Tag Archives: Marion County news

Sketch Released of Suspected Villages Bank Robber

By on August 27th, 2014 | Last updated: August 27, 2014 at 5:22 pm

Marion County Sheriff’s Office has released a first sketch of a man suspected of robbing Citizens First Bank in The Villages on Aug. 13.

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Marion County Commissioners May Delay Ocala’s Project Home Run

By on November 21st, 2013 | Last updated: November 22, 2013 at 10:22 am

All five commissioners voiced concerns over the looming March special election, which would present voters with the option to build a $38 million stadium for the Yankee’s AAA minor league team to relocate to from its current home in Tampa.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Department Raises Physical Expectations

By on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 2:42 pm

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is instituting a new training program to keep its deputies in shape. The program includes an obstacle course and combat training.

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Ocala City Council Votes to Push Ahead With ‘Project Home Run’

By on November 5th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 9:33 am

On Tuesday afternoon, Ocala City Council members voted to approve the license agreement with FSL Bomber Baseball, LLC. and delay three other agreements in what the city has dubbed “Project Home Run.”

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Malever, Musleh Elected to Ocala City Council, Three Amendments Struck Down

By on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 24, 2013 at 12:42 pm

Ocala residents voted to elect Brent Malever and incumbent Jay Musleh to District 1 and 3 city council seats respectively during Tuesday’s election. Two of the five proposed amendments to the city charter were approved. The Marion County Supervisor of Elections [...]

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Traffic Unit Busts Two Men In Marion County For Synthetic Marijuana

By on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 9:16 am

The Marion County Traffic Unit busted two men Wednesday with 14 ounces of synthetic marijuana. The drugs and various paraphernalia were found in the men’s vehicle.

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Adena Springs Faces Deadline on Water Use Permit

By and on September 17th, 2013 | Last updated: September 18, 2013 at 7:09 pm

The Adena Springs Ranch in Marion County faced a deadline Monday in its efforts to obtain a consumptive use permit from the St. John’s River Water Management District.

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Why A Potential Marion County ‘Bed Tax’ Increase Could Threaten Small Businesses

By on August 30th, 2013 | Last updated: August 31, 2013 at 12:04 pm

A possible raise in Marion County’s bed tax has elicited mixed responses from business owners.

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Authorities Investigating A Murder-Suicide Of Ocala Couple in Stonecrest Subdivision

By on August 29th, 2013 | Last updated: August 29, 2013 at 11:10 am

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a murder-suicide in the Stonecrest subdivision.

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Pedestrian killed on State Road 200

By on February 11th, 2013 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:21 am

A pedestrian was struck by two vehicles and killed on State Road 200 in front of the Steeplechase Plaza. The man has been identified by fingerprints, and investigators are looking to notify family members.

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