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"Always a Bridesmaid" opens runs weekends through April 30 on the Forum stage at Stage West Community Playhouse in Spring Hill. From left are: Sandy Mosley as Deedra, Sharon Vetter as Libby Ruth, Elizabeth Lichty as Monette and Jeanene MacLean as Charlie. [Photo by Carol Ballard]

Review: 'Always a Bridesmaid' cast performs with grace and ease

Take The Dixie Swim Club, add a dollop of Steel Magnolias (without the sadness), a pinch of The Golden Girls and a smidgen of Sex and the City, and you get the nicely satisfying and enjoyable Always a Bridesmaid, the 2013 comedy playing through April 30 in the Forum at Stage West Community Playhouse in Spring Hill. …

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  1. Review: Onstage lunacy makes 'Shakespeare/Abridged' a must-see

    Stage

    Okay, so maybe you were turned off by the very thought of a play by William Shakespeare somewhere in your sophomore year of high school, back when you were more attracted by sports or band or the person three rows up in Algebra 1 class than a lecture on Macbeth.

  2. Review: 'Always a Bridesmaid' cast performs with grace and ease

    Stage

    Take The Dixie Swim Club, add a dollop of Steel Magnolias (without the sadness), a pinch of The Golden Girls and a smidgen of Sex and the City, and you get the nicely satisfying and enjoyable Always a Bridesmaid, the 2013 comedy playing through April 30 in the Forum at Stage West …

    "Always a Bridesmaid" opens runs weekends through April 30 on the Forum stage at Stage West Community Playhouse in Spring Hill. From left are: Sandy Mosley as Deedra, Sharon Vetter as Libby Ruth, Elizabeth Lichty as Monette and Jeanene MacLean as Charlie. [Photo by Carol Ballard]
  3. Drought conditions close boat ramps at two lakes

    Local Government

    The Hernando County Waterways Department has announced that public boat ramps at Mountain Lake and Hunters Lake have been temporarily closed to motorized boats due to low water levels that have resulted from the ongoing drought.

  4. Residents invited to learn about latest effort to improve south Brooksville drainage

    Local Government

    BROOKSVILLE — The need for drainage relief in portions of south Brooksville can be demonstrated in the old pictures of floods past, pictures of roads running like rivers and residents standing in homes with water up to their knees.

    Completion of a drainage pond in 2014 at the site of the South Brooksville Community Center, on what is known as the Dauson property, provides nearly 3.5 acres for storing storm water.
  5. DeWitt: Repealing the supermajority rule is not a 'good idea'

    Local Government

    There's a marvelously detailed picture of Hernando County on the county Planning Department website, the intricacies rendered not in pixels or brush strokes but in charts and graphs.

  6. Hometown Hernando for April 21

    Human Interest

    We want your news!

    Hometown Hernando is devoted to everyday life in our county, whether it's snapshots from your family reunion, recreational sporting event, news from your last club meeting or just a few lines thanking someone for a job well done. You can contact Hometown Hernando news coordinator Jean …

    International women’s strike recognized locally:  More than 50 countries participated in this year’s International Women’s Day by declaring it “Women’s Strike Day — A Day Without a Woman.” Democratic congresswomen and their male supporters also went on strike. The event was supported and hosted in part by the recent Women’s March on Washington. Locally, about 40 women, children and supporting men from Hernando, Pasco and Citrus counties gathered for a candlelight vigil hosted by the Central Gulf Coast Florida Chapter of Women’s March in front of the Hernando County Government Center in Brooksville at 9 p.m. on March 8. Members of the group, organized by Jayne Arrington, gathered in peaceful solidarity, spoke and shared the names of important women who made a difference in their lives.
  7. Two GOP candidates announced intent to run for commission seat

    Elections

    BROOKSVILLE — It may be a year and a half before the 2018 elections, but two candidates already have pre-filed paperwork to run for the District 2 Hernando County Commission seat now held by Republican Wayne Dukes.