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Citrus County's just-amended ordinance on public speaking during governmental meetings is still not going down well with some residents.

The latest complaints against the ordinance, which was modeled after Senate Bill 50 the county says, were lodged just before the county commission chose its new chairman, John "JJ" Kenney. (November 19, 2013)

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day observed Dec. 7


Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day will be observed on Dec. 7 in Citrus County.

More than 2,000 Americans were killed, and more than 1,000 more were wounded during the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, an incident that marked the entry of the United States into World War II.

Top Video: Ancient Finds


The recent cleanup by the Southwest Florida Water Management District not only cleaned the Chassahowitzka Springs, it uncovered history, some of it ancient.

Found while cleaning the springs was a cornucopia of articles - from old booze and cola bottles, to china used by the Spanish, to anchors from the 1700's and 1800's, to bone implements and at lease one artifact from 10,000 years ago.

Phillip Rhinesmith, Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) explains. (November 19, 2013)

Chassahowtizka Springs cleanup yield artifacts, treasures for museum in Historic Inverness Courthouse


The recent cleanup by the Southwest Florida Water Management District not only cleaned the Chassahowitzka Springs, it uncovered articles from old booze and cola bottles to china used by the Spanish to anchors from the 1700's and 1800's to bone implements and objects from 10,000 years ago.

That was the report given by the SWFWMD Senior Environmental Scientist Philip Rhinesmith, who on Tuesday present results from the 62-day cleanup to the Citrus County Commssion, also known as the Chassahowitzka Springs Sediment Removal Project, which was recently completed.

Fire breaks out under Homosassa home, no injuries


No injuries were reported from a Friday morning fire that damaged the mobile home's undercarriage in Homosassa.

Citrus County Fire Rescue crews were dispatched at 10:12 a.m. to the home at 1045 S Palm Ave.

Arriving at 10:17 a.m., Citrus Sheriff Fire Rescue units found a single-wide mobile home with flames coming from underneath the home.

A search was made, and an entry team found that the home's residents were not at home, and aso that there were no flames inside.

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