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Road Closure Announcement

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2019

Citrus County Road Maintenance is advising E Thomas Street in Inverness from S Croft Ave to S Charles Ave will be closed on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 7:00am for repairs.  A detour will direct vehicles to E Hester St. 

S Fitzpatrick Ave will also be closed for local traffic only from S Thomas Ave to E Hester St. 

The County anticipate repairs will be completed in one day and will notify the public when repairs are made and the road is re-opened 

If you have any questions, you may reach the Road Maintenance Office at 527-7610.

Extension Graduates 13 Master Gardeners

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2019

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Pictured from left are trainers Steven Davis and BJ Jarvis, along with newly graduated Master Gardeners Peggy Schaeffer, Beckie Wooster, Lynda Hood, Karen O’Brien, Cathy Ewing, Sari Suikkari, Jan Timmons, Bruce Fox, Kathy Tomasik, Bob Lewis, John Sabo, Bill Ferguson, and Tere Allen

Citrus County Extension, a local partnership between the county and University of Florida, graduated 13 new volunteer Master Gardeners on August 15, 2019 at the Extension Offices, 3650 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto, Florida.  These volunteers received over 60 hours of horticultural training that now allows them to answer gardening questions and offer sound advice to area citizens. These volunteers join an additional 55 veteran volunteers.

Gardening solutions can be found at the Extension Offices plant clinic each weekday in the lobby from 8:00am to 5:00pm, at 3650 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto, Florida and alternating Saturday mornings at the Home Depot garden center on US19 in Crystal River. Plant seminars are also offered at each of the county’s libraries and other community locations.  For more information on clinics or becoming a Master Gardener, contact BJ Jarvis at


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