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The Marion County Hospital District trustees are again fuming at Munroe Regional Medical Center's leadership.

12/19/2014 4:03:49 PM

Marion County’s unemployment rate for November was 6.8 percent, down from 7.5 percent a year ago, according to state data released Friday.

12/19/2014 5:29:25 PM

An armed man robbed a hotel clerk of cash Thursday night, which was captured on surveillance video that has been released by authorities in hopes of learning his identity.

12/19/2014 9:06:49 AM

For most of the school year, students are continually exhorted to keep quiet. On Friday, just before Christmas break, some students at Fort King Middle School were encouraged to be as loud as possible.

12/19/2014 5:41:52 PM

A man with a history of arson was arrested Friday, accused of setting one fire and possibly two others.

12/19/2014 1:37:22 PM

After having his life entangled with the Marion County judicial system for nearly six years, Rishi Ramgoolie walked out of a courtroom Friday morning designated a convicted felon.

12/19/2014 5:14:23 PM

A resident said the gifts were for his and his fiance's children, ages 18, 15 and 10, and other family members.

12/19/2014 5:00:56 PM

A Chamber & Economic Partnership marketing strategist from Ocala visited the Dunnellon Chamber of Commerce on Friday to meet with staff, city officials, people from area businesses and representatives from the Dunnellon Business Association.

12/19/2014 4:07:12 PM

Nobility Homes announced a 14 percent increase in sales for the fiscal year that ended Nov. 1.

12/19/2014 2:10:34 PM

The Medical Examiner's Office reported Howard Edward Holmes, 66, died from injuries to his head and that his death appeared to be accidental.

12/19/2014 1:12:13 PM

An 89-year-old Ocala man who fired shots at another man Thursday was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon/domestic.

12/19/2014 10:32:30 AM

The company has closed its doors nearly a month after federal authorities arrested its CEO in Puerto Rico, allegedly with more than $600,000 in undeclared cash aboard a private plane.

12/19/2014 9:58:44 AM

An Ocala man is facing up to life in federal prison after he pleaded guilty this week to one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

12/18/2014 7:38:33 PM

North Marion High School was one of only 55 high schools in the state to improve its 2013-14 grade — going from a C to a B — which is impressive considering the state increased its grading threshold for that time frame.

12/19/2014 11:33:31 AM

Less than two years since moving to Marion County, Forest Animal Rescue has slowly but steadily built permanent habitats for several of its rescued exotic animals.

12/19/2014 10:44:43 AM

Patrick’s Heating & Air Conditioning in Silver Springs has provided materials and labor for ductwork repairs to help a Marion County woman in response to a recent Community With A Heart story.

12/19/2014 10:12:28 AM

Marion County sheriff's detectives are looking for the man who they say attempted to rob a woman while she pumped gas at a BP station on Wednesday.

12/19/2014 9:08:32 AM

Police, community and calendar briefs for Dec. 19, 2014.

12/18/2014 8:01:00 PM

A 47-year-old Marion Oaks man was arrested on a disorderly intoxication charge Wednesday after being accused of harassing a Wal-Mart customer.

12/18/2014 12:15:15 PM

Maritza Dorta-Rojas remembers that September night in 1994 when she and her 4-year-old son boarded a raft on the Cuban shore to flee her homeland.

12/18/2014 3:24:09 PM