Citrus County Regional News

Men rescue baby dolphin caught in crab trap in Citrus County

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 6:18pm
CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Two men rescued a baby dolphin from a crab trap in Ozello on Sunday. Witnesses said they saw the mother dolphin circling her trapped calf.

Bowen: Pasco's new tourism boss seeks to change county outlook

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 12:53pm
Adam Thomas, 38, is the recently hired director of Visit Pasco, the county's tourism office, which is seeking to upgrade its destination marketing efforts. He accepted the $82,000-a-year job after leading Citrus County's tourism efforts for the prior four years.

Hurricane food assistance program begins

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 7:08pm
Pinellas County is the first in the state to begin a food assistance program, and Citrus County is beginning its food aid on Saturday at CF in Lecanto.

Teen with autism attacked by classmate, parents say

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 12:39pm
An irate mother and father sat down only with FOX 13 after their teenage son was the victim of a brutal attack, they say, at the hands of his classmates. Holly Fischofer and her husband, Craig argue school officials at Lecanto Middle School in Citrus County never did enough to stop the violence in the first place.


Tragic WWII wreckage discovered in Philippine Sea by billionaire's crew

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:25pm
Wreckage from the USS Indianapolis, which sank 72 years ago after being torpedoed during World War II, was found in the Philippine Sea by the expedition crew of billionaire Paul Allen.


acist Slur Painted on Home of Fla. Family

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 8:01pm
CITRUS HILLS, Fla. (AP) — The home of an African-American family in Florida was vandalized with a spray-painted racist slur.