Tag Archives: Marion County

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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April 25, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on April 25th, 2013 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:43 am

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: missing Marion County man, teacher cocaine arrest, Boston Marathon bombings T-shirt, human remains at Florida airport.

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April 10, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:44 am

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Gainesville annexation, Marion County housing, Tampa couple, French same-sex bill, California medical information.

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Back burn in Marion County may cause visibility issues on nearby roads

By on April 8th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 11:28 am

A controlled back burn on Halfmoon Prairie in Marion County Monday may cause visibility issues on nearby State Road 40 and 183rd Avenue Road/Levy Hammock Road.

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