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    Marion County School Board member Nancy Stacy said she stands by her comments that she posted on Facebook earlier this week. Her comments appear to be politically fueled after Christine Ford accused now Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual...
    Former Sheriff Chris Blair on Thursday was appointed to the one mill ad valorem tax oversight committee, or Independent Citizens Referendum Oversight Committee, by the Marion County School Board. Blair will be one of 15 members. ICROC functions as an...
          Marion County residents asked for someone to listen and Republican Eddie Leedy, who is running against Carl Zalak for a seat on the county commission, seems to be doing just that. Leedy, a retired captain from the Marion County Sheriff's...
    Election night coverage streaming live. (View election results for Marion County as well as the entire U.S.below.) U.S Election (Marion results below U.S. results)
    Ocala, Florida -- The Ocala City Council on Tuesday initiated the process to suspend Ocala Police Chief Kenneth Gregory Graham, who has been accused of Sexual Harassment, Hostile Treatment, Retaliation, and Discrimination. The vote, initiated by council president Jim Hilty,...
    Marion County -- Ocala Post reached out to the four candidates competing in the Marion County Sheriff’s race. Only two responded—former sheriff Ed Dean (D) and 26 year Ocala police veteran Lieutenant Billy Woods (R). Candidates Dennis McFatten (D) and Kerry...
    Marion County -- Former Marion County Sheriff Chris Blair withdrew his candidacy for re-election. In a letter to Supervisor of Elections, Welsley Wilcox, Blair wrote, “Having duly qualified for election for the office of Sheriff of Marion County, in the...
    Ocala, Florida -- Following the July 17 removal of 147 crime prevention kiosks around Marion County, Ofab Inc. CEO, Lawrence R. Amyotte, spoke out about the issue. In a July 15 article, Ocala Post wrote, "The exterior of the kiosks...
      UPDATE: Ofab Inc. CEO speaks out about the removal of the crime prevention kiosks Marion County - The kiosk program, which was created by former Sheriff Chris Blair in 2014, is under investigation by the State Attorney's Office. On Friday, May 20,...
    // Ocala, Florida -- The resolution to ban transgender bathrooms in Marion County schools has been officially adopted. During a Tuesday emergency resolution meeting, the Marion County School Board passed the resolution with a  4-1 vote. Marion...
    // Ocala, Florida -- Official Press Release - On March 10, Marion County residents will have another opportunity to learn about the county’s sales tax initiative before casting their vote during the upcoming presidential primary. County...
    // Ocala, Florida -- The State Attorney's Office has completed an extensive investigation into cases involving former Marion County sheriff's deputy Eduardo Bustamante. The investigation involved multiple use-of-force complaints and falsified arrest reports. In one of the...
    // Ocala, Florida -- A Marion County Sheriff's Office supervisor was demoted and suspended after an internal affairs investigation revealed that he made false statements to the Commander of the Marion County Unified Drug Enforcement...
    // Ocala, Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that K-9 Unit Interdiction Commander, Sergeant Jeremie Nix, was suspended with pay from MCSO. Public Information Officer Lieutenant Ryan Robbins wrote, "At this time no other information...
    // Ocala, Florida -- Someone, who wishes to remain unnamed out of fear of retaliation from the Marion County Sheriff's Office, reached out to Ocala Post and expressed concerns he has about the administration within MCSO. This...