During a State of the County presentation made to local business owners of the Ocala Chamber and Economic Partnership last week, Marion County Commission Chair Michelle Stone explained the impact of the Penny Sales Tax approved by Marion County voters in 2016, stressing the importance of its renewal.
A downtown Ocala Mexican restaurant that opened just seven months ago was temporarily shut down last week by a health inspector.
A driver and two passengers were transported to the hospital after their vehicle crashed into a building on Silver Springs Boulevard in Ocala.
An Ocala woman who claimed she was the victim in a domestic altercation ended up being the one charged when two juvenile witnesses corroborated the victim’s claim that he was the one who was battered.
A Maryland woman driving a high-end vehicle with a Nebraska license plate and no tag light was arrested last week.
A habitual traffic offender was arrested last week after a Marion County sheriff’s deputy spotted her driving a Dodge pickup with the wrong license tag on it.
Marion County sheriff’s deputies scrambled to an Ocala neighborhood Saturday after receiving a call about a monstrous alligator walking down a street.
A man was charged with fleeing and eluding law enforcement and his passenger was charged with possession of marijuana after a 1.3-mile police chase in Ocala on Sunday night.
An Ocala man admitted he “did something stupid because of his temper” when he pointed a double-barrel shotgun at a family member during an argument last week.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the reported theft of a cell phone from a customer at a Wal-Mart store in Ocala.
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