Local News for Ocala, Florida

06/04/2020

2 Ocala arts events scheduled

The arts scene is starting to pick up again as the pandemic lockdowns ease:Fine arts: The Brick City Center for the Arts, 23 SW Broadway St., Ocala, is having an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Friday for “The New Normal,” an exhibit of work created by 21 local artists during the lockdown.”The exhibit showcases new, READ MORE.
Two teens arrested for shooting paintballs at people06/04/2020

Two teens arrested for shooting paintballs at people

Summerfield, Florida — Two teens, Justin Ackley, 17, and Dylan Pilcher, 18, were arrested Thursday after they were accused of shooting paintballs from a moving vehicle. On Wednesday, victims reported that they had been shot with paintballs by two suspects driving a car. One victim was struck in the head and the other victim was READ MORE.
06/04/2020

OCALA CITY COUNCIL APPROVES FINANCIAL RELIEF FOR MUNICIPAL SERVICES CUSTOMERS

The Ocala City Council approved a one-time financial relief to municipal services customers in June.  The city realizes many customers are facing unusual financial hardships because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The proposed measures approved during the council meeting will lessen the financial strain and allow those in a vulnerable position to manage their municipal services READ MORE.