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Special-needs shelter proposed  Ocala

Local emergency management officials want to build a 37,000-square-foot shelter that can house 1,000 special-needs people during and after a disaster.



Lake Weir High murder suspects due in court  WCJB

Isaiah Richard and Emanuel Tuggerson, the two people arrested for the murder of Lake Weir High School student bailey Zylo and his stepfather Andy Fockler in ...



Lake Weir falls to Bradford in spring game  Ocala

During Thursday's loss, returning QB Deiontae Simpkins went 8-for-10 with a touchdown pass and an interception. According to meteorologists, Tornadoes are ...



Glenn 'GB' Edward Browne  Ocala News

Glenn 'GB' Edward Browne, 43, of Citrus Springs passed away peacefully at his residence with his wife and mother by his side on May 28, 2019. He was born in ...



Big sister surprises graduating Lake Weir senior in military homecoming  WCJB

A heartwarming reunion led to thunderous applause from the crowd gathered at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion in Ocala for Thursday night's Lake Weir ...



Holocaust survivor speaks at Lake Weir H.S.  Ocala

CANDLER — Holocaust survivor Gene Klein shared his story with students at Lake Weir High School on Thursday, detailing the horrors of the Auschwitz death ...



Vanguard improves to 8-0 with 49-14 win over Lake Weir  Daily Commercial

CANDLER — No. 3 ranked Vanguard traveled to Lake Weir on Friday night looking to stay unbeaten in District 6A-5, and overall.Led by quarterback Trevonte ...



Strong surge: Lake Weir wins shootout with South Lake 42-28  Ocala

CANDLER — Following a brief lightning delay, Lake Weir took the field in front of an impressive homecoming crowd. Having lost its last two games, Lake Weir ...



Lake Weir High substitute accused of groping students  Ocala

Timothy Cooke, 58, was fired by the School District on Wednesday, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office. A substitute teacher at Lake Weir High ...



Teen arrested for threats against Lake Weir High School  WFTV Orlando

Marion County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested 17-year old Merquetio Alan Stevenson for making threats of violence towards other students at Lake Weir High ...



Gainesville pulls away late at Lake Weir  Ocala

CANDLER — Lake Weir (3-1) and Gainesville (2-1) squared off in a battle of the Hurricanes Friday night. The district matchup proved to be an exciting slugfest ...



Several county athletes ready for next level  Ocala

CANDLER — How often do you see a teenager welcome his first child into the world, and sign on to play Division I college football all in one week?If nothing ...



Bands from Lake, Sumter and Marion show their stuff  Ocala

Four bands from Marion County earned superiors in the FBA District 19 event.



Lake Weir High School grieves loss of two students  WESH Orlando

Two Lake Weir High School students died in a crash Friday evening. The Florida Highway Patrol said William Wetherington of Silver Springs was driving the car, ...



At Forest after school shooting, a room with a new view  Ocala

“The Room,” as Forest High School students called it late last school year, is the classroom where a former student fired a shotgun blast through the door, ...



Lake Weir hires Robinson as new football coach  Ocala

Knox Robinson is the new head football coach at Lake Weir High School. Robinson, 28, takes over for Will Dettor, who resigned after one season as head coach ...



MCSO: Teens vandalized LWHS with racist, sexual graffiti  Ocala

The graffiti included racist slurs against blacks, sexual profanities and crude sexual drawings, along gang references, according to photos provided by the ...



Lake Weir teacher accused of having sex with student says it was 'worth it'  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

A Lake Weir high school teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a teenage girl said it would be "worth it" if he were caught, according to the Marion ...



Two Lake Weir High School students killed in crash in Ocala National Forest  WFTV Orlando

Two Lake Weir High School students died after their car left the roadway and crashed into a tree in the Ocala National Forest Friday evening, the Florida ...



