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Two armed robbers held up the Dollar General store on West Silver Springs Boulevard Thursday morning.
"I hear these cases frequently," traffic hearing officer Chris Polak said in court Thursday afternoon. "I understand why you get pulled over."
TJM Promotions’ vow to “sell anything under the sun that’s engraved, embossed or silkscreened” has earned it a rather diverse client roster.
At 2:39 a.m., Ocala Police Department officers went to Parkside Gardens Apartments, at 621 NW Second St. in Ocala, in reference to an unresponsive child.
New study offers first-time evidence linking the proliferation of Burmese pythons to the dangerous drop-off in marsh rabbits and other small mammals in the 1.5 million-acre Everglades National Park
Ocala police arrested two men in connection with a gas station robbery that occurred in the early morning hours of March 14.
Police, community and calendar briefs for March 27, 2015.
The scholarship fundraising goal for the Frank DeLuca YMCA Family Center this year is ambitious.
For the second consecutive year The Villages is the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan area, the Census Bureau is announcing today.
Most people who travel on roads probably take them for granted. But the road beneath your wheels came at a cost. Depending on where you are, the state or the county shoulders those costs. But the source of that money is another story.
Lisa Saupp hopes visitors to Silver Springs State Park will “fall back in love with the springs” on Saturday.
Local early learning officials hope a new state regulation will not hinder some parents from enrolling their child in a state-funded voluntary pre-kindergarten program.
Medical equipment valued at $130,000 was reported stolen Wednesday from a vehicle in a hotel parking lot.
A school bus driver was cited for violation of right of way early Thursday after the vehicle she was driving struck a passenger vehicle.
Anglers, hunters, naturalists and those seeking a quiet lifestyle will enjoy this little town about 30 miles east of Ocala.