Tag Archives: Ocala

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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Marion County Public School Students Honor Veterans

By on November 12th, 2013 | Last updated: November 12, 2013 at 4:34 pm

Instead of getting a day off of school, about 2,000 Marion County public school students honored veterans at Veterans Memorial Park in Ocala on Monday.

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Arsonist Apparently Targeting, Torching Marion County Law Enforcement

By and on November 7th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 9:48 pm

Four cars and a home have been set ablaze in Ocala by an individual who Marion County law enforcement officials believe to be an arsonist. The twist? The people trying to track the criminal down are the target of the crimes.

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Tampa Yankees One Step Closer To New Home In Ocala

By and 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.

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Florida State Senator: Hit Unlicensed Assisted Living Facilities ‘With A Hammer’

By on October 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 9:52 pm

Heritage Senior Living of Ocala was identified as an unlicensed assisted living facility by the Agency for Health Care Administration on June 5, one of seven such citations in North Central Florida in 2013. There have been more statewide, spurring a call for legislative review in 2014.

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Marion County’s Two Largest Food Banks Have Very Little Food

By on October 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 2:56 pm

Marion County’s two largest food banks are struggling to keep their shelves stocked during a time where the demand is now larger than the supply.

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Combat Boots To Cowboy Boots: Florida Veterans Learn Horse Care

By on October 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 23, 2013 at 8:07 pm

Sugar Plum Ranch in Ocala provides a training program for military veterans to learn the basics of caring for horses. The program helps veterans acquire jobs on farms after they have returned home from military service.

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