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Free mulch available

Special to Citrus Daily

The Citrus County Division of Solid Waste Management wants to remind everyone that the county has an abundance of Coarse Mulch available for residents, free of charge.

You can obtain it anytime the Central Landfill is open for business, in amounts from the size of a tote, to a tractor-trailer load.

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Top Video: It's reigning cats & dogs at BOCC

Robby Douglas,
Editor

The consensus among Citrus County Commissioners on Tuesday was that the county's current animal shelter is a proper place for its inhabitants.

But reigning in costs, be it for the current shelter, or for a new one, is the rub.

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Top Video: County looks to ban E-Cigs

Robby Douglas,
Editor

Having banned fracking in Citrus County, the Citrus County commission is now getting the vapors over electronic cigarettes, or E-Cigs.

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County excceds state recycling goals

Cynthia Oswald,
BOCC Public Information Officer

For the year 2015, Citrus County exceeded the 50% Florida State interim goal by achieving a recycling rate of 52 percent.

Summer water use doubles

By Debra Burden
Citrus County Water Conservation Manager

Summer’s rising temperatures often coincide with rising outdoor water use, primarily due to an increase in lawn and landscape watering.

In most communities, the amount of water homeowners use to keep their lawns green or gardens lush spikes in the summer—two to four times as much water than they use the rest of the year!

Top Video: Part-Time Insurance

Commissioners Scott Adams, Scott Carnahan, Ron Kitchen and Dennis Damato.

The Citrus County Commission voted 3-2 to allow part-time county employees to continue receiving insurance benefits until they leave county service.

But part-timers who will follow them won't receive that insurance.

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