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SPCA Offers Pet Safety Tips for Hurricane Season

Sumter-- With hurricane season quickly approaching, many communities are preparing early for a summer of unknowns. Alongside those preparations, YOUR Humane Society SPCA (formerly known as Humane Society SPCA/Sumter County) has released important info, safety…

Police Search for Suspect in Fatal Mount Dora…

MOUNT DORA -- Officials are searching for a suspect connected to a hit-and-run accident in Mount Dora early Friday morning that left one Mount Dora man dead according to Florida Highway Patrol reports. According to…

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Officials Set to Break Ground on New Lake…

TAVARES -- Lake County officials prepare for groundbreaking ceremony for the new 31,000 square foot animal shelter that will be the new temporary home for hundreds of pets while they wait to be adopted. The…

UPDATE: Gunman in Custody and One Victim Deceased

OCALA -- One man is in custody following a shooting at the Ocala Walmart on SR 40. The shooting occurred mid-day Saturday and police have described it as a domestic violence altercation ending with multiple…

One Injured in Ocala Walmart Shooting

OCALA -- Approximately mid-day on Saturday, Walmart on 40 East near Silver Springs was evacuated due to a shooting. Sources say that one gunman entered Walmart through the garden center and pulled out a gun…

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Lake County Farm Tour Offers Inside Look at…

TAVARES — The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County is hosting a guided bus tour of Lake County’s farms and agricultural attractions during the 9th Annual Lake County…

Marion County Organizes Hurricane Relief Drive

OCALA — The Marion County Commissioners Office released information for a relief drive for the victims of Hurricane Michael. “Marion County has a long history of stepping up to help others in times of need,”…

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Man Killed in Dunnellon Shooting

DUNNELLON — The Marion County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call around 7 p.m. Wednesday night reporting gunfire. The shooting was in Dunnellon near Southwest 106th place near the 13300 block. Upon police arrival, one male…

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Paddock Mall Evacuated Due to Structure Fire

OCALA -- Marion County Fire Rescue responded to a reported a structure fire at 3100 SW College Road. Around 11:30 a.m Fire Rescue began evacuating the mall in response to the report. Multiple fire rescue…

Lake County Clerk’s Office Awarded for Excellence in…

TAVARES -- The Lake County Clerk Of Court's Office in Tavares was awarded a Certificate Of Achievement In Excellence in Financial Reporting. The award was given by the Government Finance Officers Association for both the United States and…

Treat Ideas for a Sugar Free Halloween

OCALA -- When trick-or-treating look for houses that display teal pumpkins in their yard or porch. This special colored pumpkin means this house contains treats that are for kids with food allergies. If handing out treats…