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March 4, 2001

One of the good guys
[Times photo: Maurice Rivenbark]
Those who praise the Deputy of the Year say it's not just his big-time arrests, it's how he made them -- and how he deals with people.
Jan Glidewell
Saint Leo professor takes show on the road
It is fashionable in some literary circles today to speak about a writer's "voice," using the noun as an abstract term representing point-of-view, color and what a rapper would call 'tude.

Fire union negotiations will include a lawyer
Spring Hill says it's not trying to be adversarial by hiring an attorney, just prudent and cost-conscious.

1 year later, new managers make strides
GARTH COLLER: This attorney is a talker who prefers to act now, rather than regret later. Complaints about his style are largely eclipsed by his effectiveness.

1 year later, new managers make strides
PAUL McINTOSH: The county administrator dives right in and has earned praise for insight and leadership. Areas for improvement: communication.

Man charged in string of Spring Hill burglaries
A Spring Hill man was awakened early Friday to find a burglar rummaging through his home, officials say.

Sincere effort needed to squelch drug trade
Drug-related crime has been a problem in south Brooksville for a very long time. Residents, police and others have worked, with varying degrees of sincerity and results, to curb the problem. But recent incidents indicate it is becoming worse and will require a renewed effort from the whole community, not just law enforcement.

Pitcher Arroyo wants to be with Pirates from the start
Last season, Bronson Arroyo earned a spot in the Pittsburgh Pirates starting rotation by default, when injury so depleted the team's pitching staff it had to reach down to Triple A Nashville.

Baseball schedules/results

Government meetings
Here is a list of public meetings scheduled for this week in Hernando County:

Weather watch help sought
Interested in weather as a hobby? The Times is looking for a volunteer weather watcher in Hernando Beach.  

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