As Marion County Commissioners consider their shortfall, they have heard from various department heads over the past three days-- including one of the biggest budgetary expenditures, the Sheriff’s Office.
Crews are set to start work on the Starke railroad overpass on State Road 100 Monday. According to the Florida Department of Transportation, the project will see construction of a bridge from Adams Street to South Street in downtown Starke.
A 911 caller reported a man was threatening a family and firing a gun at a home near the Ocala International Airport. After several hours of negotiations, he surrendered and was charged with aggravated assault.
The money to fund the program was donated by Walmart and will support operational and infrastructure improvements at rural food banks, which often don’t receive the same level of federal assistance as food banks in more urban communities.