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“I’m going to ‘table-top’ the hill, 90 acres north, and expand the road through there,” Kearns said on Friday, looking north from the FedEx site.
With construction workers in the distance, scurrying about the steel structure that is developing into FedEx Ground Package System Inc.’s new 400,000-square-foot hub facility in Ocala, about 100 dignitaries and well-wishers gathered Friday at the site to celebrate.
Timothy Taylor, 45, was on one of his many walks Thursday morning, miles from his father’s home when he was struck from behind by a 2007 Hyundai Sonata.
When it comes to duties at the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Chris Blair has done it all: In his 37-year tenure he’s been a deputy, a patrol supervisor, a district commander, a major and the bureau chief of special investigations.
Veterans, many of them homeless, were offered a hand with housing, health benefits, legal questions and even a haircut during the Veterans Stand Down that continues through Saturday at the American Legion Hall in Tuscawilla Park.
Things were pretty calm on Friday afternoon at the Southeastern Youth Fair ahead of the raucous swine show set for the evening.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Ocala man Friday morning on 20 counts of possession of child pornography.
A judge on Friday sentenced the last remaining co-defendant in two convenience store holdups to a decade in prison.
A group of young vandals who told law officers they fired BB guns at cars because they were bored and wanted to compete for who could break the vehicle windows will now have to pay more than $15,000 in damages.
Two years ago, when the Department of Health in Marion County stopped offering all pediatric dental services at the Head Start headquarters in Ocala, people like Latoya Cooper suffered the most.
Rasmussen College has scheduled a free Community Career Fair, consisting of three events aimed and helping job seekers, scheduled for the campus at 4755 SW 46th Court in Ocala beginning Monday.
The family of a retired 16-year veteran School Board member who died recently is urging the community to donate to a college scholarship fund named in his honor.
A husband and wife arrested on child neglect charges Tuesday say they are innocent and were only trying their best to take care of the two troubled boys they are accused of neglecting.
There is no telling whether Resident No. 18 would have lived if Harmony House of Ocala staff had tried to resuscitate him.
Tourism had an impact on Marion County’s economy of just under $800 million in 2014 and increased hotel occupancy and revenues between 2012 and 2014.