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The percentage of Ocala-area homes worth less than what owners still owed for them fell during the first quarter of 2014.
There is a small group of people who try their hardest not to be noticed during the annual 2-year-old thoroughbred auctions at the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.
The Marion County Sheriff’s bomb disposal unit on Saturday afternoon disposed of a hand grenade and mortar that were found among a deceased person’s belongings.
A pastel garden made up of thousands of worshippers joined together at locations throughout the area Easter Sunday for a marathon of services from the Greenhouse Church.
Four years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, they are among thousands of other Gulf Coast businesses and their employees awaiting reimbursement promised by BP.
The zombie movie that was marred by the death of two men connected to the production will be completed and dedicated to them.
Heavy rain to start the Easter weekend appears to have vanished for at least a little while, according to the National Weather Service.
An Ocala man was arrested on his 34th birthday and charged with battery on a law enforcement officer.
A preliminary report released by the National Transportation Safety Board indicates an experimental plane that crashed two weeks ago did not have any major problems.
His hands move swiftly, switching from scissors to a straight razor. An assembly line of combs, brushes and guards for his clippers stretches across his desk.
Ocala Regional Medical Center is beginning a medical residency program that, hospital officials contend, may offset a decades-long decline in the number of primary care doctors in Marion County.
The overcast, drizzly Saturday was little deterrent to those who came out to Easter celebrations in Ocala.
Runners fanned out across southeast Ocala well before dawn Saturday, walking, jogging and running in a show of support for the victims of last year’s Boston Marathon bombing.
Sunday is the high holy day for Christians, when the faithful celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.