Gun, Loaded Magazine In Backpack At Ocala's West Port High School Lead To Lockdown  WUFT

Not even two full weeks of the 2018 school year have passed, and Marion County is dealing with another gun incident at a school. It led to a Code Yellow ...



Family can walk for 2 deceased LWHS students  Ocala

Clearance came from the district after precedent was discovered.



High School Football Spotlight: Lake Weir  Ocala

COACH: Will Dettor, 1st season2016 RECORD: 2-8, 0-4 in districtDISTRICT: 6A-5QUOTABLE: “Believing is something they've struggled with a little bit over the ...



Lake Weirs Honaker a strong competitor  Ocala

Lake Weir's Zach Honaker began his competitive prep weightlifting career as a learner.As the self-proclaimed “weakest kid on the team” during his freshman ...



Carr wraps up senior year as countys top wrestler  Ocala

What began as an extra summer workout soon became something Lake Weir senior wrestler Cameron Carr soon turned it into a sport he was one of the best at.



Report: Screaming, shirtless man runs around LWHS campus  Ocala

Marion County deputies arrested a man who reportedly jumped a fence, removed his shirt and shoes, and then ran around a high school campus.



Marion County schools may go straight to court if parents dont get kids to class  Ocala

Marion County parents, beware: The School District has ramped up truancy enforcement. And, after a hiatus, parents of habitual offenders are once again being ...



Global industry; local impact  Ocala

Students in global logistics programs at Marion County high schools are preparing for careers while also helping teachers and other students.



Double-murder suspect: I dont know these people  Ocala

Emanuel Tuggerson, one of two suspects in a January double murder, said Friday he was not at the house where a teenager and his stepfather were killed ...



Ocala judge grants more time in Weirsdale double murder case  Ocala

Isaiah Ishmael Richard and Emanuel Angelo Tuggerson are each charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the Jan. 29, 2017, deaths of Lake Weir High ...



The Rock is a boon for LWHS students  Ocala

High school program provides food, supplies and haven for students in need.



Ocala Lake Weir Cornerback Brian Dillard Verbally Commits to USF Football  The Daily Stampede

Ocala Lake Weir conerback Brian Dillard announced via Twitter his verbal commitment to USF on Tuesday afternoon, bringing the Bulls' commit total to 11 for ...



Lake Weirs Cameron Carr is the 2018 Star-Banner wrestler of the year  Ocala

Though it doesn't showcase the most wrestlers, Marion County does have a history of having some of the best.This year, we feature Cameron Carr, a 285-pound ...



Colts rally past Hurricanes  Ocala

CANDLER -- After trailing through three full quarters of play on Thursday night, the North Marion boys basketball team picked up the pace when it was needed ...



Tools 4 Teaching celebrates 10 years of stocking Marion classrooms  Ocala

When the Tools 4 Teaching school supply store launched a decade ago, housed in a small room at the Thelma Parker Center, officials wondered how they ...



Marion County Schools announce baccalaureate and graduation dates  Villages-News

Marion County school officials have announced dates for upcoming baccalaureate and graduation schedules for students in the class of 2018. Those include:.



SunTran marks 20 years  Ocala

Fenton Jackson stepped off the yellow route bus Thursday at Union Station, placed his two green reusable bags on a bench, and waited for the purple route bus ...



Belleview Christmas Parade winners  Ocala

Categories were Bands, Marching Units, Commercial Float, Marching with Vehicle, Horse Unit, Non-Commercial and Motorized.



Blues-inspired eatery with a flair for Cuban and Cajun cuisine opening in Leesburg  Villages-News

The Mojo Grill, which has two locations in Ocala and another in Belleview, is scheduled to open March 25 in the old Chili's Grill & Bar location at 9925 U.S. Hwy.



Marya R. Latson: A man who lives by the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Ocala

One recent Sunday, I hurriedly entered the Belleview Winn-Dixie with the intention of getting only three items and rushing home — but something caught my ...



