Tag Archives: Ocala
As summer rolls around and students leave north central Florida, local businesses make plans to fight the economic slump. This year, however, has been better than previous ones.
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A north Florida police department is investigating whether its firearm protocols were followed after an officer’s death during a training accident at a shooting range. It’s not yet clear whether the Ocala Police Department’s regular weekly […]
The Fort King Heritage Association in Ocala hopes to bring history to life by adding two acres of land to the Fort King National Historic Landmark. The association also hopes to build walls and hire re-enactors and start educational programs surrounding the area to attract students.
The Historic Ocala Preservation Society purchased the 120-year-old Bryant House in August 2013 with the goal of turning it into a resource center for historic research. After restoring the exterior and first floor of the Bryant House, the society is taking steps to transform the front parlor and hope to have the room open by summer.
Ocala residents Chad Alan Miller, 38, and Kristi J. Musick, 44, were found dead Monday morning. The Ocala Police Department have called the incident a murder-suicide.
Marion County held its second annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday. All proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity in order to help build homes for the Belleview community.
May 2 has been set as the trial date for a lawsuit challenging the Lake County School Board’s refusal to allow students at Carver Middle School in Leesburg, Florida, to form a gay-straight alliance. ACLU attorney Daniel Tiller said they are appealing based on the First Amendment and Equal Access Act.
A pilot shortage is prompting an effort to increase aviation training, particularly among international students. Pilots are required to retire by 65 and new regulations are resulting in longer training periods.