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Gene Werbe with a freshly caught Amberjack which he will clean and filet ready for sale at Trader Bay Seafood

If you're a seafood lover there's little that can compare to fresh, salty, delicacies handpicked at your local seafood market.

The Trader Bay Seafood Company, located on Shoal Line Boulevard in Hernando Beach, is one of those local seafood markets and has been in business for over 18 years. The popular market lures in hungry fish devotees every day and has been serving up fresh fish, smoked fish and shellfish for years.

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If you're a seafood lover there's little that can compare to fresh, salty, delicacies handpicked at your local seafood market.

THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 25, 2017......... For the first time in its 57-year history, New College of Florida will award graduate degrees to students on Friday.

With the school year coming to a close in Hernando County, the time has come to reflect back on the 2016-17 prep sports season.

Family vacations are always a good idea when you can take the children along and treat them to long-lasting memories and some fun-learning experiences. However, vacationing with children can be really stressful -- and a test of your patience. Choosing the

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From Hernando County to Mars; an interview with astronaut Shane Kimbrough

This photo was taken by astronaut R. Shane Kimbrough on the International Space Station.  You can see Southern Hills Plantation on the bottom right corner and the CEMEX-Brooksville Mine in the center.

On Friday May 12th, while his colleagues Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer were performing the 200th spacewalk at the International Space Station, astronaut Robert Shane Kimbrough was able to find some time to speak with us at The Hernando Sun. We ran an article last month about his time on the International Space Station.

Shane Kimbrough has a lot of family in the area. James Walt Kimbrough came to Hernando County in the early 1900’s and was a cattle and citrus farmer in Spring Lake. Recently, many of Shane’s cousins have appeared in The Hernando Sun high school sports section.

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From Hernando County to Mars; an interview with astronaut Shane Kimbrough

This photo was taken by astronaut R. Shane Kimbrough on the International Space Station.  You can see Southern Hills Plantation on the bottom right corner and the CEMEX-Brooksville Mine in the center.

On Friday May 12th, while his colleagues Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer were performing the 200th spacewalk at the International Space Station, astronaut Robert Shane Kimbrough was able to find some time to speak with us at The Hernando Sun. We ran an article last month about his time on the International Space Station.

Shane Kimbrough has a lot of family in the area. James Walt Kimbrough came to Hernando County in the early 1900’s and was a cattle and citrus farmer in Spring Lake. Recently, many of Shane’s cousins have appeared in The Hernando Sun high school sports section.

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NEW COLLEGE AWARDS FIRST GRADUATE DEGREES

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER
THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA

New College of Florida

THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 25, 2017......... For the first time in its 57-year history, New College of Florida will award graduate degrees to students on Friday.

The Sarasota-based college announced that seven students will earn master's degrees as the class of 2017 participates in commencement ceremonies.

The students are earning their diplomas in New College's data-science program, which began in 2016 and represented the first time the small liberal arts honors college, which has about 875 students, had offered a graduate degree.

Sports

Sports notebook: New football coaches make debuts

Photography by Cheryl Clanton

New Weeki Wachee head coach Jacob Gray during Thursday's spring game against Anclote. Photo by Cheryl Clanton

In the long run, this week’s spring football classics will likely be forgotten footnotes for the upcoming prep football season.
But for Nature Coast’s Cory Johns and Weeki Wachee’s Jacob Gray, those exhibitions marked the first time those two new head coaches roamed the sideline at their respective posts.
Johns and the Sharks traveled to Palm Harbor University on Tuesday, since Nature Coast held its graduation on Friday night, and cruised to a 44-14 victory.

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From Hernando County to Mars; an interview with astronaut Shane Kimbrough

This photo was taken by astronaut R. Shane Kimbrough on the International Space Station.  You can see Southern Hills Plantation on the bottom right corner and the CEMEX-Brooksville Mine in the center.

On Friday May 12th, while his colleagues Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer were performing the 200th spacewalk at the International Space Station, astronaut Robert Shane Kimbrough was able to find some time to speak with us at The Hernando Sun. We ran an article last month about his time on the International Space Station.

Shane Kimbrough has a lot of family in the area. James Walt Kimbrough came to Hernando County in the early 1900’s and was a cattle and citrus farmer in Spring Lake. Recently, many of Shane’s cousins have appeared in The Hernando Sun high school sports section.

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Government power has to be constantly pruned

Dr. Domenick Maglio

The only way to eliminate government’s heel on the neck of citizens is to cut away the rotten waste in all the many bureaucracies. This pruning back of the ever- overgrowing length of all the tentacles reaching out to choke us into submission has to be regularly done. As soon as a task is done, the process has to begin again or it will become too overwhelming to get these territorial kingdoms dismantled without drastic action, such as a revolution. Thomas Jefferson suggested these shake-ups should occur at twenty-year intervals.

Crime

Hernando Christian staff member arrested for sexual battery

Hernando Sun Staff

On April 29th 2017, the Brooksville Police department received a complaint that alleged that multiple sex offenses were committed at a house in Southern Hill Plantation. An investigation led to the arrest of Bruce P. McAllister a staff member of Hernando Christian Academy on May 11th. The police report stated "that the husband of a principal at Hernando Christian Academy used a school sponsored foreign exchange program to lure victims to his home.

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News Brief

Burn ban no longer in effect

At today’s meeting, the Hernando County Board of County Commissioners allowed the temporary countywide burn ban to expire as of today, May 23, 2017. The recommendation came from Deputy Chief Kevin Carroll after consultation with the Florida Forest Service and based on the recent rains and the improvement in the Keetch Byram Drought Index (KBDI) for Hernando County. The KBDI for Hernando County as of May 22, 2017 is 384.

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