Lake Weir hires Will Dettor as head football coach  Ocala

Lake Weir High School announced on Monday the hiring of Will Dettor as the Hurricanes' new head football coach.Dettor takes over for Tim Hicks, who began ...



Lake Weir lifter Tylah Brooks leads county contingent at state meet  Ocala

Lake Weir girls weightlifting coach Wesley Fray remembers well when the Hurricanes had their last state champ. His daughter, Bejai Fray, took home the state ...



American flags ceremonially disposed of  Ocala

Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4493, AMVETS Post 10 and Lake Weir High School Army JROTC joined together for the ceremony at Lowes on ...



Local Post 284 celebrates 100 years of the American Legion  Ocala

The American Legion Centennial Celebration included a ceremonial replacement of an American flag on a pole in front of Belleview City Hall with a new one ...



FAU football coach Lane Kiffin visited a recruit in the hospital maternity ward  USA TODAY High School Sports

FAU football coach Lane Kiffin spent part of Wednesday in a hospital maternity ward to visit a football recruit.



Star-Banner girls weightlifters of the year, KeAna Edwards and Ramika Scott  Ocala

Walking into the Lake Weir girls weightlifting room, the obvious sense of “this is no ordinary gym” is clearly evident.A converted classroom full of rows of ...



Virgil T. (Buddy) Fudge  Villages-News

On April 15th, 1943, Buddy was born to Vergiedene (Flo) Shannon Fudge & Woodrow Wilson Fudge. Flo rode the train from Belleview to Wildwood, as that was ...



Final report on January crash that killed 2 teens  Ocala

The Florida Highway Patrol has completed its investigation of a Jan. 19 single-vehicle crash that killed two teenagers.In his report, Cpl. Jason Roberts said the ...



Ex-substitute teacher convicted of groping-related crimes  Ocala

A former Marion County Public School substitute teacher was found guilty Thursday afternoon of four counts of misdemeanor battery related to groping ...



Restaurateur, others cook up youth program  Ocala

The Future Culinary Professionals mentoring program will help propel young aspiring chefs into the restaurant community. Some of them are already dishing up ...



Lake Weir HS principal to Manatee County? - News - Ocala.com  Ocala

As district leadership continues to restructure personnel, the Manatee County School Board seems poised to approve two candidates for key management ...



OCA student faces charge after I will shoot up the school message  Ocala

The 16-year-old boy turned himself in on the misdemeanor charge of disruption of a school function.



West Ports Hartman named rookie teacher of the year  Ocala

West Port High School biology teacher Michael Hay Hartman was named Marion County's 2018 Rookie Teacher of the Year on Wednesday. Hartman ...



Wife, mom, restaurateur struggles after husbands death  Ocala

The Off The Hook Bar & Grill co-owner died of complications from a traffic crash. The Belleview eatery is known for its Peruvian cuisine.



Grad section: High school Class of 2018 graduation candidates  Ocala

GRADUATION CANDIDATES. Marion County high school students scheduled to graduate in 2018. PUBLIC. Belleview High School ...



Marion students accused of vandalizing school with graffiti  Central Florida News 13

Marion County Sheriff's Office says a deputy found offensive graffiti all over Lake Weir High School in Ocala.



Court notes: 6 plead; 5 wont see charges  Ocala

Six Marion County defendants recently entered plea deals while the State Attorney's Office announced it would not pursue charges against another five.



Marion County Sheriff's Office Investigating Double Homicide, Home Invasion In Weirsdale  WUFT

Marion County Sheriff's Office is investigating a double homicide and home invasion that occurred Sunday. Deputies responded to a 911 call Sunday morning at ...



Court notes: 5 plead; 10 won't see charges - News - Ocala.com  Ocala

Five Marion County defendants recently entered pleas while the State Attorney's Office announced it would not pursue charges against another 10.



MCSO: 2 men arrested in Weirsdale double murder  Daily Commercial

OCALA — Nearly four months after a man and his stepson were brutally gunned down inside their Weirsdale home, Marion County Sheriff's Office detectives ...



