Dec. 6, 2016 – Sunshine notice

Contact: Stacie Causey, Public Information Specialist Office: 352-438-2311 ▪ Cell: 352-789-2152 ▪ Email: stacie.causey@marioncountyfl.org   SUNSHINE NOTICES MARION COUNTY, Fla. (Dec. 6, 2016) – In accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Laws, the…

Pearl Harbor: FDR’s ‘infamy speech’ is one of the most remembered of all time

During a lazy Sunday around Christmastime in 1941, as Americans were listening to their musical programs, comedy routines, and New York Giants versus the Brooklyn Dodgers in NFL football, radio broadcasts were interrupted to announce that President Franklin D. Roosevelt had confirmed a “sneak attack” by the Japanese on American servicemen stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.The […]