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Allisa Babor’s favorite photo is her shot of a North Carolina forest in the clouds. Hers and other local artists’ works are offered at Swap-n-Shop/Roots Creative Co. in Brooksville.

Mother, daughter pair interests with tandem shops in downtown Brooksville

BROOKSVILLE — Typically, clothing on sale will attract shoppers off the sidewalk. Art, not so much. So, clothes hound Terry Babor and her art photographer daughter, Allisa Babor, have paired the two at Swap-n-Swap/Roots Creative Co., which opened this month in downtown Brooksville. "I like to find a bargain," said  …

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  1. Brooksville Raid returns with full slate of Civil War-era events

    Events

    SPRING HILL — History calls it a "skirmish" that included 240 Union soldiers who pillaged through Hernando County in July 1864, destroying farmland and homes. An advanced guard of 10 men overcame the Confederates, capturing seven "home guard" men and nine horses. A brief fight led to the slight wounding of a Union …

  2. Hernando deputy standoff fueled by day of drinking

    Crime

    William "Cole" Brinson drank all day and had been "trying to start things all evening" before barricading himself in his home north of Brooksville on Jan. 8, according to Hernando County Sheriff's Office arrest records.

  3. Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Jan. 19

    Events

    Festivals

    Florida Agriculture and Wildlife Expo and Rodeo: The three-day event will be from 4 to 10 p.m. Jan. 19, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Jan. 20 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 21 at Brooksville-Tampa Bay Airport, 2495 Broad St., south of Brooksville. Features the 2018 Brooksville Rodeo with the Professional …

  4. New editor: Help me learn the Florida way

    News

    It was one more reminder of how much I have to learn about this place.

  5. Dozens of cold-stunned sea turtles treated at Clearwater aquarium

    Environment

    The shivery start to the new year has been a nuisance to humans, but for sea turtles living off the coast of the Tampa Bay region, the cooler weather has proved dangerous — and in some cases, deadly.

  6. Pasco opens cold shelters, joining Pinellas, Hillsborough and Hernando

    Weather

    Temperatures are set to drop Wednesday and keep dropping, Tampa Bay. It's time to take tonight's lows seriously.

  7. Hernando schools superintendent seeks protection from neighbor she accuses of harassment

    Civil

    SPRING HILL — Hernando County schools Superintendent Lori Romano will appear in court this month after filing for a restraining order against her neighbor, who she said has stalked and harassed her since last summer.