Tag Archives: Ocala

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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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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