Scott Springs Grand Opening

Scott Springs Grand Opening

Ocala, Florida — The Scott Springs Grand Opening has been rescheduled to Wednesday, June 11, 2014 from 4-6 p.m. There’s a beautiful new nature themed playground that children will love. Visitors can also enjoy taking a walk on the nature trails. Visitors are welcome to come on out for all the festivities. The park is […]

Volunteers begin clean-up of historical cemetery

Volunteers begin clean-up of historical cemetery

Ocala, Florida — On May 14, 2014, Ocala Post wrote about the deplorable conditions of the historical Evergreen Cemetery in Ocala, Florida. The cemetery is Ocala’s first cemetery and a large part of history for Ocala. According to the Historic Ocala Preservation Society, 10 years ago they arranged for volunteers to clean up and restore […]

Victims Have A Chance To Get Stolen Property Back

Victims Have A Chance To Get Stolen Property Back

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, through the Evidence Division, is planning to reunite owners with their property. The event is planned for 1-4 p.m., Monday, June 2, 2014 on the main campus of the sheriff’s office at the multi-purpose building, 3300 N.W. 10th Street, Ocala. There will be more than 200 items […]

Meteor Shower In The Forecast

Meteor Shower In The Forecast

Cosmic Event — Attention families, space geeks and insomniacs alike, the Earth is set to intercept a new meteor shower late Friday into Saturday. Many forecasts show 200 to 1,000 meteors per hour between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. Eastern Time on Saturday. “We expect these meteors to radiate from a point in Camelopardalis, also […]

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast Benefit

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast Benefit

Villages – Hope Lutheran Church is holding an all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, May 17, from 7:30 – 11:00 a.m. to benefit Youth Challenge Florida/House of Hope. The breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, fruit, orange juice and coffee. Tickets are $7 and are available at the church office. A limited number of tickets will be available […]

Daytona Beach Bike Week 2014

Daytona Beach Bike Week 2014

  Daytona Beach, Florida — Beginning March 7, 2014, Daytona Beach once again welcomes the ‘World’s Largest Motorcycle Event’ along the ‘World’s Most Famous Beach’. Celebrate with Daytona and nearly 500,000 of your fellow bikers as you make the annual pilgrimage. The event will be 10 days of high-octane street festivals, concerts, motorcycle races, bike […]

Cracker Cattle Drive

Cracker Cattle Drive

  Ocala, Florida — Head on down to Tuscawilla Park tomorrow February 22, 2014 for the 2nd Annual Rotary Discovery Fest. Games and activities for the kids, Cow Pie Bingo, fresh vittles and live music! Be there early to watch the cattle drive through down town! For more information call the Discovery Center at 352-401-3900. […]

GMO OMG Movie Premier Event At The Marion Theater

GMO OMG Movie Premier Event At The Marion Theater

  Ocala, Florida — A private screening for GMO OMG is being held at the Marion Theater in Ocala, Florida. The event is free to the public but seating is limited, so they are asking that people RSVP to (Dana Wyrick) at danablogsit@gmail.com or by calling 417-773-7760. VIP seating is available to anyone who makes […]

We Bike For Kids Charity Ride In The Villages

We Bike For Kids Charity Ride In The Villages

  The Villages — The third annual “We Bike For Kids” charity bicycle ride will be held on March 15, 2014 starting at the SeaBreeze Recreation Center in The Villages. The event features a Metric Century (62 miles) beginning at 8:30 a.m., a 30-mile ride starting at 9:30 a.m., and a 10-mile ride starting at […]

Black Friday Flyers 2013

Black Friday Flyers 2013

  Attention holiday shoppers, there is an ad leak in isle four. Every year thousands of shoppers plan their “attack” for Black Friday shopping, some even taking it to the extreme and mapping out the store prior to arriving. It is the thrill and excitement of the hunt as one person described it to Ocala […]

Bring The Harvest Home Helping The Needy For The Holidays

Bring The Harvest Home Helping The Needy For The Holidays

  Marion County food pantries are facing nearly bare shelves, having seen an estimated 25 percent increase in the amount of new families requesting help with groceries. And while new face after new face has shown up at Brother’s Keeper, Interfaith and the Salvation Army, donations have dwindled. This has left our food pantries in […]

30th Annual Light Up Ocala

30th Annual Light Up Ocala

  Light Up Ocala, the community’s official kick off of the holiday season, is held on the Downtown square on November 23, 2013. The Parade begins at 4:30 p.m. and the “Lighting of Ocala” will take place at 7:30 p.m., presuming there won’t be any technical difficulties. There will be entertainment, food, activities, and vendor […]

Ocklawaha Civil War Reenactment

Ocklawaha Civil War Reenactment

The 29th Annual Ocklawaha River Raid will be held on November 2 and 3, 2013, and is hosted by the 2nd Battalion, Hardy’s Brigade Civil War Re-enactor/Living History units. We are pleased to announce this re-enactment will be held on a new site. In cooperation with the Florida Horse Park the event will take place […]

Drug Take Back Event, No Questions Asked

Drug Take Back Event, No Questions Asked

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Ocala Police Department, and in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), will participate in the National Pill Take Back Day planned for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, October 26, 2013.     A uniformed officer will be stationed at the following “no […]