YMCA of the Suncoast officially opens amid fanfare

<em>Newspaper publisher Gerry Mulligan and Joanna Castle, the YMCA executive director, center, cut the ribbon for the new YMCA of the Suncoast facility in Leanto. Community members, YMCA board members, elected officials and YMCA staff also attended the ceremony. (Courtesy Photo: May 20, 2016)</em> <p></p>

By Robby Douglas,

The YMCA of the Suncoast today celebrated its official ribbon-cutting at its new facility in Lecanto.

Suncoast Credit Union, meanwhile, also announced today a $250,000 grant, which makes possible the creation of a Teen Center to support Youth In Government, Youth Leadership Citrus and other programs for pupils.


Man accused of impregnating teen while out on bond

County begins access to Suncoast Parkway 2 interchanges

The Suncoast Parkway 2, which the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced will begin construction this summer, will have interchange access ramps at both Cardinal Street and State Road 44.


Citrus County Recycling Center Locations

Beverly Hills:

  • Beverly Hills Civic Association, 1 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills
  • Beverly Plaza Shopping Center, CR 491, north of Roosevelt Boulevard

Citrus Springs:

  • Powerline Access Road, Just off Citrus Springs Boulevard, approximately one-half mile west of U.S. 41 in Citrus Springs

Crystal River:


County emergency management exercise drills down to storm mode

Members of the Sheriff's Office Emergency Management Team and community leaders joined together for a drill that focused on hurricane preparedness and evacuation plans and action. (May 18 2016. PHOTO: Citrus County Sheriff's Office).

Citrus County is ready if a storm comes our way this hurricane season.

And to keep all skills sharp, the Citrus County Sheriff's Office's Emergency Management team joined with community leaders to engage in an exercise to make sure everyone is on the same page whenever a storm strikes the county.



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