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  • Delbert Tibbs dies at 74; exonerated man's life defined by time on death row

    After Delbert Tibbs dropped out of a Chicago seminary in 1972, he went on the road, walking, hopping freight trains and taking odd jobs across the U.S. One day in early 1974, police stopped him near Ocala, Fla., and questioned him about a crime 220...
  • Aquinas, Heritage and Grandview Prep sit atop FHSAA Sunshine Cup all-sports award standings

    With the winter sports season finished, St. Thomas Aquinas, American Heritage and Grandview Prep lead their respective classifications in the FHSAA Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup all-sports award standings.   Here are the top 10 teams in the overall...
  • Man became enraged when he couldn't get inside jail, deputies say

    Man became enraged when he couldn't get inside jail, deputies say
    Most people try to stay out of jail on St. Patrick's Day -- but apparently not this lad. Jackie Eugene Mayo decided to turn himself in at Marion County Jail  -- but the staggering man couldn't find a way in, according to deputies, reports the Ocala Star...
  • ODU gets 2nd basketball commitment for 2014

    Old Dominion landed its second recruit in eight days when Javonte Douglas, a 6-foot-7 junior college forward, committed to the Monarchs this weekend. Douglas is a Charlotte, N.C., native who played at College of Central Florida in Ocala. He led CCF in...
  • 2013 Sunshine State Athletic Conference football team

    2013 Sunshine State Athletic Conference football team
    The Sunshine State Athletic Conference is an independent sports conference for Class 2A and 3A programs. The following teams were selected by SSAC coaches   First Team- Offense QB: Parker Davis-Windermere Prep RB: Byron Masoline- First Academy-...
  • Week 10 high school football scores

    Week 10 high school football scores
    Friday's games Super 16 No. 1 Apopka 45, Olympia 17 - F No. 2 Dr. Phillips 42, Freedom 14 - F No. 3 West Orange 50, Evans 14 - F No. 4 Lake Mary 48, Orange City University 13 - F No. 5 Daytona Beach Mainland 17, No. 8 Daytona Beach Seabreeze 0 - F...
  • Senate Dem Leader Smith, Rep. Baxley debate SYG on Fox News

    TALLAHASSEE -- TALLAHASSEE – Florida Senate Democratic Leader Chris Smith of Fort Lauderdale and state Rep. Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala, were featured on Fox News show “Justice with Judge Janine” Sunday night to debate the Stand Your Ground...
  • Your guide to choosing a college

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  • Florida travel calendar for May

    Florida travel calendar for May
    Check out festivals and events in May across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) May 2: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
  • Florida's drive-in movie theaters offer a time-travel ticket

    Florida's drive-in movie theaters offer a time-travel ticket
    According to the theater's website, it was important that I arrived early at the Silver Moon Drive-In, but I probably overdid it. The Silver Moon — the first drive-in in Lakeland and now its last — was a ghost town when I got there a...
  • Changes coming to Silver Springs

    Changes coming to Silver Springs
    I'm pretty sure I just made my first trip to Silver Springs, the iconic old-school tourist attraction in Ocala. I know that my parents used to take me along to family vacations to Ocala when I was a youngster. I have old snapshots of pretend gunfights...