2016 Ocala Christmas Parade, a ‘Star-Spangled Christmas’

2016 Ocala Christmas Parade, a ‘Star-Spangled Christmas’

Ocala, Florida — The annual Ocala Christmas Parade will take place on December 10, 2016. The parade is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. This year the theme is a ‘Star-Spangled Christmas’. VIP bleacher seating may still be available. Tickets are available for $10, and must be presented at the parade. The tickets can be […]

Firefighters deliver $25,000 in toys

Firefighters deliver $25,000 in toys

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 […]

Pet photos with Santa

Pet photos with Santa

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 […]

Firefighters host annual Holiday Helpers Drive

Firefighters host annual Holiday Helpers Drive

Marion County – For more than 12 years Marion County Fire Rescue firefighters have helped meet the needs of families who are struggling to stay warm and bring joy into their homes during the holiday season. As part of this annual effort, MCFR firefighters are asking the community to partner with their Holiday Helpers Drive […]

Grandfather Bruce Fleming Shot On Christmas Day

Grandfather Bruce Fleming Shot On Christmas Day

  Deltona, Florida — The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after gunfire on Christmas morning in Deltona claimed the life of Bruce Fleming, 69. Investigators say they are trying to determine if the shooting was accidental, and if it was a stray bullet that hit Fleming. Deputies were dispatched to 3220 Cadehill Drive after […]

Marion County Sheriff’s Office Helps Feed The Needy

Marion County Sheriff’s Office Helps Feed The Needy

  Ocala, Florida — This morning more than 15,500 pounds of fresh oranges were picked in Marion County. The bulk of the oranges were off to the Marion County Jail, where the fruit is served as part of meals for inmates or the oranges are juiced. But the delivery truck made a special stop by […]

Three Sisters & One Friend Rob For Christmas

Three Sisters & One Friend Rob For Christmas

  Rock Hill, North Carolina — Four women could be facing 10 years in prison, spending their holidays behind bars after being arrested and charged in a shoplifting ring. Police said, ” four brazen low lives stole from Belk, JCPenney, Kohl’s, Hobby Lobby, T.J. Maxx, Ross, and Walmart in Rock Hill, along with several other […]

Thieves Watching Your House During Christmas

Thieves Watching Your House During Christmas

  Ocala Post reminds Residents to be careful when having packages delivered and when throwing out empty boxes from big-ticket items purchased during the Christmas season. This time of year thieves aren’t just scoping your house for delivered packages sitting on your porch, but also your trash. It is not uncommon for a thief to […]

Grinch Governor Chafee Allows Christmas Tree

Grinch Governor Chafee Allows Christmas Tree

  Rhode Island — Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee released statement Monday December 2, 2013 announcing that the tree at the State House will be called a Christmas tree, instead of a holiday tree, ending a two year long debate. In 2011, in his first year as governor, Chafee’s calling of a “holiday tree” sparked […]

Ocala Christmas Parade 2013

Ocala Christmas Parade 2013

  Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Christmas Parade is December 14th, 2013 and begins at 5:30 p.m.! The parade theme is “A Frosty White Christmas.” 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 (Plus […]

Belleview Christmas Parade 2013

Belleview Christmas Parade 2013

  Belleview, Florida — The Belleview Christmas Parade is Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 2:00 p.m., This years theme is “White Christmas”. Come on out and enjoy the day along 441 in Belleview, beginning at the intersection of 441 and 110th St. and ending at Robinson Rd. and 441. The Parade will feature the anticipated […]