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Fire Prevention Week!

Fire Prevention Week!

 

Citrus County, FL-- Fire Prevention Week in Citrus County is just around the corner- October 7 through October 13, 2012!

The emphasis this year is "have two ways out!"  

The designation of "Fire Prevention Week" will serve to educate the citizens of Citrus County about fire prevention, and what to do when confronted with a fire emergency.  

Citizens are encouraged to conduct fire drills in their homes or places of business.

Citrus County 2012/2013 Budget

Citrus County 2012/2013 Budget

Citrus County, Florida--The Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to adopt the final millage rate and final budget for the FY 2012-13.   

The total County-wide millage rate is 5.9783; Fire Protection Taxing District is 0.8014; and the Special Library District is 0.3236.  The aggregate rolled-back rate is 7.0677 mills and the adopted aggregate millage rate is 7.0641 mills, therefore the percentage millage decrease is (0.05%).   

Crystal River Gun Show

Crystal River Gun Show

Crystal River, Florida-- The Crystal River Gun Show is taking place Saturday, September 29 through Sunday, September 30.  

It's being held at the Crystal River National Guard Armory and is hosted by the Big Dogg's Gunshows of Florida.  

There will be a handgun raffle and concealed weapons classes.  

The event is open on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Admission is $5 for adults, but police and firemen are free if in uniform.

Volunteers wanted for Guardian ad Litem Program

Volunteers wanted for Guardian ad Litem Program

Inverness, Florida -- The Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program currently seeks volunteers to serve as advocates for children who have been removed from their homes as a result of alleged neglect, abandonment, or abuse in Citrus, Hernando, Lake Marion, and Sumter Counties


According to a recent release, court appointed GAL volunteers must meet certain requirements and go through a training and certification process before being able to advocate for a child.

Elvis is in the Building

Elvis is in the Building

Beverly Hills, Florida -- Citrus County Parks & Recreation announces Billy Lindsey as "ELVIS" at the Central Ridge Community Center at Beverly Hills on Friday, October 19.  

The show starts at 6 p.m.  Tickets are now on sale for $7.  

The Central Ridge Community Center is located at 77 Civic Circle Beverly Hills, FL 34465.

For more information you can call 352-746-4882.

Local Exhibit: 'Soul of Florida', Portraits of Faces Amongst Us

Local Exhibit: 'Soul of Florida', Portraits of Faces Amongst Us

Inverness, Florida-- The Board of County Commissioners invites you to attend a new exhibition opening at the Old Courthouse Museum. 

"'Soul of Florida', Portraits of Faces Amongst Us", created by local Artist Rebecca Pujols-Jones, will be presented in the John Marray Davis Gallery of the museum from October 4 to November 26.

"Watch the weather, wait to Water"

"Watch the weather, wait to Water"

Inverness, Florida-- The City of Inverness reminds its residents of the Southwest Florida Water Management District's request, “watch the weather, wait to water.”

Take advantage of the summer's showers before you let the sprinklers take care of your watering!

They have also provided tips on knowing when to water:

Water only when your yard needs it: