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Posted on: May 20, 2022

CSX Permanently closing rail crossing

Sumter County, FL – The CR 105 railroad crossing in Oxford will be closed permanently beginning Monday, May 302022. On that day, CSX will begin removing the railroad crossing where CR 105 crosses the tracks. Commuters that travel CR 1...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Precaution is Key to Preventing Wildfires

Sumter County, FL – Smokey Bear is correct, only you can prevent forest fires. Despite some recent rain, grass and wood in Sumter County is on the dry side due to little precipitation in the past several weeks. Weather forecasts indicate only mo...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Sumter County and Charter Communications Sign Broadband Expansion Agreement

Sumter County and Charter Communications Inc. signed a public-private partnership agreement at the Sumter County Board of County Commissioners meeting on May 10. The agreement will provide access to a fiber broadband network capable of providing up to 100...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Be Prepared for Hurricane Season

Sumter County – Weather experts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as well as Colorado State University forecast another active hurricane season, predicting as many as 20 named tropical systems. NOAA predicts nine of...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Golf Cart Safety Tips

Golf cart use in Florida retirement communities is a way and fact of life. There are rules and safety tips when driving around on them. This brochure helps to know the do's and the don'ts. Click here to view the brochure. 

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