Marion County Newswire (Page 3)

Marion County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Marion County, FL. (Page 3)

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  1. Florida Votes 2016: Marion County SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    After former Marion County Sheriff Chris Blair dropped out of the race for sheriff in July following charges of perjury and official misconduct , the remaining two candidates say they hope to put the agency back on the right path. Either Democratic candidate Dennis McFatten or Republican candidate Billy Woods will become Marion County Sheriff on Nov. 8, and they both admit there have been past administrative problems in the agency.

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  2. Florida Votes 2016: Marion County Commission District 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... restructuring the budget, fixing issues with the county's EMS and firefighter services, and also fixing the Marion County Sheriff's Department. Townsend owns Marion Metal Works, a steel fabrication business, and he is also a partner in Day Break ...

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  3. Marion County Firefighters Rescue Horse From LevyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | News Talk Florida

    A horse named Walter found himself stuck in water in Umatilla on Saturday, but was rescued by Marion County firefighters. Walter got spooked near the Nelson's Fish Camp on SE Highway 42 and started to back down into the levy.

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  4. Your Vote 2016: Candidates hit campaign trail hard 16 days before electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | WFLA

    It took Marion County Fire Rescue crews a couple of hours to rescue a horse that had fallen into the water in Umatilla Saturday.

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  5. Fuel up and head out to explore Florida Scenic HighwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Heritage Highway and its loop/spur roads total approximately 48 miles from State Road 441 to the Alachua/Marion County line. It is just a 15-minute drive from UF, but it ushers visitors into "older, untouched Florida," says Sean Plemons, content ...

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  6. Leesburg police recruiting officers in Marion CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | WFTV Orlando

    ... of nearly $42,000 a year, the highest in Lake County. The Ocala Police Department offers $40,000, while the Marion County Sheriff's office offers $35,000. There has also been turmoil within the Ocala Police Department and Marion County Sheriff's ...

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  7. Ex-wife describes dark past about man accused of raping hospital workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | WFTV Orlando

    ... that we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. MARION COUNTY, Fla. - Robert Hicks' ex-wife spoke to Channel 9's Myrt Pric e about her marriage with Hicks and why she hopes he never gets ...

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  8. Robbers Hold 9-Year-Old Girl, Mother at Gunpoint in StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | CBS Local

    Deputies are searching for two robbery suspects who they say held a 9-year-old girl and her mother at gunpoint inside an Ocala Dollar General store. Local news agencies report the Marion County Sheriff's Office says the men remain at large after robbing employees at the store on Monday.

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  9. Pedestrian killed in Marion County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | WFTV Orlando

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  10. Robbers hold 9-year-old girl, mother at gunpoint in storeRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Deputies are searching for two robbery suspects who they say held a 9-year-old girl and her mother at gunpoint inside an Ocala Dollar General store. Local news agencies report the Marion County Sheriff's Office says the men remain at large after robbing employees at the store on Monday.

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  11. Skydiver Fatally Injured In 1,200-Foot FallRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2016 | Aero-News Network

    A man participating in a military-style parachute jump in Marion County, FL Friday was fatally injured after being pulled out of the airplane. The Orlando Sentinel reports that the accident occurred Friday afternoon at about 5:30 at Marion County Airport at Dunnellon Field , according to Marion County Sheriff's spokeswoman Valerie Strong.

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  12. Documents: Fla. sheriff tried to profit off kiosk dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A report says a former central Florida sheriff tried to profit off a crime-fighting kiosk business, violated several department policies and that the kiosks posed a safety hazard to the public. The report by the Marion County Sheriff's Office and prosecutors said crimes likely were committed by ex-sheriff Chris Blair and his chief of staff, Fred LaTorre, but they won't be prosecuted.

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  13. Report says Fla. sheriff tried to profit off kiosk dealRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A report says a former central Florida sheriff tried to profit off a crime-fighting kiosk business and violated several department policies. The report by the Marion County Sheriff's Office and prosecutors says crimes likely were committed by ex-sheriff Chris Blair and his chief of staff, but they won't be prosecuted.

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  14. Parachutist dies after falling 1,200 feet from airplaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Deputies are investigating after a man fell 1,200 feet to his death Friday in a parachuting accident in Marion County. The man was with a group of people going military-style parachuting when he fell out of the small passenger airplane about 5:30 p.m. at the Marion County Airport at Dunnellon Field, said sheriff's spokeswoman Valerie Strong.

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  15. 70-year-old Ocala woman's death still a mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | WFTV Orlando

    ... that we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. MARION COUNTY, Fla. - Ocala police said they have little to go on in the hunt for whoever killed a 70-year-old woman outside her home. ...

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  16. Handcuffed man runs into traffic, killed in OcalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | WFTV Orlando

    ... that we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. MARION COUNTY, Fla. - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating how a man in handcuffs was able to run into traffic and ...

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  17. FHP: Clermont man arrested after four-county chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    ... near the State Road 200 exit in Ocala and the rest stop south of the city, but the driver avoided them. The Marion County Sheriff's Office activated its helicopter unit. Once the helicopter was above the chase, deputies and troopers were able to ...

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  18. Scenes from Donald DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    ... fast; still, a line of people snaked all around the west parking lot. Brigitte Smith, a recent candidate for Marion County Commission, was at there with her daughter Tara, 17, who rode a Mustang horse through the parking lot while holding a Trump ...

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  19. Man charged in Fruitland Park armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    FRUITLAND PARK – A man was arrested in Marion County on Tuesday on armed robbery charges out of Fruitland Park.

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  20. Trump visits Ocala on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    The Ocala Police Department and Marion County Sheriff's Office said they are working with the Secret Service on security but declined to provide any additional details.

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