Monday, December 11, 2017

Hernando News

Hernando sheriff: 27 dogs seized in chains, with no water or shelter

BROOKSVILLE — Twenty-seven dogs were seized Thursday after the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office said they were found tethered to heavy chains, without water or shelter.Deputies said they received several complaints about the dogs and ended up issuing...
Published: 12/08/17
Delgado gets 25 years in prison for role in 2015 Moon Lake triple murder

Delgado gets 25 years in prison for role in 2015 Moon Lake triple murder

NEW PORT RICHEY — Dora Delgado will spend the next 25 years in prison for shooting one person, who survived, and aiding in the shooting deaths of three other people in Moon Lake in February 2015.Delgado, 41, pleaded guilty Thursday morning to one cou...
Published: 12/08/17
Vendor can’t pay postage; 20,000 Hernando motorists stranded on December tag renewals

Vendor can’t pay postage; 20,000 Hernando motorists stranded on December tag renewals

BROOKSVILLE — In the last couple of days, Hernando County Tax Collector Sally Daniel learned that none of the 20,000 vehicle registration renewal forms set to be sent out to residents during December have been mailed.The problem, she said, is that th...
Published: 12/07/17
Updated: 12/08/17

Holiday events in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Dec. 8

PascoSymphony in Lights: The Shops at Wiregrass continues its annual holiday light show from 6 to 9 p.m. daily through Dec. 31 in the center court at 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel. The show features a 55-foot tree with more than 250,000 LED lights...
Published: 12/06/17
Updated: 12/08/17
Hernando Sheriff: Automotive teacher arrested on misdemeanor battery charge

Hernando Sheriff: Automotive teacher arrested on misdemeanor battery charge

SPRING HILL — A Hernando County teacher was arrested last week on a charge of misdemeanor battery after deputies said he was accused of inappropriately touching an adult education student.According to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office, Kevin Thoma...
Published: 12/06/17

Hernando prepares for final public input on comprehensive plan

BROOKSVILLE — County commissioners on Tuesday will gather what was to be the last round of public comment on what the future of Hernando County will look like between now and 2040, before sending the county’s comprehensive plan to the state for revie...
Published: 12/06/17

Threatened with potential lawsuit, Hernando commission still rejects site’s Brownfield designation

BROOKSVILLE — Even in the face of an open threat of a lawsuit, the County Commission this week unanimously rejected an application to designate the nearly-completed Hammock Ridge I apartment complex in Spring Hill as a Brownfield site.A Brownfield is...
Published: 12/06/17
Crognale named 2018 Hernando Principal of the Year

Crognale named 2018 Hernando Principal of the Year

BROOKSVILLE — For just a year and a half, Steve Crognale has been the principal at the Endeavor and Discovery Academies. But now, he’s been named the Hernando School District Principal of the Year for 2018. Endeavor serves students, most of them hig...
Published: 12/06/17

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties for Dec. 8

FestivalsTaco and Beer Festival: The family-friendly event will be from 1 to 7 p.m. Dec. 9 at Hernando Park, 205 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. It will include food trucks, vendors and live entertainment. Beer and wine will be available for purchase....
Published: 12/06/17
Brooksville’s Transformed Treasures gathers seven businesses under one roof

Brooksville’s Transformed Treasures gathers seven businesses under one roof

BROOKSVILLE — At the recently launched Transformed Treasures, shoppers and shopkeepers are profiting from a business model that’s gathered seven small businesses under one roof.The undertaking also is making the quaint neighborhood where Broad and J...
Published: 12/06/17