Motorcyclist killed in crash with vehicle in Citrus County

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with another vehicle Friday evening in Citrus County Kerry Ann Jurgens, 71, of Homosassa was driving a 2013 Dodge Durango northbound on U.S. 19 in the left turn lane approaching Grover Cleveland Boulevard, as Christopher N. Richard, 31, of Homosassa was riding a motorcycle southbound on U.S. 19 in […]

Two 30-year Master Gardeners to be recognized in Marion County  

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Master Gardeners Peter Bostanescu and Raymond McNeal will each be recognized for more than 30 years of volunteer service to Marion County during the Master Gardeners’ annual awards and recognition dinner at 6 p.m. on April 27 in the Marion County Extension Service Auditorium, 2232 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala. Bostanescu and McNeal first became certified […]

Burglary reported at Florida Horse Park in Ocala

Florida Horse Park in Ocala

A burglary was reported at Florida Horse Park in Ocala. Sometime between Friday and Monday, someone took four partial rolls of copper wire from a storage trailer located under the main arena, according to an incident report from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. The copper wire is valued at $200.

Two golf carts stolen from golf course in Ocala

Baseline Golf Course in Ocala

Two golf carts were reportedly stolen from a golf course in Ocala. The manager of the Baseline Golf Course reported that the golf carts had been taken overnight Tuesday. She said the golf carts had been secured by a cable to a large shipping container. The manager also said the keys to the golf carts […]

Pipe bomb recovered from reckless driving suspect’s stolen car

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A pipe bomb was recovered Saturday evening from a reckless driving suspect’s stolen vehicle in Marion County. A Marion County deputy noticed a small silver car run a stop sign, traveling at high rates of speed and attempted a traffic stop, but the driver failed to stop for the deputy, according to an arrest report. The […]

2017 Home Garden & Lifestyle Expo set later this month in Ocala

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The Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership (CEP), in partnership with the Marion County Building Industry Association, the College of Central Florida and the Ocala/Marion County Association of Realtors, will host the 2017 Home Garden & Lifestyle Expo on Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the College of Central Florida Ewers Center. The […]