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Slideshow: Latest from Citrus County
  • Monday's storms knocked over a tree on the grounds of Citrus Springs Middle School. (Photo: Jack Dambach, staff)
  • Sent via Bay News 9+ app: Viewer Frank Witt sent in this photo showing a sunrise over Crystal River on Friday morning. (Photo: Frank Witt)
  • Video footage taken from Sky 9 shows manatees clustered in Three Sisters Springs Friday morning.
  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service just did a manatee count and a new record has been set. Officials counted 797 manatees in the waters of Citrus County. The old record was 657.
  • High school art student Christian Miranda-Bouley has been tabbed to work on a movie poster for a Hollywood production.
  • A full alarm was activated and firefighters responded to find a 6,000-square foot steel structure fully involved in flames. (Photos courtesy Citrus County Sheriff's Office)
  • Officials said the structure was valued at $510,000 and the contents valued at $600,000. Both the structure and content were a total loss.
  • Wildlife officials are looking to limit access to Three Sisters Springs during the winter, when more manatees avoid cold temperatures by moving into the warmer waters of the springs.
  • Signs like these provide special parking spots for wounded veterans in Citrus County. (Photo: Bobby Collins|Staff)
  • Carol Nicholas meets with Everyday Hero Host Bill Murphy. (Photo: Bobby Collins|Staff)
  • A group of Lecanto Middle School students point to a parking sign for combat-wounded veterans. The students came up with the idea in their American Government class, then found a sponsor and persuaded the county commission to approve the signs. (Photo: Citrus County)
  • This close-up of frost in Citrus County was sent to us by Bonnie Dugan via the Bay News 9+ app. (Courtesy: Bonnie Dugan)
  • Stacey Keck of Beverly Hills in Citrus County says the frost almost an inch thick on her windshield this morning. (Courtesy: Stacey Keck)
  • Interim County Administrator Jeff Rogers, Commissioner Joe Meek, Former Commissioner Vicki Phillips (back row), former Commissioner Josh Wooten, County Attorney Kerry Parsons, Chairman J.J. Kenney, wife Amelia Batchelor and daughter Julie Koonce (front row) at the ribbon-cutting for the new Roger Batchelor Pier in Fort Island Gulf Beach Park.
  • Sue Morris holds photographs of her relatives, Ruby Pearl Ray and Greta Overbay, who died Monday after they were involved in a head-on crash in Citrus County.
  • A pilot safely landed a plane at the Crystal River Airport after the aircraft's landing gear failed to deploy, officials said. (Photo: Citrus County Sheriff's Office)
  • According to the Citrus County Sheriff's Office, the bust took place Tuesday at a rented mobile home in the 4200 block of North Ashton Terrace.
  • Deputies said they found 33 marijuana plants when they searched a house in Homosassa earlier this week. One person was arrested. (Photo: Citrus County Sheriff's Office)
  • Sheriff's Office dive team members responded to the scene Friday where a man's body was found in Bradley Lake in Floral City. (Photo courtesy Citrus County Sheriff's Office)
  • Seven month old panther cub Yuma is making himself at home at the Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. (Photo: Sally Mamdooh, Staff)
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