County offers lifeguard classes

Citrus County Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce they will be holding a American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Class, for participants 15 years and older. 

County holiday closings announced

* Citrus County Government offices will be closed Friday, December 23 through Monday, December 26 in observance of Christmas and Monday, January 2 in observance of the New Year’s holiday.
* Citrus County Transit will be closed on Friday December 23 through Monday December 26, and Monday January 2.
The Citrus County Landfill will be open Friday, December 23 and Saturda

Deputies looking for gun store burglars

<em>Surveillance photos of the burglary and robbery of Florida Gun Supply on Pine Street in downtown Inverness. (December 6, 2016) CLICK IMAGE FOR LARGER PHOTO
Citrus County deputies are looking for one or more suspects in the robbery on Tuesday of the Florida Gun Supply on Pine Street in downtown Inverness.
dDeputies responded to the store at approximately 6:46 a.m. after an unnamed individual reported a suspicious incident at the store.
Deputies determined that there had beenUpon responding to the call, deputies arrived, they discovered there had been a burglary.

Withlacoochee Trail parking lot opened in Floral City

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners on Wednesday celebrated the official opening of the Withlacoochee State Trail Floral City Parking Lot.
BOCC Chairman Scott Carnahan, Commissioner Ron Kitchen, Commissioner Jeff Kinnard and past Commissioner Rebecca Bays hosted the ribbon cutting event attended by representatives from; Hernando C

PSC approves electric utility storm hardening plans

Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) today approved storm hardening plans, which are updated every three years, for Florida’s electric investor-owned utilities (IOUs) to help strengthen the electric grid and prevent widespread storm outages throughout the state. 
“Storm hardening activities reinforce the critical utility infrastructure before storms even occur, which reduces restoration costs and custome

CDBG program funds for housing available

The county is now soliciting applications from very low to low-to-moderate income households for the rehabilitation/replacement of homes within the county limits.
Citrus County is providing housing assistance to owner-occupied households through the CDBG program in order to complete a HUD national objective through the revitalization of conditions in underserved, and Very Low to Low-to-Moderate inc


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