Marion County’s upcoming Mobile Health Unit locations

Marion County’s upcoming Mobile Health Unit locations

The Florida Department of Health in Marion County’s Mobile Health Unit will be going to several new locations soon. The bus will provide immunizations and other department services. Below are the scheduled dates and locations. Sept. 1: Forest Community Center (777 S. Highway 314A, Ocklawaha) from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 7: AMEX Food […]

Gag grouper fall season opens in Gulf 4-county region

Gag grouper fall season opens in Gulf 4-county region

The Gulf of Mexico gag grouper recreational season in state waters off Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson, and Taylor counties will be open for harvest September 1, through December 31. The season for all other Gulf state and federal waters is June 1 through December 31. The minimum size limit for gag grouper is 24 inches total […]

Op-ed: Do the rich get a pass?

If I ever behaved in a manner such as Mr. Trump, if I ever lied continually, or if I ever committed crimes to the extent that we are now witnessing, I would have been made to answer for my actions, and fired!

Op-ed: Do the rich get a pass?

The newest excuse coming from the media concerning elected officials caught red-handed and found guilty of crimes is that “everyone does it!” I was dumbfounded to hear this statement reiterated by the American public along with the double-down, “Well, they just got caught.” I want to let you know that not everyone commits crimes of […]

Op-ed: Judge fires back at State Attorney Brad King

Make no mistake, Mr. King is upset because I don’t always rule the way he wants.

Op-ed: Judge fires back at State Attorney Brad King

This letter was provided to Ocala Post by Marion County Court judge Robert Landt. I run a courtroom where the law rules supreme and everyone is treated with the fairness they are guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States of America. Over the last few weeks, my record has come under attack by the state […]

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run

The Florida Highway Patrol is seeking the public’s help in finding the driver of a pickup truck who was involved in a hit-and-run crash Sunday. According to an FHP press release, a pickup was traveling southbound on Northwest 110th Avenue, approaching the Northwest 5th Street intersection when it struck a pedestrian who was walking eastbound […]

ALERT: Several upcoming lane closures for Marion County

ALERT: Several upcoming lane closures for Marion County

Marion County — Motorists traveling in Marion County will experience the following intermittent lane closures: Aug 7: Southeast 165th Mulberry Lane at the intersection of Buena Vista Boulevard from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., due to routine maintenance of the median. Aug. 7 to 14: Southwest 102nd Street at the intersection of Southwest 182nd Circle […]

Six children rescued from filth

Six children rescued from filth

Silver Springs Shores — Five girls and a boy —  ages 2 to 13 — were removed from a Silver Springs Shores home by the Department of Children and Families Tuesday after the children were found living in filth. Law enforcement officials were dispatched to the area of Banyan Course after someone reported seeing two […]

Semi driver killed in I-75 crash

Semi driver killed in I-75 crash

A semi driver was killed early Wednesday morning when overturned his truck and trailer. The Florida Highway Patrol said the semi was traveling south on the Interstate 75 exit ramp at County Road 326 (mile marker 358) when the driver failed to negotiate the ramp curve. The semi traveled onto the left grassy shoulder, at […]

Bicyclist struck, killed on County Road 484

Bicyclist struck, killed on County Road 484

  A bicyclist was killed Saturday when he was struck by a 1999 Ford F-350 pickup truck. The bicyclist, identified as 59-year-old Dominick Gonzales, was traveling east on the paved shoulder of County Road 484. The F-350, driven by Jarvis Watkins, 40, was traveling east on County Road 484 in the outside lane approaching the […]

Community pulls together to save the life of a 9-year-old boy

Community pulls together to save the life of a 9-year-old boy

Meet 9-year-old Jaden. Jaden was diagnosed with Leukemia recently and is currently undergoing his second round of chemotherapy. The Tomlin Brings Hope Foundation has teamed up with Jaden’s family to host #jadensarmy Rib Smokeout to help raise money for Jaden’s treatment. The University of Florida also donated two tickets to the LSU vs Florida Home […]

Hollywood 16 concession stand closed until further notice

Hollywood 16 concession stand closed until further notice

The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Thursday closed down the Regal Hollywood Stadium 16 & IMAX theater concession stand. The theater is located at 2801 SW 27th Ave, Ocala. According to the report, the inspector found approximately a dozen live roaches while he was present. The report states that one of the live roaches had […]

FREE concerts at the Levitt AMP Ocala Music Series

FREE concerts at the Levitt AMP Ocala Music Series

Looking for FREE fun this summer? Enjoy food, crafts, beer, and wine at the 2018 Levitt AMP Ocala Music Series. The Levitt AMP Ocala Music Series will take place at Webb Field at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Complex located at 1510 NW Fourth St. Check dates for upcoming Concerts. The Summer Break Spot […]

Maintenance man uses keys to enter home, severely beats man

Maintenance man uses keys to enter home, severely beats man

Ocala, Florida — Two felons remain behind bars after they used a master key to enter a man’s apartment and severely beat him. Ocala police were alerted to Village Green Apartments, located at 500 Southwest 33rd Avenue when the person the victim was FaceTiming witnessed the incident. The suspects, Anthony Caban, 53, and Michael Swint, 38, […]

Adultery blackmail scam has some on edge

Adultery blackmail scam has some on edge

The FBI Jacksonville Division is warning residents of central Florida of a scam that threatens to blackmail individuals who have allegedly committed adultery. “The scammer threatens to reveal the information to the recipient’s spouse, family and friends, and demands payment in exchange for secrecy. In an effort to avoid detection, the scammer often insists on […]

VIDEO: Early morning fire destroys luxury home

VIDEO: Early morning fire destroys luxury home

Hernando, Florida — At approximately 4:27 a.m.,  Citrus County Fire Rescue responded to a fire at 3671 E. Turquoise Lane, Hernando. When crews first arrived, they found a $5,000-square-foot… READ MORE   Please follow and like us:

2018 Crystal River scallop festival

2018 Crystal River scallop festival

Celebrate summer at Crystal River’s scallop festival. The festival will feature live music, bounce houses, karaoke, beer, arts and crafts, a variety of foods, a scallop cook-off, Battle of the Bands, contests, inflatable slide with water slide, seafood, pony rides, and so much more! Location: Kings Bay Park, 268 NW 3rd St, Crystal River, FL […]