Inverness speedway driver injured

A race car driver was injured on Saturday night in a collision at the Citrus County Speedway in Inverness.

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Division of Fire Rescue was called out at 6:52 p.m. to respond to the collision, in which the driver was also found trapped in his car.

Engine 2 from Inverness and Engine 24 from Floral City arrived on-scene at 7 p.m. and were told that, after the collision, the driver's car had been thrown over the north-end wall of the speedway. The vehicle was found to be on its side outside of the barrier wall, with the driver still entrapped.

Democratic Headquarters Grand Opening

The Citrus County Democratic Executive Committee is holding a Grand Opening of its party headquarters from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5.

The Democratic Headquarters is located at the Shoppes of Crystal River, 7903 Gulf to Lake Highway, in advance of the November General Election.

The Open House is free to the public, and light refreshments will be served.

For more information, call Mike Fahey, Citrus County Democratic Executive Committee Chair, at 352-209-8651, or visit or Citrus County FL Democrats on Facebook.


Friday, September 5, 2014 - 5:00pm

Deputies take out another pot-house operation

These marijuana plants were being grown in Citrus Springs with stolen electricity

This is the second day this week that Citrus County deputies have closed down a marijuana grow house.

The Sheriff's Office on Tuesday closed a Homosassa home's growing operation, and the execution of a search warrant today showed marijuana being grown in a home in Citrus Springs.

Labor Day: County offices closed

Citrus County Government offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of Labor Day.


Monday, September 1, 2014 - 7:00am


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