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SunTran marks 20 years  Ocala

Bus system has made several changes, including a route overhaul.



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

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 ...



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 ...



Teen arrested for threats against Lake Weir High School | WFTV  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 ...



Students arrested after offensive graffiti spree leaves damage at Lake Weir High School  Villages-News

Two teenagers were arrested Tuesday and charged with breaking into a local business and vandalizing Lake Weir High School. Hunter Lee Alexander, 17, and.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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



Lane closure to create delays near Lake Weir High School  Villages-News

Motorists traveling northwest on SE Maricamp Road between SE 108th Terrace Road and Oak Road (at Lake Weir High School) will experience a temporary ...



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 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 ...



Student arrested at West Port after gun found in backpack  Ocala

A male student was arrested and a firearm, which had been reported stolen, along with ammunition, was seized at West Port High School on Wednesday.



Week 11 high school football previews  Ocala

All games start at 7:30 p.m. on Friday unless otherwise indicated.FOREST (3-6) at BELLEVIEW (0-8) Looking back: The Wildcats lost to Vanguard, 55-3, while ...



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 ...



Week 10 high school football previews  Ocala

All games start at 7:30 p.m. on Friday unless otherwise indicated.FOREST (3-5, 1-3 in District 5-6A) at VANGUARD (8-0, 4-0)Looking back: The Wildcats fell to ...



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 ...



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 ...



Marion students accused of vandalizing school with graffiti  Bay News 9

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



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 ...



Athletic Colts eyeing breakout season  Ocala

Looking back on the 2017 North Marion football team, perhaps the first thing seen is the 3-7 record. However, in so many ways, while accurate, that mark is ...



Family can walk for 2 deceased LWHS students  Ocala

Clearance came from the district after precedent was discovered.



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 ...



The Rock is a boon for LWHS students  Ocala

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



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 ...



Student threatened to shoot up Marion high school, officials say  WKMG Orlando

Deputies say a student was arrested in Marion County on allegations of making a threat against other students.



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.



Missing Marion County teen found dead, deputies say  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

A missing child alert is canceled for a missing 16-year-old Marion County boy, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.



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 ...



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:



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.



Canes aim to stay on track under Robinson  Ocala

First-year Lake Weir football head coach Knox Robinson is the Hurricanes' third skipper in as many seasons, but he is no stranger to the program.Robinson ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Hicks hired on as Hudsons new head coach  Ocala

Former Lake Weir High School football coach Tim Hicks has found a new home.Hicks, the head coach of the Hurricanes the previous three seasons, will now ...



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



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Two men arrested in Weirsdale double murder  Ocala

The arrests came one day before the younger of the victims, Lake Weir High School senior Bailey Zylo, would have graduated. OCALA — Nearly four months ...



Lake Weir High School JROTC to be given gift of parade swords from Sons of American Legion  Villages-News

The Sons of the American Legion Squadron #347 will be presenting a gift of parade swords to the cadets of the Lake Weir High School JROTC program at their ...



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 ...



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 ...



Marion County: Shelter, school closing information during Hurricane Irma | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

Marion County Public Schools and the Marion County Division of Emergency Management updated the school closings and shelter information Friday in ...



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 ...



No arrests yet in Sunday double homicide  Ocala

WEIRSDALE - Yellow crime tape still surrounded the property Monday where two people were killed Sunday morning in what the Marion County Sheriff's Office ...



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 ...



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 ...



Christine C. Holly  Villages-News

Christine C. Holly, 54, of Oxford, FL, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018. Christy was born March 9, 1964 in St. Petersburg to Warren and Jean.



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 ...



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.



Ocala skateboarders find a new home - News - Ocala.com  Ocala

Danny Jaramillo said when an Ocala skateboard park closed over two years ago, he started to adopt some bad ways.“I had no place to go,” said Jaramillo, 24, ...



Security beefed up at West Port; threats on social media follow racial incident  Ocala

Threats of violence on social media, as well as the general rumor mill, led the Ocala Police Department to beef up security Monday at West Port High School.



Local golfer celebrates surprise victory at prestigious Pebble Beach Pro-Am  Villages-News

You could excuse Silver Springs' Ted Potter Jr., if he envisioned never winning another tournament on the Professional Golfers Association Tour. After.



Ocala man, stepson served together in Iraq  Ocala

Joe Voge and Brian Cook were both deployed in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. Voge was a war planner for Army aviation at a command center in Kuwait; ...



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 ...



Ocala: Arrest in apartment shootings | WFTV | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

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



Teen killed in crash is recalled as funny and caring  Ocala

OCKLAWAHA — As family members and friends grieved over the death of a 15-year-old Silver Springs boy killed in a violent wreck on Southeast 183rd Avenue ...



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.



