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January 16th, 2018

Illness shutters county animal shelter

Animal Shelter temporarily closed by illnessCitrus County Animal Services has temporarily closed the shelter, until further notice, due to an unknown severe upper respiratory illness.

The shelter medical staff and administration have been working directly with veterinarians from the University of Florida Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program, who are experts in the field of treatment and management of illnesses in shelters.

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January 11th

Pleasant Grove Elementary School teacher facing marijuana charges

Kimberly Hellenburg

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday morning arrested a Physical Education teacher at Pleasant Grove Elementary School and charged her with selling and possessing marijuana.

Kimberly Hellenburg, 55, was arrested on active Citrus County arrest warrants, the CCSO said

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January 9th

County wants WRWSA agreement modified or scrapped

Withlacoochee Regional Water Supply Authority Logo

The consensus of Citrus County Commissioners at their regular meeting on Jan. 9 was that they want a better agreement with the Withlacoochee Regional Water Supply Authority (WRWSA), even if that meant the authority must be dissolved.

Led by County Commissioner Jeff Kinnard, commissioners questioned if there was even a need to sell Citrus County water to the jurisdictions under the auspices of other members of the WRWSA.

PACE comes to Citrus County

Florida Pace Funding Agency

A program born in the Florida Legislature has finally reached into Citrus County.

The program is known as PACE, an acronym for Property Assessed Clean Energy, is a way that helps homeowners and businesses get financing for things such as new roofs, solar power and wind-mitigation products such as storm windows.

County wants WRWSA agreement modified or scrapped

Withlacooche Regional Water Supply AuthorityThe consensus of Citrus County Commissioners at their regular meeting today was that they want a better agreement with the Withlacoochee Regional Water Supply Authority (WRWSA), even if that meant the authority must be dissolved.

Led by County Commissioner Jeff Kinnard, commissioners questioned if there was even a need to sell Citrus County water to the jurisdictions under the auspices of other members of the WRWSA.

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