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    Marion County -- Marion County remains under a mosquito-borne illness advisory due to eastern equine encephalitis activity. In an August press release, Florida Department of Health Operations director Craig Ackerman, said, “The risk of disease being spread from mosquitoes to...
    Ocala, Florida -- A killer was sentenced to life in prison Thursday after being convicted of First-Degree Murder. The sentencing stemmed from the 2014 death of 1-year-old Jayden Green. Kendall Corey Dustin Blyden, 29, was originally charged with Aggravated Child Abuse,...
    Marion County -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a baby. In an e-mail, Marion County Sheriff’s Office Assistant Public Information Officer, Lauren Lettelier, wrote, "Due to the sensitive nature of the case, we cannot release...
    Ocala, Florida -- A man was arrested after Marion County sheriff's deputies say he fired several shotgun rounds into an occupied home. The incident happened on Northeast 172nd Place, Ocala. The victim told deputies that he and the suspect, Kevin Cornelius...
      The Volusia County Sheriff's Office is still investigating the death of an Ocala man who jumped from a moving truck Saturday. Deputies say three co-workers from Ocala drove to Volusia County to go fishing and get a group tattoo. According...
    // Note: Before readers jump to conclusions and attack the writer, readers should realize that this information was addressed with the Sheriff's Office first and posted to their Facebook page. The post was later deleted. The...
    // Ocala, Florida -- The Ocala Police Department, assisted by the Marion County Sheriff's Office, are investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 130 a.m. outside an Ocala nightclub. Ocala Police were the first to arrive at...
    // Ocala, Florida -- On Friday, the Marion County Board of County Commissioners said that Interim Marion County Administrator Bill Kauffman is heading in a new direction. Kauffman turned in his letter of resignation on Friday. His...
    // Marion County Solid Waste’s monthly furniture collection events are held at varying recycling centers throughout the county to provide convenient locations for citizens to bring their old furniture. Solid Waste then transports the furniture to...
    // Ocala, Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office and the Marion County Jail underwent an extensive, three-day audit and was found to be 100 percent compliant with the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). According to...
    //   Ocala, Florida -- On Tuesday, Marion County Commissioners voted unanimously to fly the third national Confederate flag, which had been removed in June. The flag is now back on display at the Fallen Officers Memorial in...
      Ocala, Florida -- The third national Confederate flag, which was on display at the Fallen Officers Memorial in front of the McPherson Governmental Complex, has been removed. The flag was there as part of a historical display of the flags...
    // Marion County -- Marion County Utilities has issued a precautionary boil water notice for customers in the communities of Majestic Oaks, Bent Tree, Jasmine Park, Harvest Meadows, Boyd, and Pidgeon Park. Utilities advises that all water used...
    // Ocala, Florida -- Adopt a Shelter Cat Month does not start until June, but kitten season has already begun and Marion County Animal Services has countless cats (well, almost) looking for homes. This summer, residents can adopt all...
    // Ocala, Florida -- On Tuesday, the Marion County Board of County Commissioners would not support a motion to move forward with the re-organization of the county's administration. Many believe the Board's decision was because the community...
    // Marion County -- The Marion County School Board announced that Marion County public schools will now start on August 17 -- a week earlier than normal. Previously, the start date was scheduled for August...
    // Ocala, Florida -- What has to happen before the Marion County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) realizes that public safety should be a number one priority? A better question is: how long will it take before...
    Ocala, Florida — In light of recent terrorist attacks, increased chatter, and intelligence about "lone-wolf" terrorists — both foreign and domestic — the Marion County Sheriff's Office plans to deter any threats against Marion County by being prepared. Ocala Post...
    // Ocala, Florida — In May, Ocala Post told you about the curfew being enforced by the Ocala Police Department. However, some parents seem to have ignored the issue. According to OPD, many parents are allowing their...
    // Ocala, Florida -- A mother is without her son today after he was struck on his scooter by a speeding vehicle. The Florida Highway Patrol and the Marion County Sheriff's Office, need the public's assistance in...