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Monday, September 22, 2014

Long-range transportation plan moves forward

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 4:07pm
Hernando-Citrus MPO
The Citrus County Commission today agreed to move forward with its part of the Hernando-Citrus County MPO master long-range transportation plan.

Presenting to the commission Bob Wallace, Tindale-Oliver & Associates, who was hired by the MPO (Metropolitan Planning Organization). Citrus County has two seats on the MPO.

Donation aids Sheriff's Office's K9 officers

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 7:58pm
Donation helps K9 officers

Citrus County Sheriff Jeff Dawsy, along with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office K9s and their handlers, would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Bob Wickes for his generous donation of $2,000 to the CCSO K9 Unit.

The money will be used to purchase ballistic vests for the K9 dogs in order to better protect them while they serve and protect Citrus County.

Driver dies, passenger injured in crash

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 11:53pm
Car crash

A Citrus County driver was killed early Sunday morning in a car crash on North Citrus Avenue in Crystal River.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the man, 23, was traveling at a high rate of speed.

As the car approached West Sleepy Oak Court, the FHP said, it went off the roadway and overturned several times, coming to a rest at the entrance of Crystal River United Methodist Church. Troopers said the driver died at the scene.

Small plane crashes into field, no injuries

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 10:28pm
Small plane crashes in Homosassa field

A small plane that left from Lakeland on Sunday crashed in Homosassa around noon.

The Sheriff’s Office said that the plane crashed into a field off Country Club Drive.

Neither the pilot nor co-pilot was injured, it was reported. Both men are reported to be from Indiana, where the plane was headed.

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