Tag Archives: Ocala

Ocala National Forest Experiencing Tree Cover Loss

By 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.

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GALLERY: Flaking Flint at Silver River

By on February 26th, 2014 | Last updated: February 26, 2014 at 6:25 am

Archaeologists and artists gathered in Ocala for the fourth annual Silver River Knap-In.

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Ocala Church, Community Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.

By on January 20th, 2014 | Last updated: January 20, 2014 at 12:10 pm

A number of Ocala-area churches gathered on Sunday evening to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Suspect arrested in patrol car torching

By on January 10th, 2014 | Last updated: January 10, 2014 at 5:28 pm

A 21-year-old Ocala man has been arrested in connection with the arson investigation in fall 2013 of law enforcement official’s personal and service vehicles.

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Marion County Strikes Tax Vote for Ocala Baseball Stadium

By on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 7, 2014 at 3:48 pm

The Marion County Commission struck down tax proposals to fund a project to build a baseball stadium that would eventually become home to the Yankee’s Tampa Class A affiliate minor-league team.

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Access to Mayor Email Correspondence Varies in North Florida

By and on December 20th, 2013 | Last updated: December 20, 2013 at 11:36 am

Of 24 towns contacted in North Central Florida, 18 sent their mayor’s emails free of charge to WUFT. The others posed fees, lack of archived emails and other problems when confronted with a request for the public records.

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Ocala Food Drive Looks to Help Depleting Food Pantries

By on December 6th, 2013 | Last updated: December 9, 2013 at 8:41 am

Marion County Sheriff’s Office joins in on the efforts of helping local food pantries.

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With Baseball Stadium Proposal, Marion County Commission Decides On Sales Tax Voting Method

By on December 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 3:28 pm

A vote on sales tax will determine whether or not Ocala will begin construction for the proposed Tampa Yankees baseball stadium. The commission will meet again on Dec. 17 to discuss a proposed ordinance for voting methods.

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Ocala Barber Shop Robbery and Shooting Causes Increased Night Security

By on December 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 3:05 pm

A robbery and shooting at an Ocala barber shop Saturday has caused the shop owner to increase nighttime security.

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Ocala Synthetic Ice Rink Brings Holiday Spirit

By 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.

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