Marion County Deputies search for missing runaway  WCJB

16 year old, Michael Sparks, was last seen on February 28, 2018 at around 8:30am when he was dropped off at his bus stop for school.



Funeral service set for tattoo artist as man charged in his death walks out of jail  Villages-News

A 27-year-old Ocklawaha man charged in the death of a tattoo artist walking his seven-year-old daughter to a bus stop has been released on $10,000 bond.



Top local stories of 2018  Ocala

A 19-year-old man is accused of entering Forest High School on April 20 and firing a shotgun through the bottom of a classroom door, striking a student in the ...



Silver Springs teen charged as adult in June fatal crash  Ocala

Prosecutors charged James Harold Hammock Jr. with vehicular homicide and driving with no valid driver's license causing death or great bodily harm.



Missing child alert for Marion County teen  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A missing child alert has been issued for a teenager last seen in Marion County. Deputies are hoping you can help them find 16-year-old Michael Sparks.



2017 Girls Weightlifting State Finals glance  Ocala

2017 Girls Weightlifting State Finals Site: Belleview High SchoolStart time: Thursday (2A) and Friday (1A), 10 a.m. COUNTY QUALIFIERSThursdayVanguard ...



Lake Weir tabs Belger as new boys basketball coach, athletic director  Ocala

Gary Belger is coming home. The veteran boys basketball coach is returning to Marion County to coach at Lake Weir High School.



Remembering Irma: A year ago Tuesday, the hurricane hit  Ocala

Hide caption. One year ago Tuesday, this was a familiar sight in Marion County and many other parts of Florida Neighbors try to make Southwest 19th Avenue ...



Class of 2020 reflects on freshman year  Ocala

They were tiny 5-year-olds in the summer of 2007, just weeks before they started kindergarten. While most of these little ones held tightly to a parent, a handful ...



Photos, video released in Weirsdale double homicide  Ocala

"We hope by releasing the video we can solve this heinous crime and get these violent suspects behind bars,” said MCSO spokeswoman Lauren Lettelier.



Mondays message in Ocala: #ForestStrong  Ocala

Superintendent of Schools Heidi Maier said during an impromptu press conference on Monday that the teachers at Forest High School should be commended ...



Marion County hurricane evacuations, shelters and sandbag locations  WKMG Orlando

See a list of Marion County shelter and sandbag locations and evacuation announcements:



Public schools closed Friday and Monday  Ocala

Here are the latest Irma-related news items: Schools. Marion County Public Schools will be closed Friday and Monday. High school football games scheduled ...



Teens consoled after classmate dies following traffic crash  Ocala

Grief counselors have been made available for students at Lake Weir High School after one of their classmates died Sunday in a traffic crash. Nickolas Watke ...



LWHS grad noted for worldwide deployments during ceremony  Ocala

Matthew Kanter is stationed at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada. His retirement ceremony was held Tuesday in Ocala to make it easier for family ...



Ocala Christmas Parade: Its go time  Ocala

Last year, the Ocala Christmas Parade set a record attendance, with an estimated 72000 spectators, said chairwoman Sue Mosley.



Three candidates so far in County Commission District 2  Ocala

Two political newcomers have filed to run against incumbent County Commissioner Kathy Bryant, who announced this week that she is seeking a third four-year ...



Winning QB Tim Hicks returns to lead Hurricanes  Ocala

Tim Hicks was Lake Weir High School's quarterback during a string of winning seasons for a program that hasn't had many over the last five decades.



Arrest made in rash of Ocala shootings, police say  WFTV Orlando

An arrest has been made in one of the shootings that happened in Ocala last week.



Double-murder suspect denies involvement in shootings  Ocala

Isaiah Richard, 20, was told by Judge Robert Landt in a brief court appearance Saturday at the Marion County Jail that he had no bond and therefore would ...



