||Family escapes as home burns
[Times photo: Kevin White]
A mother and three young children are unharmed as their rented mobile home is destroyed. Investigators have not determined the cause.
Unmasking the silliness of enforcing state's laws
Okay brother cons, gather around the table in the day room here and I'll tell you about how I wound up here.
Fire officials want building repaired fast
SPRING HILL -- Declaring the sinkhole under the district's vehicle maintenance building an emergency, Spring Hill Fire Rescue commissioners voted Wednesday to spend $75,000 on related construction and engineering costs and then hired a law firm to seek reimbursement from the district's insurance company.
Moton wins teacher training grant
The elementary school will receive nearly $450,000 over three years to transform itself.
McIntosh allowed to keep looking
As long as county Administrator Paul McIntosh remains devoted to the job, commissioners accept that he is a candidate in Marion County.
CAT AND MOUSE: Agatha Christie's classic whodunnit, The Mousetrap, continues Thursdays and weekends through Jan. 27 at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill.
Combined forces bring 'Mikado' to stage
It's a first for the Hernando Symphony Orchestra and the Hernando County Fine Arts Council as they present the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta.
Guild offers tribute to Herb Alpert, Tijuana Brass
With hits like Tijuana Taxi, and This Guy's in Love with You, the show will honor the colorful 1960s musical group.
Around and About
Central football star earns spot on Dream Team
Central's Willie Winslett capped an outstanding senior season by being named to the first squad of ihigh.com's Florida Dream Team.
It's conference-play time
NEW PORT RICHEY -- Pasco-Hernando Community College's Suncoast Conference opener reads like a Hollywood script.
Lone loss last year fuels Eagle
SPRING HILL -- For his Springstead teammates, the Dr. Batista Invitational signals the start of a push toward next month's district tournament and, hopefully, state. But for senior Matt Booker, it means something else: a return to the site of his only loss last season.