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Belleview teenager’s agonizing wait for kidney transplant appears to be over

Belleview teenager Cole Tumey is scheduled to receive a new kidney Tuesday morning at UF Health Shands Hospital.

Man nabbed on multitude of charges when strike team raids Ocala residence

A man was arrested Wednesday when agents from the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team and the Ocala Police Department’s SWAT team raided an Ocala residence.

Headlines

Recently sprung Ocala man back in jail after rampage

A 33-year-old Ocala man who recently got out of jail was arrested again Monday after he allegedly went on a destructive rampage when his mother’s live-in boyfriend told him he had to move out.

Marion County nears 1,000 COVID-19 cases as virus continues to slam tri-county area

Marion County is continuing to see a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases, with 986 being reported Monday.

Photos

Sunrise Over Glen Hill Farm In Ocala

Check out this sunrise over Glen Hill Farm in Ocala. Thanks to Wendy Melnyk for sharing! Share your local photos with us at https://ocala-news.com/submit-your-photos!

Miniature Cows Enjoying Their Pasture In Micanopy

Check out these cows enjoying their new pastures at Delta Shamrock Farms in Micanopy. Thanks to Debbie Driggers for sharing! Share your local photos with...

More Headlines

Marion County motorists can expect road closure on N.E. 52nd Avenue

Motorists in Marion County can expect a temporary road closure along N.E. 52nd Avenue between the intersections of N.E. 51st Avenue Road and N.E. 4th Street through Aug. 7.

FedEx driver helps Marion sheriff’s deputies nab Umatilla man after pursuit

A man was jailed recently after a FedEx driver helped Marion County sheriff’s deputies take him into custody.

New York City transplant nabbed for driving with suspended license

An Ocala motorist was jailed Wednesday morning after a Marion County sheriff’s deputy recognized him and knew he didn’t have a driver’s license.

22-year-old Ocala man nabbed on DUI charge after reports of reckless driver

An Ocala man was jailed recently after Marion County sheriff’s deputies received a call about a reckless driver.

Business

Chuck E Cheese Ocala off list of nationwide closures amidst company bankruptcy filing

Chuck E Cheese in Ocala was not included in the list of restaurant locations closed by the company as a result of their bankruptcy filing last week.

Local business owner asking for donations to benefit family of late soldier

A local business owner is asking the community for donations to help the family of a late solider. 

Ocala Sports Performance cuts ribbon on new personal training hub

Ocala Sports Performance cut the ribbon on their new personal training hub on Thursday afternoon. 

Crime

FedEx driver helps Marion sheriff’s deputies nab Umatilla man after pursuit

A man was jailed recently after a FedEx driver helped Marion County sheriff’s deputies take him into custody.

New York City transplant nabbed for driving with suspended license

An Ocala motorist was jailed Wednesday morning after a Marion County sheriff’s deputy recognized him and knew he didn’t have a driver’s license.

22-year-old Ocala man nabbed on DUI charge after reports of reckless driver

An Ocala man was jailed recently after Marion County sheriff’s deputies received a call about a reckless driver.

Obituaries

Jack Farley

Jack Farley, 91, of Ocala, Florida, passed away on June 27, 2020. Announcement by Legacy.com.

Robert L. Van Heyde

Robert L. Van Heyde, 90, passed away peacefully in Ocala, Florida, on June 29, 2020. Announcement by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home, Ocala, FL.

Wallace Trevor Townley Hall

Wallace Trevor Townley Hall, 44, was born on October 13, 1975 in Ocala, Florida. He entered his eternal rest with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 30, 2020. Announcement by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home, Ocala, FL.

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