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

Trey Norton Turner

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

Wild flower in The Villages

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 […]

Marion County Veterans Services closing for relocation April 10 to 14  

Marion County Veterans Service

Moving day’s just around the corner for Marion County Veterans Services. Rehabilitation and renovation of the “old bowling alley on Silver Springs Boulevard” is nearing completion. The project closes under budget and ahead of schedule under the direction of Marion County Facilities Management. The project’s focus now shifts to getting the staff and equipment moved […]

Multi-agency operation targets transporters of illicit contraband on Florida’s highways

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Recently, teams from the Florida Highway Patrol’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement and Criminal Interdiction Unit hosted a week-long Commercial Motor Vehicle Drug Interdiction Assistance Program (DIAP) with the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement  and the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office. The program trains law enforcement on how to detect and apprehend transporters and/or […]