Lake Weirs Blake Minton quietly lifts his way to third at state  Ocala

Leadership in sports can be expressed in different ways.Some athletes are loud and in-your-face, being demanding, reassuring or rah-rah, depending on the ...



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.



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.



Man who shot himself while driving has died  Ocala

A Marion Oaks man who shot himself while driving last week has died.Marion County Sheriff's Office detectives said Tuesday that Vincent Rivera, 25, died ...



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 ...



Substitute teachers troubled history dates back to 2005  Ocala

The substitute teacher arrested in February and accused of groping students has a history of inappropriate relationships with students dating back to 2005.



Shores man shot to death in Wal-Mart parking lot  Ocala

A 21-year-old man was shot and killed during an apparent dispute in the Wal-Mart parking lot in Silver Springs Shores on Wednesday night.



Noles News: Former Noles all over top NFL player countdown  Tomahawk Nation

Levonta Taylor leads the nation in returning cornerbacks this upcoming season. FSU CB Levonta Taylor leads the nation's returning cornerbacks by allowing a ...



Last splash at Wild Waters  Ocala

SILVER SPRINGS — Michelle Cole was the last person to slide down Osceola's Revenge water flume Labor Day evening at Wild Waters Water Park just before ...



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.



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 ...



Mandatory evacuations ordered for mobile homes in Marion County  Villages-News

Due to the current projected path of Hurricane Irma, Marion County Emergency Management officials have issued a mandatory evacuation order for those.



Deaths in Central Florida: 12/14  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Dinkins, Sr. Leo, 82, of Mount Dora, died Sunday, ...



NAACP branch names new leadership team  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 ...



Graduation candidates by school - News - Ocala.com  Ocala

List of graduation candidates by school in Marion County.



Youth job fair draws hundreds  Ocala

Only five businesses attended a local youth job expo in June 2014. At that event, more than 350 young adults dressed in suits and dresses waited in long lines ...



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 ...



Marion County hurricane evacuations, shelters and sandbag...  WKMG Orlando

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



Public schools closed Friday and Monday - News - Ocala.com  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 ...



New Walmart opens Wednesday in Silver Springs Shores  Ocala

Reta Mulconrey is the first manager of this new Walmart, which is scheduled to open Wednesday.



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.



How Rondo got his Mojo back - News - Ocala.com  Ocala

Sept. 22, 2007, was likely the darkest night of Rondo's life. Ron Fernandez, the owner of one of the hottest nightspots in Ocala at the time, was handcuffed and ...



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 ...



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 $10000 bond.



East Ridge players ready to focus on football  Daily Commercial

Jason Robinson believes the best way for the East Ridge High School football team to refocus after a tumultuous week is to get them back on the field.And he'll ...



New program staves off expulsion - News - Ocala.com  Ocala

With little fanfare, the school district has significantly changed the way it handles students caught on campus while possessing, or under the influence of, drugs ...



Strawberry Festival and SpringsFest make a splash  Ocala

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



Marion County Christmas Parade set for Saturday  Ocala

These days, Sue Mosley is all about the Ocala/Marion County Christmas Parade. The parade chairwoman is keeping track of the 110 units set to roll down East ...



Man dies in early morning single-vehicle crash  Ocala

All five of the vehicle's occupants were taken to Ocala Regional Medical Center, where passenger Alex Ray Oestreich, 24, from Summerfield, died.



Previews of Friday nights high school football games  Daily Commercial

Bradenton Christian (3-5) at Mount Dora Christian (8-0)7 p.m., MDCA Athletic ComplexAfter running the table in the regular season, Mount Dora Christian ...



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.



FHP: Summerfield woman killed by hit-and-run driver  Ocala

DALLAS - A Summerfield woman found dead on South U.S. 301 early Tuesday morning was the victim of a hit-and-run driver, according to the Florida Highway ...



Teen indicted on murder, burglary in connection with Shores homicide  Ocala

A grand jury indicted 16-year-old Tykeem Weldon Tuesday on one count each of first-degree felony murder and burglary of a dwelling with a firearm.



JROTC cadet killed in motorcycle accident honored by fellow cadets, Sons of the American Legion  Villages-News

The Sons of the American Legion Squadron #347 presented a gift of ceremonial swords to the Army Junior ROTC cadets from Lake Weir High School at their.



Ocala Church, Community Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.  WUFT

On the eve of the celebration of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., people of all ages, races, and religions rapidly fill New St. John Baptist Church.



Suspect named in fatal shooting at Spring Manor Apartments  Ocala

Ocala Police Department detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for a 21-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting another man in a parking at Spring ...



American Legion Auxiliary Unit 347 recognizes young people who are making a difference  Villages-News

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 347 recognized several outstanding young people at their September monthly meeting. Leesburg High School freshman Jordan.



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