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By Lauren Rautenkranz 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.
By Paige Kauffman 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.
By Erica A. Hernandez 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 [...]
A Marion County elementary school is dealing with an enteric infection outbreak that has already affected more than 200 students.
By Paige Kauffman 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.
By Casey Liening 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.
By Yelena Orrelly and Donna Green-Townsend 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.
By Beatrice Dupuy 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.
By Zack Peterson 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.