Business

Rogers Rezoning Petition Approved: a slice of Chocolate pi in Brooksville's future?

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Chocolate pi Bakery Boutique out of Tampa is seeking to purchase a 1300 square foot building in downtown Brooksville in order to open up another location. The property is located at 110 S. Saxon Ave. Owner of Chocolate pi, Kim Yelvington states, “Chocolate pi will offer a nostalgic variety of pies, cookies, ice cream and hand crafted coffee drinks… as well as specialty gift items...”

Pies will be sold by the slice and the store will also feature a soda fountain for “crafted sodas made in house.”

Billy E. Brown: "His word is his bond"

Billy E. Brown

The Board of County Commissioners honored Billy E. Brown with a resolution on May 23, 2017.

Brown has worked for the Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative, Inc. (WREC) since October 16, 1956. He started with WREC in the Line/Operations Department, earning $1.10-an-hour. He quickly advanced to supervisory positions in Warehousing, Member Services and Billing. He served as District Manager in Brooksville during the 60’s and has held the position of Executive Vice President and General Manager since 1973.

Judge Richard Tombrink Honored

The Honorable Judge Richard Tombrink, Hernando County judge of the Fifth Judicial Circuit Court in Florida was honored at the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Meeting on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

Judge Tombrink was appointed by Governor Bob Martinez on December 1, 1988 and has served honorably for 28 years on the Circuit Court Bench. He states that “it is time . . . to consider other adventures in life and see what awaits me outside the courthouse experience.”

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