Ocala, Florida – Marion County Fire Rescue firefighters delivered approximately $25,000 worth of toys to 15 Marion County public schools on Thursday, wrapping up the department’s annual Holiday Helpers drive. For six weeks, firefighters collected gifts and donations from residents at all Marion County Fire Rescue stations. On Dec. 17, firefighters loaded toys onto several […]
Marion County Fire Rescue Press Release – During this winter season, Marion County citizens will be busy cooking for family and friends, enjoying festive decorations and keeping warm on chilly days. By following these tips from Marion County Fire Rescue, you can help to ensure your holidays and winter months are full of safe warmth […]
Ocala, Florida — Grab the purr-fect or fetching pet photo of the year during Pet Photos with Santa sponsored by UF Pet Emergency Services at Paddock Mall, Marion County’s only climate-controlled family friendly shopping destination. Pet Photos are hosted during regular mall hours and the set gets an extensive cleaning following the event to remove […]
Marion Oaks, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Office Property Crimes Detectives have arrested and charged Christopher Velez, 23, and Brian Vargas, 27, for three counts of Grand Theft, Petit Theft, and three counts of Dealing in Stolen Property. During the Christmas season, there were multiple thefts of UPS and Fed-EX packages from homes in the […]
Kansas City, Missouri — The public usually only hears about the negative things when it comes to law enforcement. And while there are corrupt agencies and morally bankrupt law enforcement officers, there are also many that go above and beyond the call of duty. Many who know the true meaning of “Protect and Serve.” These […]
Ocala, Florida — Marion County Fire Rescue wants to make sure that all children in Marion County have a toy to unwrap Christmas Morning. You can drop off an unwrapped toy at any local fire station for this toy drive. If you have any questions you can call Ryan Sheffield at 954-547-5149.
Ocala, Florida — The annual Ocala Christmas Parade is December 13, 2014, and begins at 5:30 p.m.! The 2014 parade theme is “Home for the Holidays.” The friends of the Christmas Parade are striving to make being a part of the parade easier than ever by selling Bleacher Seat tickets online! Tickets are only $8 […]