Tag Archives: Marion County

Habitat for Humanity Foreclosure-Rehab Plan Helps Marion County Serve Families

By on October 25th, 2013 | Last updated: October 25, 2013 at 4:37 pm

A new foreclosure-rehab plan that allows Habitat for Humanity programs refurbish previously foreclosed houses has helped Marion County better service more families. Marion County Habitat for Humanity was one of the 50 chosen for the plan from about 1,500 affiliates.

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Here Are North Florida’s Early Campaign Finance Leaders In The 2014 Legislature Race

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 17, 2013 at 10:17 pm

With the 2014 general elections approaching, the public is able to access the leading contributions and expenditures North Florida candidates have amassed so far.

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Malever, Musleh Elected to Ocala City Council, Three Amendments Struck Down

By on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 24, 2013 at 12:42 pm

Ocala residents voted to elect Brent Malever and incumbent Jay Musleh to District 1 and 3 city council seats respectively during Tuesday’s election. Two of the five proposed amendments to the city charter were approved. The Marion County Supervisor of Elections [...]

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Marion County’s East Marion Elementary School Fights Infectious Outbreak

By and on October 7th, 2013 | Last updated: October 9, 2013 at 8:31 am

A Marion County elementary school is dealing with an enteric infection outbreak that has already affected more than 200 students.

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Traffic Unit Busts Two Men In Marion County For Synthetic Marijuana

By on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 9:16 am

The Marion County Traffic Unit busted two men Wednesday with 14 ounces of synthetic marijuana. The drugs and various paraphernalia were found in the men’s vehicle.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Office Requests $8 Million Funding Increase

By on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 26, 2013 at 9:10 pm

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is seeking an additional $8 million in funding to provide more deputies, corrections officers and cars for its fleet. All of this is needed for public safety.

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Adena Springs Faces Deadline on Water Use Permit

By and on September 17th, 2013 | Last updated: September 18, 2013 at 7:09 pm

The Adena Springs Ranch in Marion County faced a deadline Monday in its efforts to obtain a consumptive use permit from the St. John’s River Water Management District.

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In Select North Florida Counties, ‘We Don’t Hire People Who Smoke’

By on September 4th, 2013 | Last updated: September 4, 2013 at 7:53 am

Flagler County recently passed a new smoke-free hiring policy that not everyone agrees with.

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Why A Potential Marion County ‘Bed Tax’ Increase Could Threaten Small Businesses

By on August 30th, 2013 | Last updated: August 31, 2013 at 12:04 pm

A possible raise in Marion County’s bed tax has elicited mixed responses from business owners.

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Mobile home fire kills Marion County man

By on April 29th, 2013 | Last updated: April 29, 2013 at 4:07 pm

At 4:52 a.m., Marion County Fire Rescue responded to a 911 call reporting a fire at 7386 SE 135th St. in Summerfield.

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