Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburger was shut down following complaint, allowed to reopen after 24-hrs

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburger was shut down following complaint, allowed to reopen after 24-hrs

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburger, located at 3558 SW College Road, was immediately shut down after it was inspected following a consumer complaint. The Department of Business and Professional Regulation visited the establishment on October 11. The fast-food restaurant was ordered to close for one day, and allowed to reopen on October 12 after violations […]

Ocean Buffet inspected following consumer complaint

Ocean Buffet inspected following consumer complaint

Ocean Buffet, located at 3425 SW College Road, was inspected following a consumer complaint. The Department of Business and Professional Regulation visited the establishment on October 9. The violations are as follows: Accumulation of debris inside the ware washing machine. Bowl or other containers with no handle used to dispense food. At the dry storage […]

Fast-food joint known for late night “runs” voted America’s best Mexican-style restaurant

Fast-food joint known for late night “runs” voted America’s best Mexican-style restaurant

According to a survey by Harris Poll, Taco Bell has been voted the best Mexican-style restaurant. You read right. Taco Bell, a fast-food joint known for late night “runs” was voted America’s best Mexican-style restaurant over several other choices. The poll surveyed more than 77,000 people. The fast-food joint beat out Moe’s, Chipotle, Baja Fresh, […]

Bank of America denies cash deposits

Bank of America denies cash deposits

An Ocala woman says she is disgusted with the way Bank of America (BOA) treats its elderly customers. The woman told Ocala Post that she has been making deposits into her father’s checking account for years. The father is legally blind and cannot drive. She said she was shocked last week when she attempted to […]

Duke Energy customers could soon see rate hike

Duke Energy customers could soon see rate hike

Duke Energy Florida customers could soon see a significant increase in their power bills if a rate hike request is approved by the Florida Public Service Commission. Duke Energy has already applied for a request with the Florida Public Service Commission to raise its rates 8.5 percent. This means Duke Energy customers would pay more […]

Verizon announces price hikes, customers say they are getting lower quality

Verizon announces price hikes, customers say they are getting lower quality

Hundreds of Verizon customers turned to social media Tuesday to express their frustration with Verizon’s rate increases. Many vowing to “dump” Verizon as their mobile carrier. Verizon says customers should not be upset. Verizon said the company is raising the price of its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version. Beginning August […]

Bank employee stole more than $500K from customers

Bank employee stole more than $500K from customers

Ocala, Florida — A SunTrust Bank employee is accused of stealing funds from bank customers, and identify theft. Ocala Police Department Detective Wayne Greene arrested Connie Moorman Willis, 52, on September 26, 2016, after an investigation revealed that Willis had possibly committed Identity Theft. According to reports, Detective Greene was first notified of the Identity […]

Massive recall on Wells Pharmacy human and veterinarian products

Massive recall on Wells Pharmacy human and veterinarian products

Ocala, Florida – Wells Pharmacy Network (WPN) has recalled all sterile human and veterinary products prepared between February 22, 2016, and September 14, 2016. Also on the list (below), are products that remain within expiry, but are being recalled due to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) concern over the lack of sterility assurance. A spokesperson […]

Another price hike for Walt Disney World, changes for pass holders

Another price hike for Walt Disney World, changes for pass holders

Florida — Once again, Walt Disney World has raised its prices, making it more difficult for the average family to visit the theme park. For many, the “Happiest Place on Earth,” has become the most expensive place. According to Disney, a new color-coded annual pass system will replace the old annual passes at all Florida-based theme […]

15 million T-Mobile customers at risk after hackers accessed data

15 million T-Mobile customers at risk after hackers accessed data

T-Mobile was notified by Experian, a vendor that processes their credit applications, that they experienced a massive data breach. According to officials, the hacker(s) acquired the records of approximately 15 million people, including new applicants requiring a credit check for service or device financing from September 1, 2013, through September 16, 2015. These records include […]

Hackers take control of vehicles produced by GM

Hackers take control of vehicles produced by GM

It is often said that one day computers will be the ruin of civilization with so much of the world being run by computers. From the TV’s you watch, to the cars you drive, hackers are always looking for new ways to wreak havoc on society. Like a scene from the movie “Live Free or […]