Tag Archives: Ocala

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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Malever, Musleh Elected to Ocala City Council, Three Amendments Struck Down

By on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 24, 2013 at 12:42 pm

Ocala residents voted to elect Brent Malever and incumbent Jay Musleh to District 1 and 3 city council seats respectively during Tuesday’s election. Two of the five proposed amendments to the city charter were approved. The Marion County Supervisor of Elections [...]

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Ocala Artwalk Offers Folk Artists Local Outlet

By on October 7th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 5:59 pm

Downtown Ocala’s First Friday Artwalk is a hotspot for local folk artists to display, sell and get feedback on their creations.

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Ocala City Council District 1 Candidate: Suzy Heinbockel

By on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 12:52 pm

Having two children attending schools in Ocala, she decided to run for city council there in December 2009. Heinbockel is completing her first term as District 1 Councilwoman, holding the at-large seat covering the entire city.

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Ocala City Council District 3 Candidate: Jay Musleh

By on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 12:49 pm

Incumbent District 3 City Councilman Jay Musleh is running for his first full term as a city council member. Musleh says his experience as a banker and his one-and-a-half-year term as a city council member qualifies him to serve a full term.

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Ocala City Council District 1 Candidate: Brent Malever

By on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 12:49 pm

Brent Malever is running for the District 1 seat on Ocala’s City Council in Oct. 15′s general election. His only opponent is incumbent Suzy Heinbockel, who’s been in office since 2009.

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