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October Canning Classes

The October Canning Class schedule is in! Sign up as classes fill quickly for some of these. What you get when you pay for a class: 1) Knowledge! You get to learn how to make a new recipe from scratch. You get to learn how to can that recipe. You… Read More Read More

Citrus County Animal Services in Need of Donations, Fosters

Citrus County Animal Services (CCAS) is currently experiencing shortages in their pet food pantry. Citrus County Animal Services in Need of Donations, Fosters This pantry is a fantastic community resource that can, in some cases, help owners keep their pets rather than surrendering them to the shelter. In all… Read More Read More

Museum Presents Kids’ Corner & Crafternoons in October

Museum Hosts “Fun with Fruit” and “Painting Pumpkins” Museum Presents Kids’ Corner & Crafternoons in October The Old Courthouse Heritage Museum presents free events for children on the first and third Saturdays of each month. On Saturday, October 1, 2022, guests from Citrus County Extension Services will co-host the program,… Read More Read More

Zephyrhills declares State of Emergency

The City of Zephyrhills has issued a local state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Ian. The City’s government offices (including Zephyrhills City Hall and Zephyrhills Public Library) will be closed on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022 and Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022; offices are expected to reopen on Friday, Sept. 30,… Read More Read More

What to Know About Hurricane Ian Before, During, and After the Storm

Hernando, Citrus and Pasco County Government Offices of Emergency Management continues to monitor and inform our community about Hurricane Ian. We will continue to keep you updated before, during and after the storm. Mandatory Evacuations have been issued for all areas west of US 19, which includes evacuation zones A,… Read More Read More

Hurricane Ian Update

Hurricane Ian is currently a Category 4 with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph, and is 120 miles south of Sarasota, Florida, moving North at 10 mph. Heavy and nearly stationary rain band setting up along the Interstate 4 corridor. The eyewall is 53 miles across, and the storm is… Read More Read More