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    covid-19, sheriff billy woods, masks, ocala news, ocala post

    Health department not consulted before sheriff banned employees from wearing masks

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    Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods believes that there is no real evidence that wearing a mask lessens the spread of COVID-19. On August 11, the...
    ocala news, ocala post, mask mandate,

    Veto overruled, masks now required in Ocala, businesses vow not to allow deputies in...

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    Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods bans employees from wearing face masks On Wednesday, the Ocala City Council overturned Mayor Kent Guinn's veto after striking down...
    mcso, police corruption, marion county jail

    Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods accused of withholding vital health information from the families...

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    Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods is being accused of instructing his jail employees to withhold vital health information from the families of inmates. This is...

    Letter to the editor: I’m tired of elected officials like Nancy Pelosi

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    I’m tired of elected officials like Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff who are so full of themselves and high on power. They forget they were...
    fireworks, ocala post, ocala news, fireworks illegal

    Police will not respond to fireworks noise complaints due to Senate Bill 140

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    The Ocala Police Department will not enforce local ordinances regarding noise or related violations involving fireworks due to Senate Bill 140. Senate Bill 140 An act...
    kent guinn, ocala news, ocala post, mayor defys order

    Ocala Mayor will not enforce state order prohibiting alcohol sales at bars

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    On June 26, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation suspended the on-premises consumption of alcohol at all bars in Florida. As stated in...
    kathy bryant, ocala news, ocala post,

    Marion County Commissioner Kathy Bryant appointed Vice-Chair of the Florida Association of Counties’ Finance,...

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    Marion County Commissioner Kathy Bryant has been appointed to serve as Vice-Chair of the Florida Association of Counties’ Finance, Tax & Administration Committee by...

    DeSantis signs bill to increase salaries for teachers

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    At a press conference Wednesday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill that will provide $500 million in funds to raise teachers starting salaries...
    gators, ocala news, ocala post, gator bait

    UF bans “Gator Bait” cheer, use of jail inmates for farm labor

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    In what many are citing as a ridiculous move, UF President Kent Fuchs announced Thursday that the university will stop using the Gator Bait cheer...
    aunt jemima, ocala news, ocala post, cancel culture

    Cancel culture? Aunt Jemima products will be no more

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    After 131 years, PepsiCo’s Quaker Oats seemingly caved to the cancel culture and announced the company would do away with the Aunt Jemima branding...
    blm, publix, ocala news, ocala post

    Teen violated Publix policy, quit his job over BLM mask

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    A Florida teen quit his job at a Publix after he violated company policy and handwrote BLM on his medical face mask, which is...
    lego police sets, ocala news, ocala post, legoland

    LEGO pulls back advertising on police-related LEGO sets

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    LEGO announced that amid tensions between police and civilians that they are pulling back all advertising on police-related lego sets. The company said the move...
    rebekah jones, stalking, ocala news, ocala post

    Rebekah Jones created revenge site, posted nudes of a man, DeSantis speaks out

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          A police report obtained by Ocala Post from Tallahassee shows that Rebekah Jones, the woman who claimed she was fired from the DOH for...

    Government (White House officials) secretly hijacked Florida’s COVID-19 Surveillance Dashboard

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    Read the update to this story here. As Florida slowly reopens, the Florida government and White House officials allegedly secretly hijacked Florida's COVID-19 Surveillance...
    officer greg anderson, ocala news, ocala post

    Officer placed on paid leave following video chastising other officers who violate Constitution

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    Port of Seattle Police Officer Greg Anderson said three hours after he was told by his department they were in full support of his...
    michigan, covid-19 revolution, ocala news, ocala post

    Four Northern Michigan sheriffs uphold Constitution, take stand against governor during protest

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          Video courtesy of Ricky Giannetti via Michiganders Against Excessive Quarantine   Michigan -- In what many are calling a historic event, thousands protest in Michigan Wednesday...
    tyrone oliver, ocala city council

    Councilman-elect Tyrone Oliver hires attorney following Ocala City Council fallout

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    Ocala -- The Ocala City Council District 2 seat came open in December after councilman-elect, Tyrone Oliver, 63, was disqualified for a felony charge...
    Ocala news, felons voting rights, Ocala post

    Federal appeals court rules against DeSantis, felons who owe fines can vote

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    A federal appeals court Wednesday ruled that felons cannot be kept from voting simply because they failed to pay fines, fees, and restitution resulting...
    Ocala Mayor Kent Guinn, ocala news, ocala election,

    Ocala Mayor says he will run for U.S. Congress

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    Thursday, Ocala Mayor Kent Guinn said he plans to run for Florida’s 3rd Congressional District seat. Referring to Ted Yoho, who currently holds the seat,...

    State threatening to fire between 1,200 to 1,600 hundred teachers who attend rally

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    The State is threatening to fire between 1,200 to 1,600 hundred teachers if they attend the "Take on Tallahassee" rally scheduled to take place...