Woman on motorcycle dies following collision in Citrus County: FHP
A woman riding a Suzuki motorcycle was killed after colliding with another driver in Citrus County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Motorcyclist overturns, dies in Citrus County crash
A motorcyclist is dead after losing control and overturning his bike on Saturday morning in Citrus County.
Citrus County K9 Riggs dies after emergency surgery
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office announced that one of its K9s died after undergoing emergency surgery. In a Sunday social media post, the CCSO said K9 Riggs, a 6-year-old dog that worked with the sheriff’s office for five years, died after veterinarians tried to save his life through surgery on his abdomen.
Storms clearing up for Sunday evening
After an on-and-off stormy weekend, the weather will be clearing up for the rest of the week.
Inverness, FL House Sells for $1.2M: Lakeside Luxury Retreat
Nestled near Inverness, Florida, a charming 1-story house recently found its new owners for a price of $1,175,000 on March 1st. Located at 303 Zenith Ln, Inverness, FL, 34453, this picturesque abode boasts 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, spread across a generous 3000 square feet. Situated on a sprawling lot size of 0.82 acres, the property offers ample space for outdoor activities and relaxation.
50-year-old man killed in Marion County crash after running a stop sign, troopers say
MARION COUNTY, Fla. - A Dunnellon man is dead after running a stop sign while driving in Marion County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Around 7:30 p.m., a truck was traveling west on SW 29th Street while approaching a stop sign at the intersection of US-41, a crash report stated. A second truck was traveling south on US-41, approaching the intersection of SW 29th Street, troopers said. The first vehicle ran through the stop sign and into the path of the second vehicle, causing the two trucks to collide, according to FHP.
Rain, few storms linger with more sun today
Showers and a few storms will linger through your Sunday morning with the heaviest being south of the Bay Area. Temperatures will start in the mid to upper 60s with lots of cloud cover. Rain will move south and east late morning with showers and storms developing during the afternoon. Those rain areas will move […]
New 7-Eleven coming to heavily traveled intersection near The Villages
A new 7-Eleven is coming to a heavily traveled intersection near The Villages. The new gas station, convenience store and car wash will be built at U.S. 301 and County Road 42 in Summerfield, not far from the Marion County section of The Villages. The developer of the project is...
This Marion County intersection is a death trap
Where U.S Route 40 intersects with U.S. Route 41, five miles north of Dunnellon, there is an accident almost every day. The traffic is ridiculous and impossible for residents to exit their neighborhood. The driveway of the catholic church, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, is a death trap for...
More legal trouble for suspected skip scanner at Walmart in The Villages
A suspect tracked down after a skip scanning incident at a Walmart in The Villages is in more legal trouble. Austin Allen Ford, 25, of Lady Lake, was arrested last month after a tip generated thanks to social media in connection with a Jan. 25 theft case at Walmart at Sarasota Plaza. Ford’s alleged accomplice was also arrested.
Properties of The Villages rep to lose driver’s license in wake of DUI arrest
A sales representative for Properties of The Villages will lose his driver’s license in the wake of an arrest on a charge of driving under the influence. Robert Bradley Bickel, 58, who lives in the Perry Villas near the Eisenhower Recreation Center, pleaded no contest this past week in Sumter County Court to the DUI charge. He will lose his driver’s license for six months, has been placed on probation for one year and has been ordered to perform 50 hours of community service.
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Offenses: 810.02 – BURGLARY-CONVEYANCE 812.014 – GRAND THEFT-AUTO. The Hernando Sun is a locally owned weekly newspaper. The founders of the newspaper are Rocco and Julie Maglio. They saw the need for a newspaper when the Hernando Today newspaper closed their doors in 2014. Rocco is from Hernando, he went to school from Moton Elementary through Hernando High. Growing up in Hernando enhances his ability to provide background to ongoing issues. The Hernando Sun Printed their first issue in March 2015. They published monthly for a year before increasing to a weekly printing. The newspaper is delivered through the US mail, so it arrives with your mail.
Wildwood woman jailed on fentanyl charge in wake of emergency trip to hospital
A Wildwood woman has been arrested on a fentanyl charge in the wake of an emergency trip to a local hospital. Wendy Dee Erwin, 54, was booked this past week at the Sumter County Detention Center following her arrest on a felony charge of drug possession. She was released Friday after posting $2,500 bond.
Inverness, FL Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of inverness..
Unraveling Dunnellon's Culinary Treasures: 3 Seafood Restaurants to Explore
This article presents an overview of three renowned seafood restaurants located in Dunnellon. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
Lecanto (Florida) names Antoin Scriven as new head football coach
When it came down to it, Lecanto High School wanted to make sure whomever was taking over for the departing Jacob Coulson knew the task at hand. Four county championships in a row is something the Panthers relish in and want to keep going. Their new hire is all too familiar with the job he ...
Hernando High Girls Lead State Wrestling Championships on Day 2
Day 2, Hernando Girls continue to be in the lead with 75.5 team points ahead of Flagler Palm Coast 64.0. Six girls advanced to the semifinals. Grace Leota won her match, advancing to the Championship Finals. 115: Quarterfinal – Emma Bauknight (Hernando) 38-7 won by fall over Mackenzie Thompson (Evangelical...
Man steals wallet at Dollar General and uses victim’s credit cards, Marion deputies say
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the community to identify a man who allegedly stole a wallet and used the victim’s credit cards to make purchases at two local stores. On February 10, 2024, the male suspect (pictured below) stole the victim’s wallet while...