Tag Archives: Ocala

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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Ocala City Council District 3 Candidate: Aaron Fiehn

By on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 9, 2013 at 2:50 pm

Aaron Fiehn is running for Ocala City Council because he wants to represent the people. Fiehn said he’s a common man, and that he relates to the people of Ocala.

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Honda’s Project Drive-In Saves an Ocala American Tradition

By on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 1, 2013 at 8:36 am

The Ocala Drive-­In was one of nine outdoor theaters across the nation to receive a free digital projection system from American Honda Motor Co., through its Project Drive‐In initiative.

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Ocala Carnival To Raise Money For Local Charities

By on September 27th, 2013 | Last updated: September 27, 2013 at 10:46 am

The Last Stop Carnival debuts mid-October in Ocala and will donate all proceeds to charity.

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5 Vehicle Collision Shut Down I-75 in Ocala

By on September 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: September 22, 2013 at 12:47 pm

An accident on the southbound lanes had significant impact on traffic for about an hour, but no injuries were reported.

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Why An Ocala Community Garden Might Help Solve Food Safety Concerns

By on September 6th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 9:08 pm

A non-profit organization works to plant free community gardens in Ocala, creating an edible landscape.

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Ocala’s $200,000 Downtown Renovation Should Help People Stop Slipping On Its Bricks

By on August 29th, 2013 | Last updated: August 29, 2013 at 6:10 pm

The project will renovate the city’s original gazebo and will add a stage area, an additional plaza and a newly designed, less slippery star pattern made of bricks to the center of the square. Construction began June 10, and it is still in the works.

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Police: Ocala man shot three others after video prank

By on June 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: June 3, 2013 at 2:13 pm

One of the victims played a prank on Andrew Joseph Lobban, 31, when they went shooting one time and took a video of it, police said. The victim then shared the video with the other victims, who laughed and teased Lobban.

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Double arm amputee competes in Ironman Triathlons

By on April 24th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 2:00 pm

Hector Picard, a double-armed amputee, doesn’t let his lost limbs keep him from competing. The Ironman competitor inspires others to push through adversity to reach a goal.

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Hundreds of soldiers train in Ocala to respond to terrorist attacks, natural disasters

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 2:49 pm

About 500 troops from around the country have been training in Ocala for the last 70 days to respond to natural disasters and terrorist attacks. Their training included practicing rescues from various locations and getting familiar with the decontamination process used after a biological weapon attack.

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