What to Expect if You Choose a Nursing Career

A nursing career can be very rewarding, but only if you are prepared. If you have a genuine desire to take care of people who are ill or injured, this could be the right career choice. However, you should know that there are many aspects you will likely not find out about until you finish nursing school and begin working.

The Pay

The amount you will be paid might sound good in the beginning. However, when you see how much work you will be doing, you may think it should be more. You can always work overtime or even pick up extra shifts.

You will be required to buy certain equipment for nursing school or for your new job in addition to your shoes and scrubs. One company that provides high quality scrubs is Classico.

You Will Always Be Working

Even when you are not at your actual job, you will be working. Friends and family will want your advice constantly when they don’t feel good or need to know something. This is typical, and you will always be on call to answer their questions, because they are your friends and family.

Your Schedule Will Vary

Your hours will probably never be the way it appears. You may be given three days a week with a 12-hour shift each day. But the shift can easily become longer. You may work three or four hours more than what you expect, depending on how busy it is and if the place where you work is short-handed. In addition to these hours, you will probably get calls on your days off if someone scheduled to work is ill or another problem arises.

Be prepared to make mistakes when you are starting out, but it is not the end of the world. You will learn from your mistakes. Once you make one, it is highly unlikely that you will ever make it again because you will remember it the next time. You may think you are prepared by the time you finish nursing school, but actual experience is the best teacher.

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Saving Your Small Business Money Every Day

When you own your own small business, you know how important it is to pay attention to the bottom line. While it is easy to look out for big expenses, however, many small business owners let money slip through their fingers by losing track of small expenses. And, over time, even the smallest of expenses start to add up. One of the most common ways for small businesses to lose money is by wasting time. After all, as the saying goes, “time is money.” Are you letting precious minutes, and therefore precious dollars, be wasted every day?

Saving Your Small Business Money Every Day

One way that your small business may be losing money is by spending your time completing tasks that are best left to professionals. Do you want to pay an employee to clean your office space, for example, when they could best put their energy towards actually doing their own job? Look for commercial janitorial services in your area and find a pro like those at Mid City Cleaning to get the job done faster and better. This will allow you to focus on the business that you’re actually in, while professional cleaners get your small business looking its best.

Similarly, don’t waste time and money by trying to act as your own accountant or tax preparer. Small mistakes in this area can cost you a fortune. In some sad cases, mistakes when doing your taxes can even destroy your whole business. Save yourself money each year by hiring a pro to take care of your taxes as well as to look over your books occasionally. You’ll never know how much money you are wasting every day if you don’t have an expert check it out for you.

Finally, find out how you are wasting time each day by keeping a schedule. Are you spending too much time on social media that could be better spent elsewhere? Hire a social media pro to handle your accounts. Then, you can get back to work and focus on running your small business.

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Traffic Crash with Road Obstruction 04-01-19

I-75 – just north of Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville

I-75 is BLOCKED NORTHBOUND. One lane is open at this time.

Please use an alternate route or expect delays until the roadway can be cleared (usually about 30 – 45 minutes).

For a real-time look at Hernando County Traffic Accidents and Responses – please visit the following link:

https://www.hernandosheriff.org/applications/cadinternetportal/?fbclid=IwAR03k2-tK4cG9DIY0T0u3ppEgE1kDCgcvtDKoM615ZT5y15F_hDE7njRXQU

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Law Enforcement Torch Run Set for April 29 in Spring Hill

In an effort to bring greater exposure to the Law Enforcement Torch Run, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office will break with tradition this year and take it to the streets of Spring Hill.

Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies will join more than 300 other law enforcement agencies statewide for the annual event that benefits Special Olympics Florida.

This year’s Law Enforcement Torch Run will start at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 29, at The Arc Nature Coast, located at 6495 Mariner Boulevard in Spring Hill.

The run/walk will begin at The Arc and travel south on Mariner Boulevard (on the sidewalk) to Spring Hill Elementary School (approximately one mile) – and then return back to The Arc. The Arc will have buses available to provide transportation back to The Arc for any athletes who may not be able to make it back (uphill).

Those interested in participating in the event should arrive early to register. There is no cost to participate in the 2 mile run/walk.

Law Enforcement Torch Run t-shirts and hats will be available for purchase at the event. The cost is $15 per shirt and $10 per hat. Most sizes from Small to XXL are still available. All money collected benefits Special Olympics Florida athletes in Hernando County.

For more information about the Law Enforcement Torch Run, or how to participate, please call Michael Terry, Community Relations Specialist, at 352-797-3608.

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Traffic Crash with Road Obstruction 03-27-19

Spring Hill Drive –near the intersection of Linden Drive, Spring Hill

Spring Hill Drive is BLOCKED WESTBOUND.

Please use an alternate route or expect delays until the roadway can be cleared (usually about 30 – 45 minutes).

For a real-time look at Hernando County Traffic Accidents and Responses – please visit the following link:

https://www.hernandosheriff.org/applications/cadinternetportal/?fbclid=IwAR0-jBFNJcvnej7xtb8k0GMwG5RYEd2HrFpLwGotiEE6oNalu-pKLT8xI4E

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Traffic Crash with Road Obstruction 03-12-19

Commercial Way – at the intersection of Toucan Trail, Spring Hill

Commercial Way is BLOCKED SOUTHBOUND.

Please use an alternate route or expect delays until the roadway can be cleared (usually about 30 – 45 minutes).

For a real-time look at Hernando County Traffic Accidents and Responses – please visit the following link:

https://www.hernandosheriff.org/applications/cadinternetportal/?fbclid=IwAR35FTf90gJhf6SWwDrMdMP_UNegT0-h9GFGvBXO0l4UmFjoEbgHHa0awgo

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Media Release – Missing Endangered Adult – Keyonna Cole

Missing Endangered Adult — Keyonna Denaye Cole

Media Release - Missing Endangered Adult – Keyonna Cole

Keyonna Cole has now been missing for one month. Anyone with information is requested to contact Crime Stoppers or the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office (Detective N. Stevens).

UPDATE #2 – Missing Endangered Adult – Keyonna Cole

Date: March 12, 2019

Update #2

Keyonna Cole has now been missing for one month. Anyone with information on this case is requested to contact Crime Stoppers (information provided below) or Detective N. Stevens at the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office – 352-754-6830.

Again, there is no new information to release on this case. Detectives continue to follow up on leads in hopes of locating Ms. Cole.

If you would like to remain anonymous – Please call Hernando County Crime Stoppers at 1-866-990-TIPS (8477) or submit your tip via the internet at http://www.hernandocountycrimestoppers.com . You will remain anonymous and also be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 cash!

Photos available on the HCSO Facebook page.

Update #1

There is no new information to release involving this case. Detectives are continuing to follow up on leads in hopes of locating Keyonna Cole.

If you have seen Keyonna Cole or know her current whereabouts, please contact Detective Nikki Stevens at 352-754-6830 or your local law enforcement agency. Thank you.

Original Information

The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance from our media partners and the community in locating a MISSING ENDANGERED ADULT.

Keyonna Cole was last seen on 02-10-19 at approximately 11 p.m. in the area of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Brooksville as she was walking toward Broad Street.

Cole was the victim of an attempted homicide in October of 2018, which resulted in the homicide of her unborn 5-month-old fetus.

Investigators are actively looking for Cole and believe she is in danger.

Black Female
Date of Birth – 03-31-1991 Height – 5’6”
Weight – 145 lbs.
Hair – Black
Eyes – Brown

If you have seen Keyonna Cole or know her current whereabouts, please call Detective Nikki Stevens at 352-754-6830 or your local law enforcement agency. Thank you.

 

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