Ocala Regional May Have Caused A Fathers Death

Ocala Regional May Have Caused A Fathers Death

OCALA, Florida — Recent allegations among healthcare facilities seems to be the topic in every Facebook status in the past month. First Polliwog Dental and most recently Ocala Regional Medical Center.       Ocala Regional Medical Center was recently investigated by the Agency for Health Care Administration and found that laws had been broken […]

Polliwog owner, Michael Tarver, still denies allegations

Polliwog owner, Michael Tarver, still denies allegations

Ocala, Florida — The allegations continue to stack up against Michael Tarver, the owner and operator of Polliwog Dental. The latest developments in this case do not really surprise parents, whose children have attended the pediatric dentistry. Ivy Castillo, a parent who has taken her five year old to the dentistry said, “I have experienced […]

Marion County Tuberculosis Health Alert Update

Marion County Tuberculosis Health Alert Update

This in an update in regards to the tuberculosis outbreak in the Ocala-Marion County area. We reached out to the Department of Health (DOH) and we have received further information.     Mr. Ackerman, the Public Information Officer for the Department of Health in Marion County said, “None of the 12 people who tested positive […]

Tuberculosis Health Alert Marion County

Tuberculosis Health Alert Marion County

Ocala – Marion County – After a Marion High School Student tested positive for tuberculosis back in August, Marion County is now investigating 12 more cases. According to the Health Department, 12 more cases have been confirmed. The Marion County Health Department said that family members, friends, classmates, and teachers from both North Marion High […]

Marion County Schools Could Lose Its Sports Programs

Marion County Schools Could Lose Its Sports Programs

    When the Marion County school district meets with the teachers union to discuss this year’s budget, coaches and club directors could be asked to take as much as a 30 percent pay cut. Supplemental contracts are paid to the coaches and others who lead the school districts extracurricular activities, and those payments range […]

Marion County Man Charged With Child Abuse

Marion County Man Charged With Child Abuse

A Marion County man is in jail today on child abuse charges after stomping on the windshield of his girlfriend’s car. According to investigators, Marcus Jeremy Waters-37, returned home to find that his dog was missing after the front door of the home was left open. Waters then became angry and began yelling and swearing […]

Marion County Water Taste Test

Marion County Water Taste Test

Marion County seems to have tasty water as it has been deemed the county with the best tasting water. The Florida Rural Water Association gave Marion County the title after a panel rated Marion County’s water based on color, taste, and quench factor. The panel is made up of individuals from the Florida Department of […]

Michael Bargo Denied New Jury

Michael Bargo Denied New Jury

The same jury that convicted Michael Bargo of first degree murder at the beginning of the week must now decide if he will receive the death penalty or life in prison for the 2011 murder of 15-year-old Seath Jackson of Summerfield. The defense attorney along with the defendant, Bargo, filed a motion for a new […]

Obamacare Affecting Marion County Residents

Obamacare Affecting Marion County Residents

    Marion County, Florida — Over a third of House Republicans instructed their leader Thursday to evoke a government shutdown rather than fund the health care overhaul they call “Obamacare.” A letter from 80 Republicans asked Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, to resist any spending bills that would accommodate the new health care law, which […]

Sylvan Learning Center – Police Need Your Help

Sylvan Learning Center – Police Need Your Help

Police in Ocala need your help to solve a mindless crime that occurred at an Ocala learning center. The Sylvan Learning Center located at 3231 SE Maricamp Rd was found burglarized Tuesday morning by an employee arriving for work around 7:15 a.m. The burglary had apparently taken place in the middle of the night. The […]

Woodland Village Sinkhole Swallows Five Acre Lake

Woodland Village Sinkhole Swallows Five Acre Lake

For the second time since 1996 an Ocala neighborhood located at the intersection of Southeast 17th Street and 25th Avenue, has fallen victim to a sinkhole. Wes Harren, the property manager of Woodland Village said that on Tuesday afternoon something appeared wrong with the lake located in the community. Harren said by 4:30 he had […]

Florida And Mosquitoes – Know The Facts

Florida And Mosquitoes – Know The Facts

As the populations in Florida increases so does the threat of diseases, especially from mosquitoes. Mosquitoes in Florida carry four types of virus called arboviruses.         These viruses are; St. Louis encephalitis (SLE), Eastern equine encephalomyelitis(EEE), Western equine encephalitis , and West Nile Virus (WN).   SLE is the most common of […]

Immunization – Back To School Germs

Immunization – Back To School Germs

With summer vacation winding down, it’s not just back to school for kids… It’s also back to school for germs. The Marion County Health Department will be holding a special back-to-school immunization clinic to help parents get their kids ready for the start of a new school year. The clinic will be located at 1801 […]

Ocala Man Charged With Hate Crime

An Ocala man was arrested over the weekend and charged with a hate crime after stabbing and making racial remarks to a man he thought was Mexican. The victim 45- year-old Harvey Delvalle was hanging out at Terry’s Bar and Grill with his cousin on Saturday night. Delvalle noticed Monte Quinn Niblett- 59 kept starring […]

1 17 18 19