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Tag Archives: Marion County
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.
By Perri Konecky on January 10th, 2014 | Last updated: January 10, 2014 at 5:28 pm
A 21-year-old Ocala man has been arrested in connection with the arson investigation in fall 2013 of law enforcement official’s personal and service vehicles.
By Leah Harding and Virginia Hamrick on January 9th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 4:38 pm
Some first-time teachers were hired as permanent substitutes as a way to cut district spending, but now Marion County is expected to hire about 100 as full-time teachers.
By Rebecca Kopelman on December 9th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 10:03 am
With the holiday season in full swing, Marion County officials said this is the “perfect time to get your flu vaccination.”