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Tag Archives: Marion County
By Alex Paige on November 26th, 2014 | Last updated: November 26, 2014 at 1:34 pm
After a young boy and his mother were killed in a car crash, several people were saved by their choice to be organ donors.
By Cassidy Whitson on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 5:16 pm
Marion County Salvation Army had its annual Red Kettle Kickoff on Wednesday. The organization hopes to raise an extra $11,000 this holiday season.
By Sabrina Alvarez on November 4th, 2014 | Last updated: November 4, 2014 at 1:27 pm
On Election Day, Marion County voters will vote on Amendment 4, which calls for the millage rate to increase. The extra money will go toward school programs and teacher salaries, potentially bringing back laid-off, first-year teachers.
By Alex M. Sanchez on October 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 22, 2014 at 6:17 pm
The suspect in a double homicide has died last night, Tuesday. Ricardo De Jesus Barrera was suspected to have shot and killed Bonnie and Julia Motto.
By James Martin and Paige Angringa on October 16th, 2014 | Last updated: October 16, 2014 at 5:45 pm
A Marion County teenager was arrested Thursday in connection with last week’s shooting of two 18-year-old men.
By Ryanne Doumet on October 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 3:12 pm
One year after taking over, the state of Florida returns Silver Springs State Park to its natural roots centered around the Silver Springs and Silver River.
By Taylor Widom on September 30th, 2014 | Last updated: September 30, 2014 at 1:56 pm
Lester Poole has stories he may never get to tell. The 94-year-old served in the United States Coast Guard from 1939 to 1947, during which he traveled the globe and went wherever the tide took him. “South Africa. Brazil,” he […]
By Greenberry Taylor on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: September 18, 2014 at 9:39 pm
One man has been arrested in connection with the string of drive-by shootings that occurred last week in Marion County.
By Allison Stendardo on September 12th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 5:21 pm
Two children were injured in a drive-by shooting in Ocala on Friday at around 2:10 a.m. The children are currently in stable condition.