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The Villages may be at or near its stated "build-out" of 100,000 residents, but growth in and around the massive senior community that spans Lake, Sumter and Marion counties.
Though the area will get a reprieve from rain Tuesday and Wednesday, this week’s weather is expected to mirror that of the previous few weeks.
A baby injured in a traffic crash on Northwest 80th Avenue in Marion County Friday morning has died.
When William Duncan Barco and Permillia (Tucker) Barco were wed in Gainesville on Sept. 11, 1841, they likely never envisioned where their pioneering spirit would lead.
So it took some coaxing to get some of the performers to jump through hoops, leap onto platforms, balance while rolling small barrels, climb ropes and walk across tightropes.
Some 150 years ago, the Civil War had just officially ended. But there were still pockets of fighting, including in Florida.
Ties between Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, political allies for more than a decade, are fraying as the Republican presidential campaign picks up.
Normally, Room 101 at the Marion County Judicial Center is closed on weekends. But on Saturday, it was a busy place for scores of Marion County residents.
Sheriff’s deputies continue to look for a Silver Springs Shores man who has been missing since late last month.
Dalik King, an 11th-grade North Marion High School student, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston from June 28-30.
No drugs or alcohol were detected in a 65-year-old mentally challenged man who had wandered away from an assisted living facility and was killed on Interstate 75 several months ago.
Duke Energy Florida Inc. has been fined $90,000 in connection with the death of a former employee who was electrocuted late last year.
Another credit card skimmer has been recovered at a gas station in Marion County, this time at the Qwik King at 2400 SE 36th Ave.
Marion County’s unemployment rate was 6.6 percent in March, down from 7.7 percent in the same month last year.
Munroe Regional Medical Center and Ocala Health’s two hospitals scored among some of the lowest ranking hospitals for patient satisfaction in a recent government health care survey.