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Florida Trend magazine revealed its list of 2013 Golden Spoon winners in its December issue and, once again, Sky Asian Fusion and La Cuisine represented Ocala.

11/25/2014 9:35:21 PM

The company that operates Munroe Regional says the county hospital district trustees are unreasonably withholding approval of its plan for improvements.

11/25/2014 4:50:36 PM

The city of Ocala, Mayor Kent Guinn, Ocala Police Chief Greg Graham and the Ocala Police Department are being sued.

11/25/2014 4:49:44 PM

In one of two burglary-related incidents in Ocala Tuesday morning, a thief stole thousands of dollars worth of eyeglasses frames from a Lens Crafters.

11/25/2014 6:12:33 PM

Officials say a 15-year-old girl walking home from a school bus stop Monday was forced into the woods and molested by a Forest High School student.

11/25/2014 11:25:29 AM

Vashti Nugent doesn't know how she would have gotten through her bout with breast cancer several years ago had it not been for the circle of friends and family members who helped her.

11/25/2014 9:06:08 PM

People in the mood for holiday festivities stopped by the grounds of City Hall last Friday to hear seasonal music and watch the tree lighting ceremony.

11/25/2014 12:26:54 PM

After three years of waiting for a possible reopening, Georgia-Pacific has decided that its plywood mill outside Hawthorne will stay shut down.

11/25/2014 6:12:33 PM

The state Department of Education has completed what has been dubbed a “perception report” of Marion County Public Schools.

11/25/2014 9:34:09 PM

The Marion County Hospital District continues to find employee benefits problems as it winds down Munroe Regional Medical Center’s pension and 401(k) plans.

11/25/2014 4:46:47 PM

Osceola Middle School students are set to get a closer look at the world of finance beginning next month, when the school’s seventh-graders are scheduled to open a bank.

11/25/2014 3:01:55 PM

Sheriff's deputies say an Ocala man who solicited a woman for sex ended being carjacked with a BB gun.

11/25/2014 1:27:46 PM

Marion County sheriff's deputies on Monday arrested 15-year-old boy accused of molesting a 6-year-old boy.

11/25/2014 12:31:44 PM

The woman told the officer who searched her that they had bought the drug earlier in the night and were going to sell it to pay her bills.

11/25/2014 11:01:40 AM

A man was arrested Tuesday morning in Gainesville in connection with a burglary at a Levy County bar that ended in a fire that injured two firefighters.

11/25/2014 9:58:25 AM

After several false starts, a 26-year-old death row inmate will finally be able to proceed with his post-conviction relief hearing.

11/25/2014 12:28:09 PM

Ocala Breeders' Sales Company, Inc. has purchased the former Ocala Equestrian Center property for $820,000.

11/25/2014 8:29:28 AM

A county judge on Monday reinstated probation for the Salt Springs man whose backyard poison caused the death of animals.

11/24/2014 9:40:21 PM

Between 40 million to 50 million Christmas trees are sold annually in the United States.

11/25/2014 12:27:40 PM

Police, community and calendar briefs for Nov. 25, 2014 are featured.

11/24/2014 9:30:55 PM