Tag Archives: Marion County

Paul Ryan speaks to crowd of 1,500 during hot Ocala afternoon

Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan competed with hot weather and a heated crowd of his opponents’ supporters at a campaign event in Ocala today. The Republican congressman from Wisconsin answered North Central Florida residents’ questions in a town hall style campaign event. The event was held in the Ocala Downtown Square, where the temperature hovered around 87 degrees.

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Marion County deputy hospitalized after on-the-job injury

A Marion County deputy remains hospitalized after enduring an injury Tuesday while supervising 30 inmate trustees on University of Florida property. Marion County Sherrif’s Office Deputy Mike Joyner was supervising Marion County Jail inmate trustees at UF’s Plant Science Research and Education Unit when his hand got stuck in farm equipment, MCSO …

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Law changes Florida early voting procedures

With the presidential election upcoming, Iowa voters have already taken to the polls to cast their early ballots. This time around, Florida voters will have to wait another month before submitting their picks for the Oval Office. The state legislature changed voting laws last year, pushing early voting back until October …

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