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By Taylor Widom on September 30th, 2014 | Last updated: September 30, 2014 at 1:56 pm
Lester Poole has stories he may never get to tell. The 94-year-old served in the United States Coast Guard from 1939 to 1947, during which he traveled the globe and went wherever the tide took him. “South Africa. Brazil,” he [...]
By Kelly Audette on September 25th, 2014 | Last updated: September 25, 2014 at 11:41 am
Ocala religious leaders and the Ocala Police Department organized a community prayer vigil to promote an end to the recent violence in the community. Four drive-by-shootings have left three injured since early September.
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 Allison Stendardo on September 12th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 5:21 pm
Two children were injured in a drive-by shooting in Ocala on Friday at around 2:10 a.m. The children are currently in stable condition.
By Elizabeth Hamilton on April 29th, 2014 | Last updated: April 29, 2014 at 1:42 pm
Ocala-based scientist plans to begin government-funded simulation in June. The simulation will examine the trust humans have in robots.
By Amber Riccinto on March 25th, 2014 | Last updated: March 25, 2014 at 7:05 am
The Ocala Pro Rodeo held it’s 21st annual Southeastern Pro Rodeo event last weekend at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion in Ocala, Fla.
By Photo Staff on March 24th, 2014 | Last updated: March 25, 2014 at 5:53 pm
Riders from across the globe traveled to the HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala for the 10-week competition of HITS, Horse Shows In The Sun
By Alexandrea DaCosta on March 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: March 22, 2014 at 8:49 am
St. Mark’s United Methodist Church agreed to let Open Arms Village, an organization aiming to support city homeless, use its facilities.
By Lauren Richardson on March 12th, 2014 | Last updated: March 12, 2014 at 4:59 pm
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the city of Ocala for charging allegedly illegal emergency fire service user fees.
By Logan Ladnyk on February 27th, 2014 | Last updated: February 27, 2014 at 11:58 pm
Ocala National Forest is still recovering from two notable forest fires that resulted in a noticeable loss of tree cover.