Texas Roadhouse opens its doors in Ocala

Texas Roadhouse opens its doors in Ocala

The Texas Roadhouse, located at 3015 SW 32nd Ave., Ocala, has opened its doors. The more than 7,000 square foot restaurant, which sits in the Paddock Mall parking lot, is open Monday through Sunday and does call ahead seating. They offer hand-cut steaks, fall-off-the-bone ribs, made-from-scratch sides, and fresh-baked bread. Article continued below Texas Roadhouse […]

Teacher arrested for having sex with student

Teacher arrested for having sex with student

A former New Smyrna Beach High School teacher was arrested Thursday and charged with Unlawful Sexual Activity with a Minor. The student is a 16-year-old male. According to reports, Megan Parris, 28, turned herself in after a judge signed a warrant for her arrest. She was booked into the Volusia County Branch Jail on $25,000 […]

Traffic stop leads to three felon drug dealers being arrested

Traffic stop leads to three felon drug dealers being arrested

Three felons were arrested Wednesday during a traffic stop in Marion County. According to reports, the driver was stopped because of an expired tag. The driver, Ricky Deeley, 34, a violent criminal who has multiple felony convictions, including possession of cocaine as a minor, was driving the vehicle on a suspended driver’s license. He was […]

4-year-old molested by man as she was bathed

4-year-old molested by man as she was bathed

Jesse Holden Otero, 32, was arrested Tuesday after officials say he molested a 4-year-old girl. According to reports, the mother had dropped off her two children — her son, 2, and daughter, 4 — at Otero’s home so she could attend court. While at the home, Otero put the children in the bathtub. When the […]

Ocala Thriller 2019, vendors and dancers wanted

Ocala Thriller 2019, vendors and dancers wanted

Ocala, Florida — Ocala Thriller 2019, formally known as Thrill the World Ocala, is back for its ninth year this October which will take place on Saturday, October 12, from 5 p.m.- 10 p.m. on the Downtown Square. This is Ocala’s Biggest Fall Festival and you won’t want to miss it and is being sponsored […]

Woman tried to kill her kids, said husband “hexed” her

"The devil can't hurt you, he only hurts bad people. You have the light of Jesus in you and only Jesus can cure us."

Woman tried to kill her kids, said husband “hexed” her

Ocala — A Lake City woman says she attempted to kill her four children — ages 6 to 13 — because her husband “put a hex” on her. Ocala Fire Rescue Engine 7, Rescue 2, Tower 1, a safety officer and Battalion Chief 11 arrived to find a Pontiac minivan with severe front-end damage and […]

Gulf waters, additional recreational red snapper fishing days

Gulf waters, additional recreational red snapper fishing days

Tuesday, October 1, 2019, Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced six additional recreational red snapper fishing days for Gulf waters. The season for private recreational anglers and state for-hire operations will be open on the following Saturdays and Sundays: October 12-13, 19-20 and 26-27. “Florida is the fishing […]

New law for handheld devices in school and construction zones

As of Tuesday, October 1, using your phone is a school or construction zone is illegal. Texting and driving are already illegal in Florida. That law went in to affect earlier this year. As for construction and school zones, Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Kim Montes said, “Law enforcement agencies across the state won’t start issuing […]

Rumor control: no active shooter at Marion school

Rumor control: no active shooter at Marion school

  A woman who was shopping at the Marion Oaks Winn-Dixie Monday started a rumor by telling customers that Howard Middle School had an active shooter situation and that, the school was being swarmed by police. After receiving an email stating this fact, Ocala Post immediately reached out to the Ocala Police Department. OPD Public […]

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