Dogs, venomous snakes removed from Ocala home

Dogs, venomous snakes removed from Ocala home

Summerfield — Marion County Animal Services served a search warrant at 14255 Southeast 100th Avenue following an anonymous tip. When investigators arrived, they found 38 dogs and several diamondback rattlesnakes, at which time the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was notified. Officials said that Tyrone A. Terry, 41, does not have the proper permits […]

FHP: Road closures due to wildfire

FHP: Road closures due to wildfire

Marion County – At 12 a.m., Nov. 19, the Florida Highway Patrol announced that State Road 40 is closed at County Road 314A and State Road 19, due to a wildfire. The fire is in the Mill Dam area of the Ocala National Forest (Southeast 180th Avenue). According to FHP, traffic traveling east on State […]

Food stamp recipients receive deposits early due to Hurricane Matthew

Food stamp recipients receive deposits early due to Hurricane Matthew

Food stamp recipients should have received early deposits due to Hurricane Matthew. According to the Florida Department of Children and Families, current food stamp customers in Baker, Brevard, Broward, Citrus, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Glades, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Indian River, Lake, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Nassau, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Polk, Putnam, Seminole, St. Johns, […]