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By Jennifer Tintner 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.
By Kara Hudgins 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.
By Max Mattern 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.
By Hanna Marcus 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.
By Donna Green-Townsend 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.
By Hanna Marcus 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.
By Hanna Marcus 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.
By Associated Press 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.
By Jillian Baach 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.
By Alex de Armas 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.