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Firefighter’s house burnt down; neighbor saved his two dogs

// Umatilla, Florida -- Who do firefighters turn to when they need a hero? Other firefighters, of course. On August 15, Marion...
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Marion Oaks: Sex offenders within five miles of each school

// Ocala, Florida -- Recently, parents asked Ocala Post to compile an easy-to-view list of sex offenders who live near schools in...
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Know when to stop for school buses and school crossings in Florida

// Florida -- With the start of the 2015-2016 school year quickly approaching, here is a reminder for all of those...
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Free back to school haircut

// Ocala, Florida -- On Sunday, August 16, My Salon Suites in Ocala is offering free haircuts for elementary school students...
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To the Editor: Citizens & commissioners show little support for public safety

// Ocala, Florida -- It was a little disheartening to see all the Marion County citizens rally for the Confederate flag...
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Unbelievable act of kindness from firefighters after man sustained serious injuries

// Belleview, Florida --  While an elderly man was mowing his yard Friday morning he fell and suffered serious injuries. Marion County...
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IRS phone scam hits Marion County

// Ocala, Florida -- An IRS phone scam taking place across the country has surfaced in Marion County. On July 25, a...
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Inaugural CF Volleyball alumni match set for Saturday

// Ocala, Florida -- Since it began playing volleyball in 2011, the College of Central Florida volleyball team has made an impact...
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Commissioners look toward sales tax increase for public safety

Ocala, Florida -- Marion County Commissioners unanimously agreed last Tuesday to schedule a workshop to discuss placing a one cent sales tax increase on...
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Vehicle burglaries at gyms and parks, windows shattered

// Ocala, Florida -- Thieves are targeting vehicles in Ocala, and it doesn’t look like keeping your vehicle locked will stop...

Aspen Foods recall includes 1,978,680 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed, and breaded chicken

// Ocala, Florida —Aspen Foods, A Division of Koch Poultry Company, a Chicago, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,978,680 pounds of frozen,...
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2015-2016 school year: Back to school and sports physicals

// Ocala, Florida -- Symphony Healthcare, Inc., located at 202 SW 17th Street, Suite A, Ocala, is now offering back to...
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Interim Marion County Administrator Bill Kauffman resigns

// Ocala, Florida -- On Friday, the Marion County Board of County Commissioners said that Interim Marion County Administrator Bill Kauffman...
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Ocala Utility Services scam

// Ocala, Florida - Ocala Utility Services (OUS) has issued a warning to its customers about a bill payment scam that...
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Citizen captures wonderful act of kindness by an Ocala police officer

// Ocala, Florida -- Citizens have no way of knowing what types of dangers or monsters a law enforcement officer encounters...
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Free admission to all Marion County user fee parks

// Marion County - In celebration of Parks and Recreation Month, Marion County Parks and Recreation will be offering free admission...
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The truth surfaces; video shows gunman during shooting at Confederate flag rally

// Ocala, Florida -- The Ocala Police Department has obtained clear surveillance video of a black male suspected of firing shots...
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Solid waste events for furniture and electronics

// Marion County Solid Waste’s monthly furniture collection events are held at varying recycling centers throughout the county to provide convenient...
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Confederate flag southern heritage rally attracts thousands

//   Ocala, Florida -- Ocala made history today as more than 1,000 people attended the Florida Southern Pride Ride rally on...
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Protesters say Confederate flag at Marion County complex “fell” down

// Ocala, Florida -- Saturday, an Ocala man who was at the anti-Confederate flag protest at the McPherson Governmental Complex, removed...