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County poised to make new bid for sales tax to pay for projects

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The Chinsegut Hill manor house northeast of Brooksville is on track to realize its potential as Hernando County’s defining historical landmark.BRENDAN FITTERER | Times (2015)

DeWitt: Chinsegut shows signs of fulfilling its promise

Some signs that the Chinsegut manor house is finally on track to realize its potential as Hernando County's defining historical landmark: • Clear views of distant woods and pastures, thanks to an arborist who volunteered his time to clear low-hanging limbs and underbrush. "You can see Cemex now," joked Sherry Pedon …

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  1. State documents reveal subject of Hernando school investigation: testing

    K12

    BROOKSVILLE — Teachers and parents concerned about the high level of secrecy surrounding an investigation at Moton Elementary School can now at least know the subject of the inquiry:

  2. Commissioner wants to revisit super-majority requirement for comprehensive plan changes

    Local Government

    BROOKSVILLE — The temporary deployment of county Commissioner Jeff Holcomb to Southwest Asia may be the catalyst that derails a county ordinance that was strongly opposed by the county's building and development community when it was passed in 2005.

    Commission member Jeff Holcomb will be in Asia on Navy Reserve duty for up to 12 months.
  3. County poised to make new bid for sales tax to pay for projects

    Local Government

    BROOKSVILLE — In 2014, when Hernando County voters rejected the proposed Penny for Projects 1-cent sales tax, hopes for an infusion of money to build needed infrastructure, beef up economic development incentives and improve the schools were dashed.

  4. DeWitt: Chinsegut shows signs of fulfilling its promise

    Tourism

    Some signs that the Chinsegut manor house is finally on track to realize its potential as Hernando County's defining historical landmark:

    The Chinsegut Hill manor house northeast of Brooksville is on track to realize its potential as Hernando County’s defining historical landmark.
  5. A sunflower maze, a 'Moonshiners' meet and greet and other Things to Do on the North Suncoast

    Events

    On stage

    Whodunit? The GFWC Lutz-Land O'Lakes Woman's Club will host a murder-mystery dinner theater production, Sinister Sleepover, at 7 p.m. May 13 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 20735 Leonard Road, Lutz. The show is a "whodunit" set at a pajama party. The audience is invited to wear …

    ‘Superstar’ at Stage West Kristen Ballard as Mary Magdalene, Keith Surplus as Jesus and Victoria Primosch as Judas rehearse Jesus Christ Superstar at Stage West Community Playhouse in Spring Hill. The musical plays matinees and evenings May 12-15 and 20-22 at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets are $20, reserved seating; youth and group rates available. Call (352) 683-5113.
  6. Hernando Briefs for May 6

    Briefs

    RIDGE MANOR

    Volunteers needed to work at preserve

    The Hernando County Planning Department will have two volunteer workdays starting at 9 a.m. today and May 13 at the Cypress Lake Preserve. Volunteers are asked to meet at the gate at 33241 Ridge Manor Blvd.

  7. Looking back in history, we all share a common mother

    Columns

    My beloved mother and grandmother passed away years ago. But I would like to wish a happy Mother's Day to all my cousins, their mothers and grandmothers.