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February 23, 2001

Residents grill police, sheriff
[Times photo: Kevin White]
South Brooksville residents and law enforcement officials begin a frank discussion on how to eradicate deadly drug activity from their neighborhoods.

Drug shootings stoke appeals for solutions
BROOKSVILLE -- If a sense of urgency filled the voices of those who attended a community meeting about crime and drugs in south Brooksville, there was a reason.

Jan Glidewell
A treat for the relative kindness of so long ago
Sometimes Boss wants me to take people to lunch. Sometimes I want to go to lunch and make him pay for it.

Officials: We want depth of water woes explored
Code enforcers want to bypass warnings and just start fining scofflaws. But commissioners want Swiftmud to reconcile conflicting statements about the water supply.

Istachatta man accused of sexual battery on child
A laborer who previously pleaded guilty to child abuse charges was again behind bars Wednesday after officials say he molested a 6-year-old girl on multiple occasions.

Musicians will jam for playground project
The jazz society will present a concert to raise money for a Kiwanis project that includes special playground equipment for children with disabilities.

In one evening of theater, four stories
Rookie director Lillian Falcone realizes her dream of seeing four one-act plays staged at the Forum.

This week
HERITAGE FESTIVAL: The Brooksville Heritage Museum will hold its 21st annual Heritage Day Festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday to celebrate Hernando County's 158th birthday. Music and entertainment are scheduled throughout the day.

Neil Simon classic guarantees laughs
The romantic comedy Barefoot in the Park arrives Thursday at the Richey Suncoast Theatre for a three-weekend run.

Leopards brace for Eagles
Hernando must get past No. 2 Astronaut to equal its deepest post-season run.

Seavey shoots it out for win
The Maine pro shoots 3-under to take weekly championship.  

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