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Tag Archives: Marion County
By Rachel Kurland on April 4th, 2014 | Last updated: April 8, 2014 at 8:42 am
A recent phone scam in Marion County serves as a reminder to be aware of false calls, and Alachua County’s public information officer warns who is at risk.
By Christine Casey on April 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 4, 2014 at 12:36 am
The Marion County Board of Commissioners approved an ordinance banning 24/7 unattended tethering of dogs.
By Lawrence Chan on March 24th, 2014 | Last updated: March 24, 2014 at 7:10 pm
The heavy rainfall may lead to serious health problems for horses in a Marion County horse rescue organization. The Horse Protection Association of Florida has a drainage problem on their land that has lead to standing water that may harm the horses.
By Alexandrea DaCosta on March 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: March 22, 2014 at 8:49 am
St. Mark’s United Methodist Church agreed to let Open Arms Village, an organization aiming to support city homeless, use its facilities.
By Lauren Richardson on March 12th, 2014 | Last updated: March 12, 2014 at 4:59 pm
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the city of Ocala for charging allegedly illegal emergency fire service user fees.
By Katie Campbell on February 10th, 2014 | Last updated: February 12, 2014 at 3:08 pm
The Florida Civil Rights Association is requesting a federal investigation of multiple agencies due to perceived discrimination against minority business owners in Marion County.
By Kathryn Varn on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 12:46 pm
The property tax revenue would help fund educational salaries and arts programs.
By Taylor Gaines on February 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: February 3, 2014 at 3:51 pm
The Marion County commission will hear from a task force on tethering dogs, which will recommend prohibiting 24/7 and vacant lot tethering. The Marion County Human Society, heading up the effort, is targeting neglectful dog owners who leave their pets tied up outside for long periods of time.