Hourly News Update
Tag Archives: Ocala news
By Wade Millward on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: February 18, 2013 at 4:35 pm
Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan competed with hot weather and a heated crowd of his opponents’ supporters at a campaign event in Ocala today. The Republican congressman from Wisconsin answered North Central Florida residents’ questions in a town hall style campaign event. The event was held in the Ocala Downtown Square, where the temperature hovered around 87 degrees.
By Brianna Donet on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:35 pm
Marion County schools are heeding the advice of Arne Duncan, U.S. education secretary, by slowly moving away from printed textbooks toward digital versions.
By Forrest Smith on September 10th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 3:12 pm
A 22-year-old Marion County man accused of the shooting deaths of his grandmother and great-grandmother is behind bars.
By Liana Charles on July 19th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:37 am
Veterans from the first nuclear powered submarine, the U.S.S. Nautilus, as well as other veterans from other submarines recently met in Ocala for a dedication ceremony to the men who had served on the historical vessel. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Liana Charles [...]
By WUFT News on June 26th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:49 pm
Due potential flooding from Tropical Storm Debby the City of Gainesville the Public Works Department is offering sandbags to city residents at the 405 Northwest 39th Avenue facility. The pre-made sandbags are available today until 6 p.m. and will continue [...]
By Chip Skambis on April 25th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:25 am
The City of Ocala is starting a new campaign to unify where people can look for information about downtown events. Graffito Advertising & Marketing Incorporated is in charge of the campaign. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with that advertising firm’s owner [...]
By Corey Bachman on May 10th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:30 pm
The Annual Marion County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will be held Thursday in honor of all the law enforcement officers that have lost their lives serving their communities. The event will take place at the McPherson Complex on SE 25th [...]