Hurricane Hermine disaster recovery centers open

Disaster Recovery Centers have opened in Citrus, Dixie, Levy and Leon counties to help survivors affected by Hurricane Hermine’s severe storms and flooding that severely impacted the state between Aug. 31 and Sept. 11, 2016.

Citrus County
West Citrus Center
1540 N. Meadowcrest Blvd. Crystal River, FL 34429
Open Monday – Saturday

Deputies looking for Citrus Springs home invasion suspect

Citrus Springs home invasion suspect

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect in a Monday home invasion in Citrus Springs.

The CCSO was called out to the residence at about 9 p.m., and the femal victim told deputies that a male suspect forced his way into the home and robbed her.


Free pet adoption event in Inverness

Citrus County Animal Services is holding a Free Adoption Event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 17 at the Citrus County Auditorium in Inverness.

Currently, the county's anuma shelter has 62 dogs available for adoption, and they will all be at the auditorium for this special event.

The dogs will be spayed, neutered, have all vaccinations, including rabies and micro-chipped.  Customers must pay for a county license if they live in Citrus County.

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 11:00

Citrus County Utilities wins EPA award

Deb Burden, Citrus County BOCC Water Conservation manager and Department of Water Resources employees

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Citrus County Utilities with a 2016 WaterSense Partner of the Year Award as a leader in saving water for future generations.

Citrus County Utilities was honored at the WaterSmart Innovations Conference on October 6, 2016, for promoting water efficiency and WaterSense in 2015.

Goodbye Matthew: Local weather warnings canceled

Citrus County is no longer under a tropical storm warning. 

Hurricane Matthew continues to track north, away from Citrus County. 

While the county will still continue to get rain and some wind from Matthew's rain band, the impact to Citrus County will continue to get lower and lower as the day progresses.

With that, this is the last update for Hurricane Matthew.  The Citrus County Emergency Operations Center will be going back to a Level 3 Monitoring Status. 

All shelters have been closed, and citizens Information Lines are now closed.


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