Sheriff's Office finds missing teen

Joshua Napoleon, 17, now at home
The Citrus County Sheriff's Office on Monday night said that a teen reported as missing earlier in the day has been found and has reunited with his family.
Seventeen-year-old white male named Joshua Tyler Napoleon's disappearance followed an argument with family members, the CCSO reported.
He was last seen at a residence off Sandpiper Drive in Inverness, and left on foot about 11:45 a.m.
Deputies and many other units ook for Joshua throughout the day in an area near the Inverness Golf and Country Club.

The Centers 'adjusts leadership' in child welfare division

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OCALA, FL (October 30, 2017) – As part of its continued efforts on accountability and to quality of services for its clients, Interim CEO, Ralph Fera-McIlwain and Interim COO, Donald Baracsk


Citrus County lowers joblessness to 4.8 percent for September

Jobs artThe Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) reported on Friday that Citrus County's jobless number for September 2017 has been lowered from 5.9 percent in August to 4.8 percent for September.

CMH recognized as Regional Hospital of Year

Citrus Memorial HospitalCitrus Memorial Hospital was recently recognized by Mended Hearts as a Regional Hospital of the Year.

The Southern Region encompasses seven states and Puerto Rico, and serves 46 chapters of the heart disease support group.


Withlacoochee water level continues to rise

Flooding is expected at the Withlacoochee River near Dunnellon and Floral City (Sheriff's Office photo on September 23, 2017)

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office reported on Saturday that, due to rainfall and other factors caused by Hurricane Irma, the Withlacoochee River water level continues to rise. 


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