June 20, 2000
Rich says five terms as mayor are enough
CRYSTAL RIVER -- While looking through some personal files the other day, Curtis Rich said he came across an old newspaper clipping going back to his first run for city mayor.
Fourth of July regains sparkle
The county ends its recent fireworks ban as much-needed rain reduces the fire danger.
Feds okay Tsala cleanup
After months of waiting, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finally approves muck removal around the Tsala Apopka Chain.
Pastor leaving St. Scholastica
LECANTO -- The Rev. Tom Morgan, pastor of St. Scholastica Catholic Church for the past eight years, announced this past weekend that he is taking another assignment within the Diocese of St. Petersburg.
Sheriff hopefuls acting like Democrats
Maybe opposites do attract and maybe, just maybe, that is why I find myself dating a Republican.
Live grenades found in empty home
GOSPEL ISLAND -- Citrus County Sheriff's deputies on Sunday safely discharged two World War I-era hand grenades that were found inside a vacant home, sheriff's spokeswoman Gail Tierney said.
Fired officer wins arbitration
The Crystal River officer will return to the force after three months' absence, during which he worked for Wildwood police.
Retiree seeks seat on School Board
INVERNESS -- Retired pharmacist Rich Hoffmann on Monday became the third candidate seeking the District 1 School Board seat being vacated by Mark Stone, who has resigned in mid-term to run for tax collector.