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By Erica A. Hernandez 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.
By Trevor Sikkema 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.
By Erica A. Hernandez 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.”
By Erica A. Hernandez 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 [...]
By Paige Kauffman 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.
By Yelena Orrelly and Donna Green-Townsend 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.
By Zack Peterson 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.
By Paige Kauffman 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.
By Leanna Scachetti on February 11th, 2013 | Last updated: February 11, 2013 at 4:47 pm
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.
By Rachel Genovese on February 4th, 2013 | Last updated: February 8, 2013 at 3:30 pm
Ranked 48th out of 67 Florida Counties for overall health, Marion County is promoting a new Community Health Improvement Plan for its residents.