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Tag Archives: Marion County
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.
By Alexandra Rivera and Sean Stewart-Muniz on January 17th, 2014 | Last updated: January 18, 2014 at 2:52 pm
A train derailment in Dunnellon early Friday morning saw nine cars carrying coal overturned, but no injuries or fires were reported.
By Nicole Germany on January 14th, 2014 | Last updated: January 17, 2014 at 4:40 pm
Marion County residents can take a course that gives a behind-the-scenes look into various government services.