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By Paula Bonilla on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 4:04 pm
Kelvin Lee Coleman, 37, has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to a press release by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.
By Ariana Lipkin on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 10:59 am
More than 250 animals in Silver Springs Nature Park must relocate before Oct. 1, following a Florida Cabinet decision to make it a state park.
James Stevens, 81, shot Lonnie Hollingsworth Jr., 28, one time in the abdomen. The case is still under investigation, and it is unknown whether the “stand your ground” defense will apply.
By Erik Ugartachea on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 5:31 pm
Tourism representatives in Ocala and Marion County are hoping to gain public input about future tourism initiatives at workshops hosted this month.
By Michal Higdon on February 15th, 2013 | Last updated: February 15, 2013 at 3:00 pm
January marked the fifth month in a row Florida has lead the nation in foreclosures. With one in every 300 households having a foreclosure filing in January, Florida more than doubled the national average, according to a report by RealtyTrac. RealtyTrac is an [...]
By Rochelle Alleyne on February 15th, 2013 | Last updated: February 17, 2013 at 10:54 am
A new Burlington Coat Factory store in Ocala could bring at least 75 new jobs to the city. The story is expected to open in a few months.
By Grier Ferguson on February 6th, 2013 | Last updated: February 6, 2013 at 2:34 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
By Maggie Schwartzman on February 5th, 2013 | Last updated: February 5, 2013 at 6:02 pm
The Marion County Board of County Commisioners approved a plan to finance a FedEx Ground hub in Ocala. The Ocala City Council is still in discussion about its part of the plan.
By Sarah Brand on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 5, 2013 at 1:36 pm
FedEx and the Ocala Board of Commissioners are discussing details of a potential FedEx hub that would be constructed in Ocala. The site for the project is a park located along Interstate 75.