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St. Mark’s United Methodist Church agreed to let Open Arms Village, an organization aiming to support city homeless, use its facilities.
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the city of Ocala for charging allegedly illegal emergency fire service user fees.
The Florida Civil Rights Association is requesting a federal investigation of multiple agencies due to perceived discrimination against minority business owners in Marion County.
The property tax revenue would help fund educational salaries and arts programs.
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.
A train derailment in Dunnellon early Friday morning saw nine cars carrying coal overturned, but no injuries or fires were reported.
Marion County residents can take a course that gives a behind-the-scenes look into various government services.
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.
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.