives are asking for the community's help locating missing, endangered Spring Hill woman.

Deputies say 34-year-old Meredith R. Byron was last seen on May 24 by a family member at her home on El Prado Avenue. She does not have a vehicle.

UPDATE: Missing Brooksville woman found


Brooksville, Florida -- UPDATE: The Hernando County Sheriff's Office says Rachel Schultz who went missing on May 24 has been located and was returned to her family. No further details were released on where she was found or her disappearance.

Previous Story: Hernando County detectives are asking for help locating a missing 27-year-old woman from Brooksville.