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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  …


  1. Hernando religion calendar for Dec. 15



    Jericho Road Ministries is planning to serve or deliver more than 400 meals at its 20th annual Free Christmas Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 23 at First United Methodist Church of Brooksville, 109 S Broad St. Those needing fellowship for the holidays are welcome.

  2. Florida Toys for Tots charity raffles off AR-15 rifle. Gun debate ensues.

    Human Interest

    SPRING HILL — Hernando County Commission Vice Chairman Steve Champion wanted to do something to help raise money for the annual Toys for Tots drive. So he donated the grand prize for the Nov. 18 raffle:

    It was an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle.

    That led to a bit of a dustup.

  3. Hernando Events for Dec. 15


    15 Friday

    Growing Wild in a Civilized Community: Learn the basic psychology behind what humans feel comfortable with in a landscape, and how to incorporate Florida-Friendly and native plants into a community-pleasing design. 10 a.m. to noon. Free, registration required. Hernando County Utilities …

  4. Hernando Business Digest for Dec. 15



    DISCOUNT OFFERED TO THOSE WHO DONATE TO HELP HOMELESS: In advance of National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day, BonWorth clothing store, 12987 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill, will offer a 10 percent discount on purchases to those who donate unwanted clothing for the homeless. Those who donate will …

  5. Hometown Hernando for Dec. 15

    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 …

  6. Hernando Pet of the Week for Dec. 15


    Courtesy of Hernando County Animal Services

  7. Hernando could be next stop for PACE Center for Girls


    BROOKSVILLE — The new year could bring about new beginnings for at-risk girls in Hernando County.