Man's roadway death ruled a suicide - News - Ocala.com  Ocala

Marion County Sheriff's Office detectives have concluded their investigation into last month's shooting where a man shot himself along a busy roadway and later ...



The Shores and Candler, still growing - News - Ocala.com  Ocala

Silver Springs Shores, one of the fastest growing communities in Marion County, experienced its first major burst of development in the 1970s when investors ...



NAACP branch names new leadership team - News - Ocala.com  Ocala

Brendien Mitchell Sr. has been named president of the local branch of the NAACP. The group's theme during his two-year term is “Small Town, Big Impact: How ...



Marions mobile home residents ordered to evacuate  Ocala

"I've got food. I'm good," said Leon Yarborough at Ocala RV Camp Resort. "This one is more dangerous than the others, though. I'd give it more of a thought to ...



Code red and code yellow: What you need to know  WFTV Orlando

Marion County schools were put under a code yellow lockdown Friday after a student was shot on campus at Forest High School, deputies said.



Crews now demolishing Wild Waters  Ocala

Two years after closing and 40 years after opening, the iconic Wild Waters park is coming down. A demolition crew started tearing the sagging landmark apart ...



Hurricane Irma Recovery Updates For North Central Florida  WUFT

Alachua County: closed through Tuesday; Clay County: district schools and offices will remain closed through Wednesday, September 13th; College of Central ...



Death gives life to cause | Local News  Citrus County Chronicle

It was the fourth quarter with 2 minutes left until the end of the junior varsity football game against Lake Weir High School.



Ocalas Rashad Jones wins Guys Big Project  Ocala

Rashad Jones did it! Jones, owner of Big Lee's Barbecue in Ocala, and a team of brothers called the Grill Dads won Food Network's “Guy's Big Project,” starring ...



Silver Springs teen arrested after fatal crash  Ocala

The State Attorney's Office has not yet decided how it will proceed against the driver, who turns 18 on Jan. 31. A 17-year-old Silver Springs boy has been ...



Rashad Jones: From food truck to Food Network  Ocala

The co-owner of Ocala's Big Lee's will appear in the upcoming Food Network series “Guy's Big Project.” Big Lee's Barbecue is going big time. Rashad Jones ...



Strike up the band funds!  Ocala

Six years ago, West Port High School band director Scotty Vance and many of his students appeared before the School Board to protest the elimination of ...



Listado de refugios en el Centro de la Florida  Orlando Sentinel

Si todavía no has conseguido lugar donde pasar la tormenta, aquí la información de diversos refugios en la Florida Central.



New Walmart opens Wednesday in Silver Springs Shores  Ocala

SILVER SPRINGS SHORES — It is a large, sandy-brown building with yellow wildflowers freshly planted in the boulevards framing the parking lot off Bahia ...



Still smoking in the Shores - Entertainment - Ocala.com  Ocala

Folk who live deep in Silver Springs Shores, out where the Silver Lake Lodge was before it was torn down, and are up early on Thursdays, Fridays and ...



Deaths in Central Florida: 12/14  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.



Strawberry Festival and SpringsFest make a splash  Ocala

Two large outdoor festivals benefiting two great causes are set for this weekend in Ocala.



Central Florida shelter information  WFTV Orlando

More than 390 shelters are open throughout Florida with more than 72,000 people seeking shelter. More than 60 special needs shelters are open with 5,000 ...



Jason Tarlton told girl the sex arrest was 'worth it'  Daily Mail

A high school teacher has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a 17-year-old former student and telling her she was 'worth it' if he ever got caught.



Graduation candidates by school - News - Ocala.com  Ocala

List of graduation candidates by school in Marion County.



PD: 23-year-old man killed in shooting at Spring Manor Apartments in Ocala  WESH Orlando

A 23-year-old man died Monday after a shooting at the Spring Manor Apartments in Ocala, police said.



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