Ocala

DCF hiring 200 temps to help with emergency Food for Florida program

CLM logoOCALA, Fla. (Sept. 22, 2017) – As a result of Hurricane Irma, the Florida Department of Children and Families is hiring 200 temporary workers for the Ocala call center to support the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Juveniles caught pushing stolen car at CR mall

A Citrus County deputy today caught four juveniles pushing a car through the Crystal River Mall parking lot.

The car turned out to be reported as stolen from Ocala, the Sheriff's Office said today.

CF gets suicide prevention grant

The College of Central Florida was recently awarded a $294,930 Campus Suicide Prevention Grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The funds will be used to implement a collegewide suicide prevention project.

Ocala Main Street program accredited

Ocala Main Street has been designated as an accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center.

Money, drugs, guns seized in traffic stops, search

ROM LEFT: Leslie Douglas, Jordan Carrier and Clifford Floyd. (June 14, 2016)

Three people were arrested today after Citrus County deputies found drugs, cash and weapons in the Dunnellon area.

YouthBuild graduates turn in hammers for diplomas

OCALA – Phoenix Rising graduates traded hardhats for mortar boards and hammers for diplomas Friday as they celebrated completion of Citrus County’s second and third YouthBuild projects and fourth home.

The graduation was held at Calvary Church in Inverness, just off Croft Road at 2728 E. Harley St. The church is near the Southern Pines subdivision, home to the most recent two YouthBuilds.

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