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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Kenney ousted, Webb defeated in commission races

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 9:30pm
Primary Election Results 2014

The Citrus County Commission race on Tuesday saw Commissioner John "JJ" Kenney unseated by former Crystal River Mayor Ron Kitchen in the District 2 race.

Lightning strike sparks home fire

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 11:39pm
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A lightning strike on Friday is blamed for starting a fire at 96 W. Hollyfern Place in Beverly Hills.

There were no injuries. The occupants were out of town at the time of the blaze.

Citrus County Fire Rescue units arrived on scene at 3:45 p.m., and found smoke and small flames coming from the roof ridge bent of the single-family brick home.

HCA deal approved by hospital board

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 5:39pm
INVERNESS -- The Citrus County Hospital Board of Trustees (CCHB) today announced that the long-time hospital transaction is closer to coming to closure, to the benefit of the community and taxpayers.  

The CCHB on Friday voted to execute the master agreement and lease agreement to transfer operations of the Citrus Memorial Hospital to the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA).  

Body found floating in water in Floral City

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 11:51am
Floral City Drowning

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office received a call shortly before 8 a.m. on Friday about a body that was found floating in the water.  

Deputies responded to 9463 S Great Oaks Drive, Floral City to recover the unidentified male and begin their investigation.

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