Rep. Massullo files bill to criminalize verbal threats

By Buster Thompson | Citrus County Chronicle   A local state lawmaker’s recently-filed bill wants to make uttering verbal threats of harm a crime, creating a new mechanism to punish potential attackers before they strike. Rep. Ralph Massullo, R-Lecanto, submitted...

Citrus County School board recognizes state rep, Duke Energy

By Buster Thompson | Citrus County Chronicle Editor’s Note: This story was updated to reflect the correct names of schools that received state funds for improved performance grades. Citrus County School Board members spotlighted a local power company and state...

Massullo: Citrus has friends in legislature

Michael D. Bates | Citrus County Chronicle  State Rep. Ralph Massullo called the most recent legislative session productive and Citrus County benefited by receiving money for needed projects. Massullo, R-Lecanto, was the guest speaker at Friday’s Citrus County Chamber...

Massullo has earned re-election

The Citrus County Chronicle THE ISSUE: State representative District 34 race. OUR OPINION: Ralph Massullo Jr. is the clear choice. A graduate of the West Virginia University School of Medicine and a practicing physician, Republican incumbent Ralph Massullo Jr. is the...

Trudging through the sludge issue

Citrus County Chronicle Citrus County is known for its natural beauty, its lush landscapes, its natural first-magnitude springs, its clear water rivers and its clean fresh air. Our economy depends in part on the ever-increasing number of tourists who visit our homey...

Local docs discuss use, legality of medical marijuana

By Carly Zervis | Citrus County Chronicle It was not the potential benefits or harms of medical marijuana, but its regulatory status and economic potential, that took center stage at a Thursday evening conference on the drug at the College of Central Florida (CF) in...