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Over 200 Service Centers Begin to Issue New Florida Driver’s License and ID Cards

By | October 16, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – More than 200 service centers are expected to begin issuing Florida’s new Driver’s License and Identification cards according to a press release issued by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. The release stated the Department will… Read More »

Officers Raid Ocala Internet Cafe, Arrest Three

By | September 29, 2017

OCALA, Fla. – A team of local, state, and federal law enforcement officers dubbed The Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team executed a search warrant on an internet cafe located in Ocala Thursday resulting in three arrests according to the Ocala Police Department.… Read More »

DCF Announces Release of Food Stamp Benefits Within 48 Hours for Hurricane Irma Preparation

By | September 6, 2017

FLORIDA – The Department of Children and Families announced on Wednesday it will be releasing food stamp benefits early to help benefit recipients prepare for Hurricane Irma. “Attention: To help families prepare for Hurricane Irma, SNAP benefits for the month… Read More »

DCF Monitoring Hurricane Irma to Determine Early Release of Food Stamp Benefits

By | September 6, 2017

FLORIDA – While Hurricane Irma makes her wy toward the Sunshine State, many residents are struggling to prepare by stocking up on water and non-perishable foods. However, some residents who rely on Food Stamps are wondering if their benefits will… Read More »

Ocala Man Charged with Homicide After Killing Three While Driving Under the Influence

By | September 4, 2017

OCALA, Fla. – An Ocala man was arrested Sunday afternoon months after being involved in an accident that left a family of three dead. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, 31-year-old Travis Lee Johnson was charged with three counts of… Read More »

Dump Truck Crashes Into Overpass Causing Traffic Backup on I-75

By | August 23, 2017

LAKE PANASOFFKEE, Fla. – Motorists traveling northbound on Interstate 75 Wednesday morning were delayed after a dump truck struck an overpass on the Interstate causing traffic to back up for more than seven miles according to Florida Highway Patrol reports. The… Read More »