Deadline approaching for 13-week course with Marion County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy


The Marion County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy and Partnership program, a free 13-week educational course about the operations of the sheriff’s office, is currently accepting applications for classes beginning in September. During the program, Marion County Sheriff’s Office staff will highlight all units within the Sheriff’s Office, giving citizens an in-depth understanding of what the […]

Wildwood man wanted on warrants arrested after brief foot chase

Michael A. Green

A 54-year-old Wildwood man wanted on three warrants was arrested after a brief foot chase late Wednesday night. Wildwood police went to arrest Michael A. Green at about 11:30 p.m. at his residence at 810 Jackson St. Green fled, but was apprehended after a brief foot chase. During a pat down, Green was found to […]

Hiring event set next week for new AutoZone distribution center in Ocala


AutoZone is seeking a dozen Distribution Center Advisors for its new distribution center in Ocala. CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion will hold a hiring event on Wednesday, Aug. 23 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the College of Central Florida’s Klein Conference Center in Ocala. The all-day event will include on-site interviews. Frank Calascione, business development manager for […]

Stephen Paul Boone

Stephen Paul Boone

Stephen Paul Boone, 52, of Ocala, FL, passed away August 13, 2017.  Born in Philadelphia, PA, he came to this area in 1973 from Hatfield, PA. He was a US Army Veteran and worked as an audio technician for The Villages Entertainment and St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Stephen enjoyed target shooting, music, fishing […]

Virginia Mae Lindsey

Beyers Funeral Home

Virginia Mae Lindsey, 102, of Leesburg, FL, passed away during the morning of Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the North Campus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of Leesburg, Florida. Born March 16, 1915 in New Castle, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of Theodore Ellis McKee and Viola Bennett McKee, who later moved to Orlando, FL. An honor […]

Regina Louise Bellus

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Regina Louise Bellus, age 60, of Fruitland Park, FL, passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017, in Leesburg, Florida. Regina was born June 2, 1957 in Omaha Nebraska. She was a member of Windsor Baptist Church in Gainesville. Regina enjoyed fishing, shopping, reading, playing computer games, gardening and spending time outdoors. She loved spending time with […]