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By Carla Vianna on December 16th, 2014 | Last updated: December 16, 2014 at 6:56 pm
While some area law enforcement are struggling to find funding for officer body cameras, Ocala Police Department has been using them since 2009 for specialized units.
By Qianwen Zhang on October 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 22, 2014 at 9:25 am
The request to reappoint Matthew Brower as Ocala’s city manager was rejected on a three-to-two vote by the Ocala City Council. Brower was appointed city manager in February 2011, and his contract will now expire on Dec. 21.
By Olivia Muenter on September 17th, 2014 | Last updated: September 17, 2014 at 10:32 am
The Ocala City Council voted to repeal an ordinance banning saggy pants on city property. The controversial ordinance met with criticism from the NAACP.
By Yancey Cook on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 21, 2013 at 4:37 pm
A synthetic ice rink will open in Ocala on Saturday so people can ice skate during the holiday season.
By Erica A. Hernandez on November 5th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 9:33 am
On Tuesday afternoon, Ocala City Council members voted to approve the license agreement with FSL Bomber Baseball, LLC. and delay three other agreements in what the city has dubbed “Project Home Run.”
By Trevor Sikkema and Peta-Gay Sheerwood on October 29th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 5:09 pm
The Ocala City Council met Tuesday to discuss the potential move of the Tampa Yankees to Ocala.
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 […]
By Jennifer Tintner on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 12:52 pm
Having two children attending schools in Ocala, she decided to run for city council there in December 2009. Heinbockel is completing her first term as District 1 Councilwoman, holding the at-large seat covering the entire city.
By Kara Hudgins on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 12:49 pm
Incumbent District 3 City Councilman Jay Musleh is running for his first full term as a city council member. Musleh says his experience as a banker and his one-and-a-half-year term as a city council member qualifies him to serve a full term.
By Jennifer Tintner on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 12:49 pm
Brent Malever is running for the District 1 seat on Ocala’s City Council in Oct. 15’s general election. His only opponent is incumbent Suzy Heinbockel, who’s been in office since 2009.